How to Create Stamps for your Artwork with Your Own Signature or Watermark in Photoshop
30 Jun 2020
Create a new document. Normally I like to create my stamps with a 1:1 ratio, 800x800 at 72 dpi. You can always go higher, but note that your stamp, compared to your artwork, should be a lot smaller
Create a new layer to draw on.
You can choose to go…
How I Learned to Budget My Time as a Freelancer
01 Jun 2020
Since freelancers run on their own schedule not only do they need to know how to budget their money but they also need to know how to spend their time wisely. (read Part 1 here)
How I Prioritize My Tasks: 2x2 (Impact Effort Matrix)
I prioritize my tasks by using…
Finessing Freelancer Finances: How I Learned How To Budget
01 Jun 2020
As a freelancer, you run completely on your own schedule. You are now your own boss, HR department, and accountant which means you have to learn how to budget your finances. The YNAB method, is crucial for freelancers. It’s pretty much the envelope method but better. I use this method…
Surface Book 2 Review for Digital Artists & Traveling Gamers
24 May 2020
If you are a digital artist like me, and often take your work outside, the Surface Book 2 is the device for you. I’m a digital artist myself and I have been a freelance illustrator for nearly six years. As a freelance illustrator, I’ve been traveling constantly, working from an…
Drawing and Gaming on the Go: Tools of the Trade
16 May 2020
I have been a freelance illustrator for nearly six years. I’m going to keep this short and sweet since I’m not a fan of rambling on about unrelated things. SEO be damned. I am very much on a tight budget, and trying to compromise between quality and price. So it…
Intro to Clip Studio Paint has been published!
31 Jul 2019
UPDATE 21-10-2019I’ve made this class available on Udemy (for lifetime access) and on Gumroad (for download)
———————I’ve published my second class on Skillshare [link here]
Here’s a short intro on what it’s about!
It will be available for the public for the first month, and you can get two…
A Book of Funny, Sad, Sexy Lists
07 Jun 2019
I recently illustrated a book cover for a book dedicated to lists
Check it out here [link]:
You Couldn’t Even Begin To List
This book of lists was written by the ever humorous Stephen J. Anderson and was published in March of 2019. It’s available on Kindle and Paperback on…
Skillshare Class Coming Soon!
30 Jul 2018
I have a Skillshare class coming up in a couple of days. It will be available from this link.
It’s my first online class, I had a pretty difficult time trying to convey my thoughts one-way, since most of my teaching experiences have been in front of a bunch of…
Duppy Bird Available on Amazon!
17 Jul 2018
Hi guys! I just want to share some awesome news: I illustrated a
horror comic for the anthology Tales of Astoundment, mine was Duppy
Bird. I’m excited to announce it has finally been published by Markosia (link to official announcement here)!
The volume is out now and available on a…
Pressure Sensitivity with Krita - SOLVED
16 Dec 2017
I recently bought a new laptop and reinstalled all my previous
programs. I had a bit of trouble with Photoshop and Manga Studio, but
there are a multitude of threads already dedicated to solving those. I
wanted to contribute to the open community of Krita (which is by the way…