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A resource for aspiring illustrators. 10 Books Every Artist Must Read (that have nothing to do with making art) The 4-Hour Workweek Tim Ferriss gets a bad rap.

10 Books Every Artist Must Read (that have nothing to do with making art)

His polarizing personality seems to distract from the content of his books. And the content is great. There’s a lot to learn here about passive income, separating the notion of money from work, and generally upsetting many of the “normal” mindsets we have on things. This book was life-changing. 10 Books Every Artist Must Read. I love reading books on art.

10 Books Every Artist Must Read

Not just the kind with pretty pictures, either. But the kind with words. 10 Tips for Becoming a Hotshot Character Concept Artist. Every artist want to be a well known artist that can be identified by anyone in the industry.

10 Tips for Becoming a Hotshot Character Concept Artist

He or she wants to work on film, television or in games. But despite that we don’t know how to achieve our goal. How to Start. Hourly rate or project fee: What makes freelancers more money? We all know that figuring out what to charge is one of the most nerve-wracking parts about freelancing.

Hourly rate or project fee: What makes freelancers more money?

There are two main ways to charge for your work: per hour or per project. This has long been a topic of debate for freelancers. Will the client reject a high hourly rate? What happens if the project goes beyond a certain timeline? What method is more likely to be accepted by clients? 8 Contract Provisions Every Freelancer Should Know. If you've been freelancing for any amount of time, you've probably heard how important it is to get your client agreements in writing.

8 Contract Provisions Every Freelancer Should Know

As a former freelance writer and now lawyer who works with freelancers, I won't tell you otherwise. It's not just that a good contract can protect you if a client relationship goes south – it's that a good contract helps avoid misunderstandings before they start. The very act of putting a contract together forces you and your client to articulate and clarify your expectations up front.

That said, some parts of a contract can be more important than others. Or at least they seem to come up more often in disputes. 1. The Scope of Work (or sometimes the "Statement of Work") is a common source of trouble for freelancers. 20 Pieces of Advice from 20 Art Directors. La envidia y el síndrome de Solomon. En 1951, el reconocido psicólogo estadounidense Solomon Asch fue a un instituto para realizar una prueba de visión.

La envidia y el síndrome de Solomon

Al menos eso es lo que les dijo a los 123 jóvenes voluntarios que participaron –sin saberlo– en un experimento sobre la conducta humana en un entorno social. El experimento era muy simple. En una clase de un colegio se juntó a un grupo de siete alumnos, los cuales estaban compinchados con Asch. Mientras, un octavo estudiante entraba en la sala creyendo que el resto de chavales participaban en la misma prueba de visión que él. Haciéndose pasar por oculista, Asch les mostraba tres líneas verticales de diferentes longitudes, dibujadas junto a una cuarta línea.

La conformidad es el proceso por medio del cual los miembros de un grupo social cambian sus pensamientos, decisiones y comportamientos para encajar con la opinión de la mayoría” (Solomon Asch) La respuesta era tan obvia y sencilla que apenas había lugar para el error. “Ladran, luego cabalgamos”(dicho popular) 20 Pieces of Advice from 20 Artists.pdf. Instagram for illustrators - 10 basic tips for gaining great followers — Ohn Mar Win Illustration.

This is not a definitive guide for gaining follows - it’s based on my own personal experience since I started in September 2014.

Instagram for illustrators - 10 basic tips for gaining great followers — Ohn Mar Win Illustration

Please do not be tempted to 'buy' follows or likes - a few clicks in the profile link will reveal if someone has 200 FB follows and 10K on IG...something doesn't add up! Here are 10 quite simple tips... 12 Things I Learned In 12 Years Of Freelancing. So, it turns out that my web consultancy Cogeian Systems recently turned 12 years old.

12 Things I Learned In 12 Years Of Freelancing

I've decided to share some of my experience from these 12 years. Maybe it helps, maybe it doesn't...but I hope it does. Practical tips for finding an Illustration style — ESTHER LOOPSTRA. Sitios para formación en linea. Ctrl+Paint - Digital Painting Simplified. How to promote your art online. Around 10 million people a year visit the Louvre.

