art advice

Crazdude’s list of Materials, Tools, and Suppliers

Have you ever wanted to know where I order particular items? How I get things printed? What type of laminator...

How to mail commissions like a boss

How to mail commissions like a boss

I have been on both sides of the commission mailing process a fair amount of times in the past 10...

CMYK vs RGB – What is the difference and why does it matter?

CMYK vs RGB – What is the difference and why does it matter?

If you’re designing characters digitally, saving digital files for a customer, or if you commissioned an artist and you’re wondering...

How I keep my energy up in the Artist Alley (or Dealers Den)

For more Artist Alley preparation advice, check out my Artist Alley Beginners Guides Part 1 and Part 2 Conventions can...

Trello – What it is and how it helps me

What is Trello? Trello is a visual based organizational system. You can create an account with an email address and...

Copic Refill – Success! Here’s how

I had written details about my preference for Prismacolor markers in a previous ramble. And although I still stick to my...

Why am I so disappointed in my art? How can I overcome it?

“Why am I so disappointed in my art?” I have heard this question asked many times by fellow artists and...

Why I Love Prismacolor Markers

NOTE: It’s important to remember that every person’s preference, likes, and dislikes will vary depending on the work they do...

Crazdude’s Art Biz Crash Course (Advice MEGA POST)

TL;DR: A little bit goes a long way and a tiny bit more goes much farther. Value yourself, treat your business...