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This is the hard left turn

Posted by Dave Conrey on

Over the holiday, I sold a piece of art with that title, Sometimes Life Requires a Hard Left Turn. I've managed through several left turns in my career, and since we're finally leaving behind the worst year in modern history, I think 2021 is prime for a new crank of the wheel. The way I look at my work prior to this moment, it's been all about the experimentation. Through that experimentation, I've found my rhythm, and now I know what I want my work to be.  In the background, I've been working on some new clothing designs, a brand I'm calling...

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Is Affinity better than Adobe? [ 1-year review ]

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

It's been just over a year since I switched from Adobe Creative Cloud to the Affinity suite by Serif, and this unsolicited video is all about my personal experience. Time Stamps 00:00 Intro01:25 Affinity's true capability02:06 How the Affinity desktop and iPad versions work together02:46 Strong, powerful and streamlined03:22 Affinity's strong connection to their community04:12 This is Affinity's most valuable attribute as a suite04:46 The most important reason why Affinity beats Adobe06:21 Adobe is still the king... for now08:37 The lesson Adobe should really learn from Get Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher for half off! (limited time) https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/supp... Check out...

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My #1 Shopify tip for sales

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

A friend asked me to make more videos about my Shopify process, so here I am complying with that request.Let's talk about the most exciting part of Shopify... if you're a total geek and love automation. Let's talk about product tags.

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Blind Review-Do these zines suck?

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

I bought 5 different zines from independent artists on Etsy based solely on their cover design alone. Find out if I make good purchases or not. There's going to be more magazine/zine content in the future, so stay tuned.

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Affinity Photo Tips for Better T-Shirt Designs

Posted by Ginger Cummings on

Making tutorials on Affinity Photo can be challenging, especially when it comes to length, but while I struggle to keep those videos to a manageable time limit, I have pulled quite a few lessons about the app in the process. Today’s video is 5 tips I’ve learned (or re-learned as the case may be) about working efficiently in Affinity Photo.  

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