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Where to find affordable stock images

Where to find affordable stock images

Marta Dec4th July 20203 min read

When you’re a hobbyist or beginner artist, finding stock photos that won’t bankrupt you can be a challenge. Subscriptions to…

5 Tools That Make My Job Much Easier (Designer/Artist Edition)

5 Tools That Make My Job Much Easier (Designer/Artist Edition)

Marta Dec16th February 2020

Every artist has tools that they would preferably never be separated from – tools that make our lives SO much…

Blend it: Lighting for Beginners

Blend it: Lighting for Beginners

Marta Dec3rd July 2018

Introduction Hi there! In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look at something we all struggle with – lighting.…

Gradient Maps in Photomanipulation – Tutorial

Gradient Maps in Photomanipulation – Tutorial

Marta Dec23rd January 2018

Hi, folks! In this handy tutorial, we’re going to be talking about gradient maps. What are they? How do they…

6 Book Designers to Follow – I

6 Book Designers to Follow – I

Marta Dec11th January 2018

This new series of posts will showcase 6 designers who do awesome work – and yes, this is mostly to…