Using Twitter to Stay Connected

The vast variety of social media websites on the internet provide us with a multitude of ways to stay connected with each other and the world around us. Facebook allows us to stay connected with our families and friends easily, Tumblr allows us to stay in contact with people from all over the world that share our same interests, even Instagram allows us to keep up with our contacts through pictures and videos. So when your social media site only allows you to use one hundred forty characters to stay in touch with everyone on your list, how do you maintain that connection? Twitter is an easy website to use for staying connected with not only your friends, but your favorite artists and celebrities also use twitter. While most people still may not understand the concept of Twitter, it’s a fairly simple website to use that has a clean interface for users to browse on all while maintaining their own twitter account. Twitter is most certainly a valuable resource for anyone who is looking for different methods of staying connected […]

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A Complete Guide to Commissioning a Digital Artist to Do Work for You

So you’ve found an amazing artist whose work you absolutely have to own. And you’re in luck – they do commissions! Before you rub your hands excitedly and pounce on their instant messenger, Tumblr, Twitter or email account though there are a few things you’ll want to think about and research first. It’ll save both you and your artist a lot of pain, and maybe even get you your artwork more quickly. Research Their Terms Some artists will draw absolutely anything, which is fantastic. Some even thrive on it. You can pitch them the weirdest, most out of this world thing to draw and they’ll be on it like white on rice. But not every artist functions this way. Some have specific rules about what they will and won’t draw either because they lack the inspiration for it or are just plain made uncomfortable by it. If you want something slashy drawn (something featuring a homosexual couple) and they aren’t comfortable drawing slash, that’s a good thing to know before you send them an email. If they’re only doing simple […]

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