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Lettering Tips for Comics Writers

Image © Marvel.<p>This morning a writer I’m working with asked me if I had any tips for comics writers from a letterer’s point of view. This is …


Everything You Do Counts— The Compound Effect


80+ Hashtags for Artists

We all know that using hashtags when posting on Instagram is a great way to boost visibility and gain new followers. But deciding what hashtags to …

Social Media Marketing

The Questions You Should Be Asking During a Website Kickoff Meeting

The start of a website project is an exciting time. It is also possibly the most important point in the web design process. If you do not kick that …

Web Design

Establish The Terms of Engagement During First Client Meeting


20 Designers, 20 Questions, 20 Weeks

The interview series — giving you design tips, knowledge and inspiration (this is the intro article)<p>Learn from 20 experienced designers<p>I’ve brought …

Mobile Development

14 podcasts for anyone who wants advice on being more productive, creative, or successful

If you own or aspire to own a business, here's my new list of recommended podcasts for founders and entrepreneurs looking for wisdom on anything from internet marketing, productivity and motivation to virtual assistants, startup growth, and scaling.<p><b>4. The Ray Edwards Show (Faith-based)</b><p><b>5. Hack the</b> …


The Newest Generation of Entrepreneurs? Podcasters.

Like any startup founder, podcasters have to identify a need, a minimally viable product and -- the hardest part -- a source of money.<p>When we think about entrepreneurs, we often think about people who have risked everything -- an established career, financial security and personal relationships -- …


Overwatch’s highest-paid pro lands $150,000 salary deal

In case you've been living under a rock, eSports is massive. So big in fact, that even traditional sports leagues (like the NFL) are getting in on the act. Aside from TV networks, soccer clubs, and F1 racing, of course. And, judging by the latest scoop, competitive gaming may soon boast its own …


8 inspiring digital art portfolios and why they work

Having an organised digital art portfolio on a single, central website is a great way to promote your work.Many digital artists share their work …


10 digital artists you need to know

With digital art, anything is possible. Whether you're learning how to draw using Photoshop tutorials or are a digtial pro, anything from …

Digital Art

How to be an award-winning illustrator

What did you do when you turned 30? Award-winning creative Yuko Shimizu saved up, swapped her corporate job in Japan for art school and became a …

Haruki Murakami

How to draw and paint - 100 pro tips and tutorials

Every month ImagineFX magazine is inundated with queries from digital artists looking for advice on specific problems they're having with their …


How to colour your manga art like a pro

The best manga art is colourful and expressive, so here I'll explain how I work with colour and form to make my manga art characters shine. I'll also …


Create the perfect design portfolio: 30 pro tips

How much time do you spend improving your portfolio? Be honest - does it showcase your best stuff? Whether your design portfolio is physical or …

Web Design

How to make social media work for you

With over two billion active users worldwide, social media offers a powerful channel for artists to connect with audiences, build awareness and …

Social Media Marketing

Make manga with a touch of realism in 5 easy steps

Painting a realistic manga character isn't easy because the volumes aren't logical. For example, the eyes are totally flat. The best approach is to …


Blambot Comic Fonts & Lettering


Amazon Lumberyard - Free AAA Game Engine

Lumberyard is free and includes full source. There are no seat fees, subscription fees, or requirements to share revenue. Only pay for the AWS …

Game Development

50 tips that will make you a better illustrator

The year 2017 is my 10th as an illustrator, so here I've compiled 50 pearls of wisdom to help fellow illustrators. For a while I've been thinking …


Dilettante 013: On Giving a Good Critique

Last year, I wrote a Dilettante column offering advice for artists showing their work around conventions. It was well-received, but I realized a …


Dilettante 003: Showing Your Portfolio at Conventions

<i>WonderCon Anaheim is right around the corner—click here for details!—and many artists are interested in showing their portfolios. For a look at the</i> …

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Theme of the Month: Robots & Androids!


Art Is King

ART IS KING<br>features interviews with professional Artists, Entrepreneurs and Art Business Educators and our focus is on the Passion, Talent and …


FreshBooks Presents Pitch Your Podcast | FreshBooks

FreshBooks Loves Podcasts and Small Businesses<p>FreshBooks has proudly supported the podcast community for years. Not only because podcasts help …

Small Business


<b>Sharpie Slam 2017</b><br>a live Art Battle Event by @SuperNovaSouth<br>Brought to you by @ArtIsKing_ATL and @DeltaTangoMike<p>The Battle for ATL Art Supremacy is …