|~ Fishing For Free Art|
Dos and don'ts of getting free art from hard working artists.
~ How Wide Is the Band?
What's hotlinking and bandwith?
~ How to Write an Article
Easy steps for writing quick and informative articles.
~ How Not to Get What You Want
A satirical guide in alienating, insulting and criticizing without actually accomplishing anything. Some colorful language.
~ An Overview of Art Files
Some tips and basic information about image files, files sizes, pixels, scanning and more. Originally published in Woodworks.
~ Getting Criticism
Getting the most out of a critique - and knowing when to disregard one.
~ Giving Criticism
How to give (good) criticism.
~ An Artist's Guide to Starting a Business
An overview of starting a business from your home; the legal and technical aspects, as well as practical hints and tips.
Keywords: featured, legal, contracts, taxes
~ Sidestepping Scams and Spam
Avoid scams and spam aimed at artists.
~ Just Do It
"Ellen," people ask me, "How do you do what you do?" The answer is a relatively simple - just do it!
~ What's This Bit About My Soul?
A guide to understanding contracts. Originally published in Woodworks Ezine.
Keywords: contracts, legal
~ Work for Hire
A comprehensive guide to work for hire contracts - what they are and when they're good. Originally published in Epitome.
~ Pricing Your Art (Commissions)
It's not always easy to put a pricetag on your own artwork. This article is on how to charge for commissioned work.
~ ABCs of Paper Sizes
A helpful look at what standardized paper sizes mean and where they came from. Originally published in Woodworks ezine
~ Romancing the Art Director
How to make an art director love you. Originally published in the "Romance" themed issue of EMG-Zine.