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September, 2015

  • 10 September

    5 Fantastic Hacks for Designers

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    5 Fantastic Hacks for Designers We have found some new sites that can greatly add to your design business. Each one was tried and they all are promising depending on your needs. And best of all they are free. Give them a try and please let us know what you think. 1. Office Hours This is a great resource if …

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  • 3 September

    Photoshop/Poser Artist Elisa Paschall Interview

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    Photoshop/Poser Artist Elisa Paschall Interview We saw Elisa’s work and felt that our readers would benefit from learning about how she creates her wonderful images with Photoshop and Poser Pro. Her name is Dark Elegance and she has a great portfolio on Epilogue and the link is at the end of this interview. TCT. How did you learn your specific …

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August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Creative Tablet Radio Podcast Update

    Creative Tablet Radio Podcast Update We have several podcasts that are being planned and others that are being recorded. We just want to let you know what’s coming up. There are no specific dates, but check back or sign-up for our newsletter for updates. Here is the list of planned recordings: Setting Up A Corporate In-House Design Studio 32 Marketing …

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  • 21 August

    7 Creative Challenges Podcast

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    7 Creative Challenges Podcast This podcast has challenges that are fun and exciting that should help you gain back your creativity and probably enhance it to make you even more creative…if that’s even possible. Hopefully this podcast will help you. If you have any comments, ideas or would like to be interviewed for future podcasts please let us know – …

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  • 6 August

    9 Creative Exercises to Bring Your Creativity Back

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    9 Creative Exercises to Bring Back Your Creativity Podcast We all know that creativity has a way of coming and going. Many time the “going” is when you need it the most and are trying to get a project done. How many times have you sat there and thought “What the hell am I going to do with this design? …

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July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Don’t Miss This Cool Video

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    Don’t Miss This Cool Video About Forced Change This video created by Rory Waudby-Tolly a London based animator created this film short about a prehistoric creature forced to change to fit today’s society and even deals with the hardship of social media. This video has won several awards for 2015. Check it out and let me know what you think. …

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  • 21 July

    6 Reasons Why Your Advertising Is Not Working Podcast

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    6 Reasons Why Your Advertising Is Not Working Podcast   This podcast explains the reasons and help you to understand the problems to fix your advertising plan. Click here to get the podcast free takeaway described in the podcast: Free Takeaway PDF We hope you enjoyed this podcast. We are working on several new ones and will post them on …

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  • 15 July

    Discover Our Podcasts That Will Help Your Freelance Growth

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    Discover Our Podcasts The Creative Tablet is preparing a series of radio podcasts that will focus on creativity, business of freelancing and advertising and marketing. These podcasts will help you grow your creativity and freelance business. Also…we are looking for artists and designer’s who would like to be interviewed (via Skype) to be podcasted on our site and iTunes. If …

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  • 15 July

    Creative Tablet New Website Header

    Creative Tablet New Website Header We have created a new header for The Creative Tablet that coincides with some new services we will be providing in the coming months. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated so you won’t miss any of the information. Please let us know what you think of the header’s design. The Creative Tablet

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  • 8 July

    Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman

    Creative Tablet Interview with Christian Musselman I found Christian Musselman’s Illustrator work very exciting and with a lot of detail of architectural elements combined with great color combinations makes his work unique. His reason for architectural elements is to “spark a new awareness of the hidden and undetectable ornamentation” TCT. What got you started in illustration? CM:  Coloring Books. As …

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  • 1 July

    Hue & Saturation Boosting in Photoshop

    Hue & Saturation Boosting in Photoshop I have an image I purchased from Dollar Photo Club that I wanted to try to see what happens when you try to boost a specific color in Photoshop. This is not the same as using the hue and saturation to alter the whole image. Here we are focusing on specific colors. You can …

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  • 1 July

    Don’t Use Photoshop Without Doing This First

    Don’t Use Photoshop Without Doing This First How many times have you been working on an experimental project in Photoshop only to have it come out great? One problem. You don’t know how you got to that point. I have done it many times and went a little crazy trying to figure out how I did the effect or blend. …

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June, 2015

  • 25 June

    Don’t Promote Your Freelance Business Without Part 2

    Don’t Promote your Freelance Business Without Part 2 Here is the second installment that we just finished of the first list of 15 tips. You can find it here. We hope this information is helpful and would appreciate your comments at the end. 16. Write Articles. As we all know content is king, so you may want to try your …

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  • 18 June

    Don’t Promote Your Freelance Business Without These 15 Ideas

    Don’t Promote Your Freelance Business Without These 15 Ideas We have written this list of ideas you can use to help get your freelance business moving forward. Some of the ideas are probably familiar to you established designers, but not to some of you beginners. We hope it helps everyone and brings in a lot of business. 1. Referrals This …

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  • 10 June

    9 Great Freelancing Business Tips to Grow Your Business

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    9 Great Freelancing Business Tips to Grow Your Business Today there are a lot of people competing for freelance business, so how do you stand out? It will take a lot of effort, commitment and determination and after that more of the same. Here are some tips that should help you get on the right path to freelancing success: 1. …

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