My Personal Pet Peeves with Shopify

July 10, 2020

Let me start with this: I love Shopify. I rely on this platform for all of my income, and it is a fantastic solution to sell products. Please take this article with a grain of salt and do not make it part of your decision-making process for selecting an e-commerce website. I could pick apart any […]

Free Black Lives Matter Posters

July 6, 2020

Fine Acts collaborated with a dozen talented Black typographers and lettering artists to create downloadable license-free protest Black Lives Matter posters – all yours to print and share.  What is Fine Acts? Fine Acts, a nonprofit for socially engaged creative solutions, launched at TED 2015. Founded by two TED Senior Fellows and an Obama Scholar, the […]

Lego Art Gets into Pop Culture Poster Making

July 4, 2020

Lego’s next adventure leads builders into multiple ways to recreate pop culture icons, including Star Wars, Iron Man, The Beatles, and Marilyn Monroe. Lego Art creations are designed for adult builders. Each set features bead-size blocks and a canvas to piece together your new pop culture art wall poster. How Lego Art will work Lego […]

How to Print International Standard Size, A3.

June 1, 2020

A3 is a paper size that people in the international community embrace for drawings, art posters, and diagrams. This size is also frequently used in laser printers to output two A4 pages as a spread. A3 Dimensions A3 measures 297 × 420 millimeters or 11.69 × 16.54 inches. In PostScript, we round off the dimensions […]

5 Essential Components of Sending Effective Emails to Customers

April 18, 2020

Like most small online businesses, we’ve been emailing customers for a very long time. There is nothing better than funneling automated emails that reengage past and current customers. We are able to do this thanks to a Shopify app called CM Commerce Email Marketing (formerly Conversio). For every email you send, the below components are […]

Popular Logos Getting the Social Distancing Treatment

March 27, 2020

Quite a few enterprises around the world are temporarily modifying their logos to bring attention to social distancing. Public health experts encourage this practice to decrease the spread of the coronavirus. Social distancing is the act of maintaining a larger physical space away from people to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading. According to Johns […]

How to Turn a Physical Painting into Sellable Prints

March 11, 2020

This week, we helped a local artist, Joanne Phillips in South Carolina, convert her canvas painting into beautiful prints. She needed to quickly (and cheaply) turn a physical painting into sellable prints. In most cases, this is not very difficult to accomplish if you are in a hurry. These next steps outline a practical approach […]

Privacy Concerns with Shopify Apps I Think About

February 9, 2020

I do have privacy concerns with Shopify apps. It always seems that large enterprises and companies tout how vital privacy is yet don’t follow up with their actions. Some of us deem privacy essential to life and dangerous to give up. In contrast, others are more accepting of a new world of sharing everything. Shopify […]

See How to Properly Set Up Bleed Area for Your Art Prints.

February 3, 2020

The concept of a bleed area can be challenging to grasp for many of us. Don’t feel ashamed about that. I have hired many educated graphic designers, and many trained for months before wrapping their heads around it. Hopefully, this article will help you understand how to properly set up bleed area. First, what the […]

Cute Baby Yoda Artwork, These Are.

January 24, 2020

Disney+’s The Mandalorian restored my faith in a galaxy far far away. Director and writer, John Favreau, brings back the magic in a way the last two trilogies could not. Streaming is the future for the Star Wars franchise unless clueless executives can employ a much better strategy going forward. I could go on about […]