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Life as a full-time Artist Working from Home (part 2) #crazdudeadviceblog

The second part of my three part series that covers more of the keys to personal health that a full-time artist should work into their lives.

Life as a full-time Artist Working from Home (part 1)

Balance is crucial for a diverse and healthy life as well as a healthy business. There are some key elements...

Ask Craz! vol. 1

Say HERRO to a new advice blog post series I’m planning to offer called “Ask Craz!” The art business world...

Tips for U.S. Artists Doing Business at Canadian Conventions

As a resident of Western New York state, it’s funny to think that my closest conventions are not in Pennsylvania...

ART IS PAIN: Dealing with repetitive motion injuries

As a full-time artist (and with plenty of friends who are also hard-working art professionals), I know we artists have...

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...

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