[themeone_drop_cap letter="T" color="accent-color2" /]here are, of course, more than 5 ways to create a focal point in an image or design. The…

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What is a swipe file? Also known as a scrap file or morgue file, a swipe file is used by creatives of…

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Even if you've worked with it for years — on screen or on paper — you will always be in a learning mode when…

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This portrait drawing was developed using a photograph for reference. When I draw, I spend a lot of time looking and analyzing what…

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To begin with, social media is not about selling, but about conversations and providing value. Be knowable, likable and trustworthy. To make…

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[themeone_drop_cap letter="SHAPE" color="accent-color1" /] is one of the formal elements of 2-dimensional design. By formal we are referring to something that is…

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There is a phrase: ex nihilo nihil fit. It roughly translates from the Latin as from nothing, nothing comes. Generally, this is a…

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Color schemes work best when the amounts of the colors used in the design are not equal. A variety of proportions creates…

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Aesthetic sense and talent are raw materials. They amount to nothing without discipline. Education forces you to add skill, discipline and expertise to your talent. And in order to meet project deadlines, you learn to steward your time.

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A proper understanding of eye level goes a long way when you want to draw something accurately. When asked,"What is eye-level?" the…

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Avoid awkward moments and misunderstandings about getting paid for your freelance work. Prepare written agreements for each client that outlines the type of work you will do, how much you will charge for it, and how you want to be paid. You cannot make a living by doing favors.

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A colleague recently switched from the PC to the Mac, from Windows and Android to OS X and iOS. There's always a…

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