Freelancing Tips

Creative Tablet’s Good Old Days of Design – Part 3

Creative Tablet’s Good Old Days of Design – Part 3 I forgot about the Stat machine. A room sized version of a copier. It ran horizontally on rails and was literally the size of a room. The film plane was vertical and the film was held flat by a vacuum. Lots of complicated printed tables to work out magnification and …

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Did You Know? 5 Hidden Photoshop Tips

Did You Know? 5 Hidden Photoshop Tips. That Photoshop has some hidden tips and tricks to make work easier. It seems that when I work in Photoshop I overlook different tools and don’t experiment with different options. I am guilty of just wanting to get the idea down before I start thinking of another one. Or I get so caught …

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Pantone’s Newest Color Choice for 2015

Pantone’s Newest Color Choice for 2015. We all know the Pantone Color Matching System and now they have chosen the color of the year for 2015 is Marsala : 18-1438. I am not sure that you would want to go out and use this color for all your websites or ad materials, but you could consider it for certain types …

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13 Ways to Promote Yourself

Computer Arts magazine has articles on art, design, branding, promotion and more and this one is has over 13 ideas on how to promote yourself. This should get a newbies started and professional may get some new ideas on self-promotion. Please let us know how you promote your work. Thanks. The Creative Tablet

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Consider Working for Free…Think Again

Consider Working For Free…Think Again I would never give my work for free to a company that makes money with their business. Non-profits I would probably do it, but have to do research to know more about the organization first. Just read this article and thought I would share it with you. Love the response the designer sent to – …

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7 Ideas to Be More Creative

  7 Ideas to Be More Creative As a freelancer I am aware of the things I need to do to be productive. Here are a few I follow to keep me more productive: 1. Your Workspace. Keep it neat and clean. Nothing can be more frustrating then trying to find the paperwork for a project then a cluttered work area. …

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