PatreCon 2016

A conference for creators

Learn more about the PatreCon Mission


October 14th & 15th

Friday – Saturday


Patreon HQ

San Francisco, CA

November 29, 2016

PatreCon 2016 Video: What a weekend!

We learned, we laughed, we hugged, we high-fived… and we made a video about it.
Hear from creators who joined us at our HQ in San Francisco, for our first ever PatreCon! 

Share this video and spread the cheer for next year’s PatreCon!

Featuring: Tom Merritt, Kina Grannis, Lauren Shippen, David Michael Frank,
Zach Valenti, and more.

November 29, 2016

Chris Ryniak – The Business of Making Monsters

Finding friends is hard, making friends is easy. Chris Ryniak, creating friendly monster drawings, shares his multi-faceted business strategy of making a living as an independent character artist.

November 11, 2016

Make Great Stuff!

Jack Conte, Patreon’s CEO and half of Pomplamoose, spoke at PatreCon 2016 about his start to Patreon, how to avoid monsters, and the importance of making great stuff. 

Want more? View the rest of Jack’s talk where he discusses perceptions of art, defining what’s in your box, and why you should adjust your packaging.

NEED more?! Jack proposes that as a creator, you should work to publish and get sh!t done instead of obsessing about finishing your oeuvre.

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November 9, 2016

Invitation from Jack Conte!