How to promote your art online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art manages almost seven. The Tate Modern, just over six. These are the world's most-visited art galleries. Win clients & work smarter with our FREE ebook: get it now! Now imagine a gallery that attracts over 60 million visitors – a month. "deviantART has given rise to the artrepreneur," says the CEO of the highly successful art community, Angelo Sotira. Subscription offer "We have top sellers in our print programme. 10 ways to boost your creativity with new tech.

Digital technology means that magazine content can now be enriched by sound and image.

10 ways to boost your creativity with new tech

You can unwrap 3,000-year-old mummies at the British Museum without even touching them. Even changing rooms (like those in development by eBay's retail innovation team) can detect which garments you try on and search for alternative sizes or matching accessories. Thankfully, they don't yet pass judgment on how big your bum looks. The ability to get the most from the diverse opportunities that digital techniques offer, stems from research, driving engagement and thinking big. But you need the right balance with creativity: too technical and you lose the audience. Engaging experiences. Why I think day job is good for you. (for aspiring artists out there) - Yuko Shimizu. I was buying a box of cereal. I said “hi” to the girl at the checkout counter, but she didn’t even look up. She scanned the cereal box and throw it back at me without even saying how much the total was.I try to be nice at the checkout counters. I look them straight in their eyes and say “hi, how are you?”

6 Ways to Expand Your Social Media Reach. Social media marketing is simple in one sense. Create content that adds value and then pop it out to as many people’s eyeballs as possible. That’s reach. If you do it well then the crowd shares and it travels around the world at the speed of a click. Get lucky and it goes viral and those thousands turn into millions. Top ways to get your work noticed on Behance. So you've set up your Behance portfolio using our simple walkthrough. Now what? How do you get people to visit it? One of the ways you can garner greater visibility is to get your portfolio featured on Behance's curated galleries. When someone opens the Behance homepage, the first thing they see is the “Featured Gallery” — a selection of projects chosen by Behance’s team of curators. Behance states on its Team Blog: "Behance’s Curators are trying to expose especially innovative and well-crafted work. Tips For A Competitive Visual Development Portfolio (Part 3): Respect Your Characters' Personal Space.

Email This is the third installment in a series designed to help you understand the responsibilities of a Visual Development Artist and create a portfolio that exceeds expectations. In parts one and two, you intensified your visual exploration of story and character. I’m also hopeful that you began to think of your portfolio as a storytelling medium in itself… Today, I’ll share an inspiring character development exercise that I learned from storyboard guru Justin Copeland… The Invisible Upholstery Shop: The Missing 'Gap' to Getting Rich With Your Creative Skills -

Part Time Job, Full-Time Artist: Rethinking the Creative Career. Part Time Job, Full-Time Artist: Rethinking the Creative Career Amy Ng blogs at Pikaland, a popular stop for illustration lovers, students and artists who are looking for answers on how to find a balance between art, creativity and commerce. Two years ago while I was attending a conference on children’s books in Singapore, I sat in on a panel that consisted of two writers and an illustrator.

The one-hour long talk was about their journey and experience, and how they got to where they were, career-wise. When the Q+A session rolled about, I knew what I wanted to ask – it was at the back of my mind when I saw the slides of their journey and creative processes. Why You Don’t Need a Degree to Be an Artist. Why You Don’t Need a Degree to Be an Artist Amy Ng blogs at Pikaland, a popular stop for illustration lovers, students and artists who are looking for answers on how to find a balance between art, creativity and commerce. I like to challenge conventions and ideas alot. And one of the topics that I can quickly get hot under the collar about is the topic of education. I think it’s a field that needs to be challenged, especially in this day and age where information runs freely and so abundantly. I’m not against the idea of learning. The Healthy Way to Compare Yourself to Other Artists.