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Yes, Even Your Company Needs A Video Strategy In 2017

Your customers don’t expect Oscar-worthy production value. More often than not, the scrappier the better.<p>They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but what about a video? That’s not a rhetorical question. According to Forrester Research, a minute of video is now worth an estimated 1.8 million …

6 Sources of Free, High Quality Images for Your Blog

The right image can attract clicks from both your website visitors, as well as your social media followers.<p>High quality images are an essential component of an engaging blog post. The right image can attract clicks from both your website visitors, as well as your social media followers. Why? …

Web Design

Your shit is never going to be 100% together

In your early twenties, you knew that one day your shit would be together. Sure, you were barely scraping enough money together to pay the rent, but …

Arianna Huffington

Introducing Unity 2017

We’re excited to announce that Unity 2017.1 has been released and is now available for download. We want to thank the Unity community for their …

.Net Framework

The Secrets of Successful Art Production with Archer 3D Director

Creative

What? You Are Still Doing High-Fidelity Prototype Slowly?

Have you ever spent half a month designing a high-fidelity prototype, but it was denied within a few minutes? So much time and energy have been spent …

UX Design

Feeling nostalgic? You can now download every macOS wallpaper since Cheetah in 5K

Often one of the best things about a new version of macOS is the new wallpaper options. Over the years though, some of the most iconic wallpapers have gradually disappeared from the operating system as screen resolution has improved. Fear not, as Stephen Hackett of 512 Pixels has rounded up every …

OS X

CSAT PODCAST 23 BE RELENTLESS AND FOCUSED

The Hack: Having a Media Company Mentality

This is a subject I have been thinking about for a long time. It’s the reason I’ve been such a success. And the truth is, there is <i>no reason to do</i> …

Marketing

Artist Program - Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Artist Program Alum<p>Elaine Wu<p>2014 General Track<p>As a child, Elaine always expressed an interest in the arts; whether it was braiding bracelets, or …

Animation

Microsoft will shut down Windows App Studio on December 1

Microsoft today announced it is killing off its Windows App Studio service. The free web-based tool, which is designed to let anyone build Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, will be shut down on December 1, 2017.<p>For those who want to keep building Windows Store apps without having to code them …

Microsoft

Killer tips for perfect animation portfolios

It doesn't matter how talented an animator you are. If you don't have a killer portfolio to showcase your skills, that job you've dreamed of is …

7 Mistakes That Are Keeping Starving Artists From Thriving

Dead Ringer Show feat. FDA – Eat Pose Voyage

Let me explain…<p>This art show was absolutely one of the best, most amazing experiences I have ever had in my entire life! The fact that my mom came …

Free icons for product design

People eat with their eyes first—and the more colors they see, the more they chow down. Your design may not literally be Michelin-ready, but giving …

Kamikaze: Volume 2 and SoundBox

Kamikaze is a Glyph Award winning scifi webcomic forged with equal parts passion, talent, and geekery by Havana Nguyen, and Alan and Carrie Tupper. …

Call Detail

Entry Deadline: <b>6/19/17</b><br>Days remaining to deadline: <b>12</b><p>REQUIREMENTS:<p>Media Images: <b>5</b><p>THE CITY OF ATLANTA MAYOR’S OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS (OCA) PUBLIC ART …

Sean's high res pencils

<b>Email:</b><p>Sean AT seanellery DOT com<p>HIGH RES' PENCILS FOR INKERS!<p>Some high res pencils for people to ink if they like. Some aren't available elsewhere on …

Sam Nielson: Painting Process

Someone asked a question about the process of painting a character, so I'll take a stab at that one. There are many processes that each have their …

Create textured brushes in Photoshop

Textured brush options<p>A textured brush uses a pattern to make strokes look as if they are painted on textured canvas.<p>Click the pattern sample, and …

5 expensive logos and what they teach us

It’s difficult to know, most of the time, how much big companies really spend on logos. Few firms are willing to share figures, and even if they do, …

Make your own character bible

For anyone working professionally in character design, a character bible is one of the most essential elements of your workflow. A character bible is …

Free Tools For Comic Book Artists

Making comics is not just about learning how to draw, it’s about storytelling. This page is designed to make the process easier for you, by providing …

NEW! The Submission Guidelines for Every Comic Publisher

**[Last Updated: December 5, 2016]<p>So you want to break into comics but unsure how and who to submit to? You’ve landed on the right page. Here’s the …

$0 Design Tools For Your Startup

Creating a well-designed site, product, or project usually isn’t cheap. You know you want to make something that looks good–but how do you do it if …

Figure study practice tools for artists

Microsoft's Story Remix puts a Hollywood studio in your PC

For the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft has unveiled a new app that can transform your photos and videos into a cinematic spectacle, complete with CG effects, titles and a soundtrack. Called Story Remix, it's a Universal Windows App that uses deep learning and Microsoft's Graph, letting you pull …

10 Free and Essential Photoshop Video Tutorials for all Digital Artists

Discover a selection of 10 Free and Essential Photoshop Video Tutorials, including some of the best digital artists in the world: Goro Fujita, …

Tutorials

10 Social Media KPIs You Should Track and Monitor

Is your social media campaign generating any ROI? Identify the success of your campaign with these 8 social media KPIs.