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50 Color Palettes To Inspire Your Next Creative Project

Color is one of those tricky things, its not something that you just jump into and find the correct solution in one go.

Design Studio Spotlight: Hoodzpah

Since that first time hearing them speak at Creative South, I've heard them speak many times and I have to say that if they're speaking or holding a workshop near you go see these two amazing creatives! (:

Artist Spotlight: Yu Nagaba

I've been following Yu Nagaba's work for a while now but I honestly didn't know a whole lot about him until I started digging around and found this video interview he did on YouTube. When you look at his illustrations and take note of the style, its so very simplistic, elegant and filled with personality—something that I myself try to encompass in my own doodles as well.

My Experience at San Diego Pop-Up CropCon

Over the years, I've attended a lot of different conferences, including Creative South, Circles, and Adobe MAX. However, I've never been to CropCon in the last four years that it was in Baton Rouge, LA, but I have wanted to attend. 

How Do You Deal with Being Frustrated with Your Creative Work?

The first question in this series—from the Design Break podcast— is one that I feel every creative, regardless of which discipline you may specialize in or find you’re passionate about can relate to.

What You Need Before You Start Your Next Design Project

Learn about a key part of my process that I neglected for so long and one you may be neglecting as well.

Finding & Using Inspiration (Part Two)

Today we're going to discuss how to use your inspiration to help improve your skills—drawing, illustration, animation, etc.

Finding & Using Inspiration (Part One)

There are many people out there, many creatives, who aren't fans of inspiration and instead try and find their way to express creativity.

Using Illustrations to Help Reach Visual Learners

Today we know of four different types of learners: visual, auditory, reading/writing, and kinesthetic. The largest of the four types? Visual learners. About 65% of the population falls under this category.

Why Does Hiring an Illustrator Cost More than Buying Stock Illustrations?

There is a huge difference between the value that illustrators create for you, the clients/partners, then what you find with “Ready to Use” or stock illustrations on sites like Stocksy or Shutterstock.