Badge tutorial, Part 4: How to create a custom badge
A human endeavor
A Copic Endeavor
Tutorial: Using the magic wand and lasso tools to color in Photoshop

Tutorial: Creating an animated stencil with cleaned-up lineart in Photoshop

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This tutorial covers TWO topics: Creating clean, vector-like lineart in Photoshop, and turning that lineart into an animated stencil. I’ve been trying to get into Tumblr recently, and along the way I’ve discovered not only a hidden world of amazing, undiscovered artists, but I’ve also been introduced to new art Continue reading

Panel discussion on Kickstarter: Insider tips and tricks

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Last month I attended C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo), but unlike last year I made the wise choice of devoting a whole weekend to it. There are a lot of amazing panels lead by industry professionals that this convention offers, so anyone who’s hoping to take art and entrepreneurism Continue reading

A Copic Endeavor

Floaty Charles in Copic Markers

Thanks to TurboTax’s Amazon rewards program, I was able to put a hefty amount of my tax returns into Amazon as a gift card with a 5% bonus added on top. No, I’m not being paid to endorse them, but I damn well should. Anyways, the first thing I bought Continue reading

Badge tutorial, Part 5: Shipping

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Badges! A popular item at conventions, and a great selling point for artists. But what’s the best way to go about creating and selling them? Here’s part 4 of my badge tutorial series explaining my experience with them. Part 5: Ship Alas, after all that hard work, it’s time to Continue reading

Badge tutorial, Part 4: How to create a custom badge

TechieFox badge cut phase

Badges! A popular item at conventions, and a great selling point for artists. But what’s the best way to go about creating and selling them? Here’s part 4 of my badge tutorial series explaining my experience with them. Part 4: Create! Ok, now that you’ve got all the tedium out Continue reading