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My Top Ten Favorite Free and Paid Typefaces

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One of my viewers asked me to share my favorite typefaces (preferably free), so today I’m breaking down several of the typefaces/fonts I use on the reg.

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Designing a Protest Poster Within Affinity Photo

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Although I went into this week with the intention to give a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a poster in Affinity Phoot, what came out was an intense desire to take a stand for something I believe in. This video is more of a design process video then a tutorial, but if you’d like to know more about the details of how I made this thing, please give a shout in the comments below.

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COVID-19 Update: June 4th, 2020

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The irony of having all this extra time to create art is that I can't share it with others in the way I want to best represent. 

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What the Font?

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The other day, I was watching a Design Youtuber on the rise, and something he did during his videos irked me. He was using the term “font” incorrectly, and since I’m keen on soapboxing about typographical nomenclature, I decided to make a video about it. What’s the difference between the term Typeface and Font? Stick around to find out more. 

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Affinity Photo Brush Tool Explained by a Total Newb

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Not everyone on YouTube is an expert at the thing they do. Often when you see someone make a video about a thing they found in a piece of software, like Affinity Photo, Designer, Adobe Illustrator, or Photoshop, it’s because they just went and searched at themselves and decided to make a video about it.   I’m relatively new to Affinity Photo, and I’m also really new to the Huion HS611 Graphics Tablet, so I figured since I’m trying to learn how to use that tablet, I might as well take this time to talk about how I’m fumbling my...

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