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How to digitize artwork like an absolute pro

How to digitize artwork like an absolute pro

I started out as a traditional artist, and to this day I’m still converting some of my original artwork to…

What are the best drawing tablets that don’t need a computer?

What are the best drawing tablets that don’t need a computer?

We’re living in a golden age, my friends. I vividly remember earlier in my career when I wanted nothing more…

5 things your visual designer isn’t telling you

5 things your visual designer isn’t telling you

There are dirty little secrets in every profession, and the field of visual design is no different. It’s been my…

Be kind to your visual designer

Be kind to your visual designer

I don’t normally like to write “rant” posts, but today I need to vent. 🙂 I’m currently in the middle…

5 design tools I can’t live without

5 design tools I can’t live without

One of the most enjoyable things about being an illustrator is all the toys we get to play with. I’m…

5 more useful tips for young designers

5 more useful tips for young designers

Several years ago I wrote an article in which I offered some advice for young designers just coming into the…

Tips for Young Designers

Tips for Young Designers

It occurred to me the other day that I am no longer a young designer. Even though I can still…