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Artistic, musical, creative, and entertaining topics in Journal's workplace sphere.

Summer Desalvo10 months ago
'Love Monsters'
Hello! My name is Summer and I am from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I am currently finishing up my last quarter at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for it is closing and I am lucky enough to be able ...
Divorce Your Old Art
Tons of time is spent on a piece, maybe you're feeling proud, maybe you're feeling done with it and want to get feedback. You put it onto your social media. You wait, ready to receive likes and feedba...
Why Would I Join Inktober?
Just two days now until it happens.Excited? Yes. Extremely anxious? Yes It's Inktober time again! For two years now I've participated in Inktober, I even wrote a post about it last year on whether it ...
Desti Diariesa year ago
How I Developed My Art Style
Drawing is my number one whenever it comes to art forms I do. If I decide to pursue a career in anything I do, it will probably be drawing or design because this is what I have invested so much of my ...
The Term Artist Is Too General
I've always followed the notion that an artist is someone that creates. So in my mind it didn't matter whether you were a great artist or a horrible artist—if you were creating something I would see y...
Should You Be Selling Art?
Before taking the leap to sell my art at the local Comic Con this year, I asked myselfIs my art good enough? Would anyone want original content? Will only fan art sell? What would I even sell? First o...
Jason Aa year ago
A Basic Guide to Fonts in Graphic Design
Having worked with graphic design in a freelance capacity for some time now, I can assure you that it is not rocket science. However, that in no way means there is not a specific and technique involve...
Alyssia Reneea year ago
A Post-Graduate on a Journey to a Location Unknown
Having graduated last summer as a Digital Arts student, I felt relieved but nervous in regards to what I should do next. I was someone who was interested in graphic design, film and writing, so I wasn...
How I Found My Craft in the Mile High City
As a young actor, I made the same mistake that many others in my shoes have made, perceiving LA as synonymous with successful acting. I quickly learned that most individuals in LA could care less abou...
Meg Barbeaua year ago
The Guide to Your Creative Side
I'm not going to lie: I found this website out of sheer desperation. I thought I had two different jobs in the bag for this summer; bombed one interview, and didn't get the other job I had applied for...
3 Essential Tips for Bringing Your Art to the Next Level
I should be good by now? Right? Have you just reached a threshold where you're starting to feel like your art is actually starting to look half-decent? But, there is something that is just not quite r...
Rich Monettia year ago
Somers Senior Turns Stone into Art
Most people pick a side of the brain and stick with it. As a high school science teacher, 93 year old Nate Sloan, made a life that continually crossed between the artistic and mathematical hemispheres...
Anaka Beata year ago
Why Are Artist Commissions Hard?
So, to start things off, what are artist commissions? Basically, you'll pay an artist to create a work of art in their medium choice. Typically, if it's on the internet, it's digital commissions. I ha...
Putting the Heart Back in Art
This article is written in dedication to my lovely wife Alexandra who is proud to be launching her "Painted Symphony" store on Etsy. She has had moderate success in terms of getting her art displayed ...
Priss Maciea year ago
Job Application Psychosis
So… for the last couple of weeks I have been applying to jobs (and careers of course) with the hopes that I would be able to snatch something comfortable and close to home. Everyone wants that perfect...
Carson Lucas2 years ago
Oh, to Have a Stable Income
I want to start this off by saying this article is not intended to guilt trip you. I do not need your sympathy, I merely ask you to see things from my point of view, and get a new perspective on what ...
Izzy Higgins2 years ago
Why Is It Easier to Write Stories With a Very Saddened Character Than With a Happy Character?
I have written quite a few books/stories and lately, I have realised that most of my main characters have some sort of dark, depressed side to them. Writing my characters and their stories are so easy...
Maranda Couture2 years ago
My Journey
"Chase your dream." That always sounded like a good idea when I heard it in inspirational movies or telling it to other people. But now that it's my turn, its daunting. However, I am determined. If I'...