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The Shameless Art of Self-Promotion: What Every Artist Should Do Right Now

Promotion takes time and effort. Here are three things every artist can do right now to get the word out about his or her work. Each of these tasks can …

 
A Short Guide to Awesome Digital Brush Resources for Photoshop and Manga Studio

If you own a digital drawing tool, you’re already familiar with the brushes that come with it. And for most people, the default brushes are adequate. But these brushes don’t …

 
The Low Tech Cord Holder

After years of struggling with routing and affixing cables to my desk so that they don’t slip off, I devised a home-made solution that cost me less than 15 cents. …

 
Back from the Dead: Reviving a 4th Generation iPod Classic

Taking apart an iPod Classic to update the battery isn’t for the faint of heart. But I did it anyway and lived to tell the tale. Did it work? Did …

 
The Best Online Pose Sites to Practice Figure Drawing

Drawing from reference is a great way to build your skill as an artist. Hiring a model to draw from isn’t cheap, but the Internet affords the next best thing …

 
Cable Management in the Studio: Before and After Photos

No matter how neat I try to keep my studio space, the one area that has always been a thorn in my side is the unsightly look of wires against …