Using Smart Objects In Photoshop To Create Supercharged Templates

Using Smart Objects In Photoshop To Create Supercharged Templates

If you work with Photoshop to create graphics for your organization and aren’t using Smart Objects, you’re missing out on so much. Back in July, 2015 we examined how Smart Objects inside premium Photoshop templates to create stunning looking graphics but creating your own templates is easier than you might think. Adobe defines Smart Objects as “that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer.” … Read more

Always Revise This Contract Language

One of my earliest posts on ArtsHacker encouraged people to feel comfortable with altering and amending contracts.  Every organization operates in a different environment and has varying levels of risk tolerance that will determine what changes they might make to a contract. Always Revise In This Scenario One contract scenario I would urge people to never leave unamended is where the service provider can cancel with minimal cost but where you as the contractor have to pay in full, plus some extra, regardless of the reason for cancellation. The examples I am … Read more

Photographer Recommendations in NYC and London

Photographer Recommendations in NYC and London

Finding the right photographer can be tricky for different reasons—budget concerns, indoor/outdoor locations, and certainly the art direction. In satisfying clients’ needs, I’ve had to search high and low to secure good photographers. Here are my top picks for photographers based in New York City or London that won’t break the bank. 1. Dario Acosta – NYC based, excels in portraiture for opera singers particularly and classical musicians at-large. Dario’s work is excellent as he transforms his studio into magic on camera. We worked together for pianist Caroline Oltmanns’ photo shoot and it was … Read more

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