How to embrace critiques to improve

May 16, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Seems my last article on dealing with hard critiques stirred up more questions about critiques and more importantly, how to improve by embracing a critique from the most criti.... Read More

How to deal with hard critiques

Apr 25, 2019 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Everyone is a critic and we all have our own ideas about what a critique is. After 20-plus years as a freelancer, I have seen all kinds. They were varied, some professional,.... Read More

How to Grow a Drawing for Clients

Sep 12, 2018 at 03:00 pm by Submitted

If you want to produce awesome artwork, you need a great creative idea first. Or do you? In part two of the tutorial series for Wacom “Luck of the Draw,” renowned.... Read More

Web Hosting for the Freelancer/Artist

Sep 05, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Like a lot of digital artists, I have been, and to some degree still am, a webmaster as I maintain my own site with Adobe Portfolio.  For years, I have also hosted custo.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing, Part 7: Taking Direction

Aug 30, 2018 at 02:00 pm by Warlord720

Taking Direction I’ve covered this topic before. Its importance cannot be overstated. It bears going over once again as following direction can be the difference i.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 6

Aug 23, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Everyone’s a critic. We’ve all heard that before. Old sayings persist in some measure of truth. It’s why they endure over the ages. Even a critic has criti.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 5

Aug 16, 2018 at 08:00 am by Warlord720

Can you take professional criticism? A Skype conversation goes from normal to eerily quiet in a manner of seconds. The person on the other end is coming to terms wi.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 4

Aug 08, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Does taking orders from everyone at your employer bother you? This is a rather simple concept that is commonly overlooked by novice freelancers. It is also a difficult conc.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing - Part 3

Aug 01, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

Are you inclined to say no or to say yes when assigned tasks are changed or other assignments are given to you on top of your already busy schedule? It is going to happen e.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing, Part 2

Jul 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

Are you the “go to” freelancer? If you are fortunate enough to already have repeat contract business, then you are doing something right but are you the “go.... Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Freelancing, Part 1

Jul 19, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Since retiring from full-time employment as a freelancer I have devoted some of my time to mentoring other digital artists in the creative arena. My main goal is to help them.... Read More

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