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Font: the Art You See Everywhere. Learn Lettering Give Your Designs An Edge.

You see the work of graphic designers every day without realizing it. The font you are reading right now is no exception. If anyone ever told you that you have good handwriting, that’s a skill you can…

Making Table-Top RPG Art Is the Best Job You Never Knew Existed!

Tabletop role-playing games are cool again, and so is RPG Art. Shows like Stranger Things, Harmon Quest, and Critical Role have all used the internet as a springboard to make playing tabletop RPGs into a media sensation….

Program Spotlight: Learn to Make Video Games with BEAU’s Game Art Specialization

If you’ve ever wanted to see your drawings come to life, game art and designing video games gives you an amazing opportunity to see that dream come true. The Game Art specialization in BEAU’s Visual Design BFA…

Tools of the Trade: Studio Lights Give Your Film a “Cinematic Look” on a Budget

When they say “lights, camera, action!” there’s a reason why the lights come first. The art of using studio lights to define a scene is critical to filmmaking, but it is also what holds a lot of…

How Many Artists Does It Take to Make Video Games? More Than You Might Expect

If you like playing video games, you’ve probably felt that some of them were works of art, but you might be surprised just how much art goes into making one. These days, video games are pushing graphics…

Tech of the Trade: Drawing without Paper on a Graphics Tablet

Millennial graphic designers don’t need paper anymore. These days, a graphics tablet allows them to draw digital images freehand. Sure, everyone still loves the feel of paper. Sure, using fancy technology alone…

If You Make These 5 Mistakes, Your Portfolio Could Be Costing You Jobs

Your friends may be polishing their resumes as they apply for jobs, but if you are an artist, there’s something more important, and that’s your portfolio. A portfolio is not just a showcase of your skills, it’s…