Inspiration & More

11 Attention Getting Resumes


Resumes are always getting the back seat when it comes to their design. Most times it is just a piece of paper that doesn’t need anything but, the paper it’s printed on or posted on-line. But, today you need to be able to stand out from the thousands of resumes crossing the employer’s desk or desktop. There are a lot …

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Special Alert: Create Great Workspaces


Everyone likes to have a cool work space/workplace, but some of us get to work in really cool spaces. This post is mostly for business owners, but freelancers may find it helpful in their own offices. Keep in mind that trends come and go so, you don’t want to use them if you are concerned about the trend fading out. …

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Secrets to Building Your Creative Imagination

TCT Think-Box

Build Your Creative Imagination Creative imagination is more than just active imagination. To be able to actively imagine things, to see and hear things in one’s mind, is an important ability. It doesn’t have to involve much creativity, though, does it? Daydreaming, for example, is a process of imagination. It can consist of an elaborate fantasy world, but one full …

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The True Cost of Negative Thinking

Photoshop Flames

You may think that negative thinking won’t affect your life and your work but, you would be wrong to think that. Negative thinking creates more negative thinking and can ruin your personal life and freelance business.. So, how do you get out of thinking negatively? By thinking positively. Yep…it’s that simple and sometimes hard to do. We have all been …

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Get Hit – With Inspiration

Adobe Inspiration

Ah…inspiration. The one thing we need but, manages to elude us just at the right time…when necessary. Why is it that we can’t seem to get a handle on inspiration? We have a lot of books and the internet. Maybe all those things are great but, not helpful. We need to look beyond the obvious of books and the internet. …

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Want to Work for Marvel Comics?

marvel comics

The ultimate goal for most freelancers would be to work for a large company, so you would be set. But how easy is it to get a job at one of them? Not easy for sure…or is it? Do you love comic books, super hero’s or action figures? Some of us have a sketch book full of our versions of …

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Secrets to Using Colors in Advertising and Design – Part 3

TCT Artist Table

HOW COLOR SELLS Store Environments Store interiors of many other thoughts to consider when choosing colors.  Color choices should define and accentuate the interior of the store without detracting from the impact of the merchandise.  Architecture will also play a part in the color decision.  For instance; a high ceiling can be brought down with darker colors — and a …

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