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053 Q And A

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 23, 2016

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

It’s another round of questions from listeners like you! Did John and Lisa answer one of your questions?

 

·        How do I start separate social media accounts (YouTube, Facebook, etc.) for my art?

·        What is the etiquette for social media accounts when trying to be a professional?

·        How do I advance my career as an artist (while maintaining a day job and raising a family)? Do I need an agent?

·        How do you decide where to start on a colored pencil painting? (Background vs. focal point, etc.)

·        Should I take my reference photo in HDR?

 

 

 

Links Referenced:

-Colored Pencil Podcast Session 47: How to Take Your Own Reference Photo

 

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

Stay sharp!

 

047 Taking Your Own Reference Photos

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Topic: Taking Your Own Reference Photo

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are back this week with some tips and tricks for taking your own reference photos, regardless of the type of camera you may have. From composition to lighting to editing, listen in for all the information you need to get started! This episode is chock full of references to equipment and products, so be sure to check out the links below.

 

Links Referenced:

-Professional photographer:  Anthony "Atort" Tortoriello

http://atort.myshopify.com/

-Mobile Lens Kit - multiple options from Amazon (affiliate link)

http://amzn.to/20uqk3a

-Camera Plus app (Apple)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camera-plus-for-best-macro/id330803072?mt=8

-Snapseed app (Apple)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snapseed/id439438619?mt=8

-Snapseed app (Android)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.niksoftware.snapseed&hl=en

-Touch Retouch app (Apple)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/touchretouch/id373311252?mt=8

-Pixlr

https://pixlr.com/

-Paint.net (desktop)

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

-Gimp

https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

-Creative Cloud Adobe Products (desktop)

http://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html

-Adobe Photoshop Mix App

http://www.adobe.com/products/mix.html

-Adobe Photoshop Lightroom App

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

Stay sharp!