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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…

Take the Starving out of Starving Artist: BEAU’s Graphic Design Program Focuses on the Jobs

There is always at least one person in your life who tells you that art isn’t a real job. Maybe they’re a family member who says an art career isn’t “reliable.” Maybe they’re a co-worker telling you…

Faculty Q&A: Meet Dave Kafton, Graphic Designer

Studying art in college is tough. What used to be the occasional drawing or pottery class turns into a full time blur of artsy homework assignments and looming end-of-semester projects. Getting the most out of your education…

Where do 3D Modelers Work? 3 Careers and the Skills You’ll Need

Whether they’re rendering weather maps so that news programs can visualize hurricane disasters or creating round, cute-faced animals for children’s programming, 3D modelers have supported almost every form of media for the last fifteen years. And according…

Connecting to Your Audience: The Human Face

Whether you’re giving your time to a passion project or trading work for money, everything you design, draw, or sculpt over the course of your career will have to connect to other people. And in a world…

Hiding Your Art? That’s What Community Rock Painting Is All About

Carrie Sharp’s granddaughter just wanted a ladybug painted on a stone. But Sharp fell in love with paint and rocks. She began painting rocks and hiding them in parks and…

Color: The Element Artists Love to Hate

As a digital artist, you have something traditional artists don’t: clickable access to a plethora of colors. While non-digital artists have to engage in trial by error using finite amounts of art supplies, you can easily change…