After repeated attempts, Society6 finally answered…

After five attempts on my part to get specific information about why Society6 suspended my account and whether or not there was any remedy, I finally got an answer from them, kind of. A work that I believed was derivative but a parody of a design that is Trademarked was the violating design. I don’t care to debate the specifics, …

A Review of Society6

I started selling on Society6 February 2018, and while I didn’t have a TON of sales, it was a mostly enjoyable experience. With a minimal amount of effort, I was able to upload designs and see them in my “store front”. I also like that they added to their selection of merchandise regularly. Ever few weeks or so, I was …

New Freebies Page!

Check out our new page for FREE digital assets. This is where we will provide a collection of assets that video creators can use for transitions, backgrounds, etc. To kick things off, we’ve added a HD version (720p and 1080p) of SMPTE image bars to simulate the old calibration bars that were used for broadcast TV. These could be used …

Still Life created in Affinity Designer

This shows a “still life” of three basic geometric shapes, created to look 3D. All work is created purely within Affinity Designer. This is just a demo of the basic techniques. It could use some tweaking to be more realistic, but might not be as fun to watch.

Calibrating Your Monitor’s Brightness

In order for you to see the most image detail while web ‘surfing,’ you need to make sure that your monitor is adjusted correctly. If the brightness is off, you may not be able to see important details in the images. This is a handy way to check the brightness setting of your monitor. In the above image, there are …

Six Great Software Tools for Budget-Minded Creatives

For creating great images, audio, and video, there are some great programs that we can use for turning our ideas into awesome final products, but many of these programs are very expensive. I have been looking for more budget minded options and have found a set of tools that I can recommend for being not only powerful, but also very …