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12 tips to turn your Inktober art into cash and swag

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

Inktober 2020 is done, so now what? What are we to do with all these art pieces that are currently just taking up space on our desks, or in my case, my hard drive? Here are 12 tips to turn that work into something of value, whether it ends up as gifts to give for the holidays, decorations for the home, or maybe let it give something back to us by making some money with the art.

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Print On Demand Is Dead!!!

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

OK, maybe print on demand is dead for some, but not for all. Where are you rank in that all depends on your motivation. Let’s talk about this.

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My process with Printful print-on-demand during Covid

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

This is probably my most detailed (and longest) video about my print on demand process using Printful. 

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Find the person to motivate and inspire you

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

I have learned from being around all types of creators, something to strive toward as a exceptional artist, is to invest your time and heart into not only working, but motivating and inspiring other creative people. I believe, Dave, is the most dedicated person for this position. He has gone above and beyond, for many fellow creators and they could not be more thankful for him as well as many others. As a creative person, you may second guess yourself or find many mistakes.  Frustration does happen. You may, at one point, walk away from the work you envisioned moving one...

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Basic Text Styles in Affinity Publisher

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

In this video, I break down the basics of paragraph styles in Affinity Publisher. It’s longer than normal, so check the time stamps below. 00:00 - Intro 02:50 - The magazine I'm sampling 03:41 - Style considerations for large projects 04:50 - Page structure and palette introduction in Affinity Publisher 05:17 - Text Style palette basics 06:37 - Initial page layout 07:37 - First paragraph style 08:40 - Filler Text problems 13:45 - Adding stock images on the fly 14:25 - Photo captions and attribution styles 14:55 - Old print designer's hot tip #1 18:04 - Headline text style 20:05...

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