Becoming a digital artist is a form of creative expression that can be profitable. Companies use digital art in everything from web pages to special effects in movies and television. The need for digital art is so great that it makes digital artwork an attractive business opportunity for people looking to work from home.
Here are a few tips you should keep in mind before you enter the world of digital art.
Make a Portfolio
Your computer is probably filled with lots of examples of your art. Go through what you have, and pick the ones you feel are the strongest. Put them all together, perhaps on a special drive, to be able to easily show them off to prospective clients. As you produce more and more work, you will fill your portfolio with the best work you’ve done. Use your portfolio as your chance to wow clients, and show them you are worth it.
Make Use of Stock Images
Stock images are photographs–usually taken by professionals–that can be used by digital artists without having to pay royalties. Some stock images can be used for free with no limits, but usually you will pay a one-time fee for a set number of uses. If you don’t have strong photography skills, using stock images can save you money having to hire a photographer to take pictures for you to use in your digital art.
Remember to Save Frequently and Backup
There’s nothing more frustrating when a computer glitch ruins hours of work. Be sure to save your artwork every time you think about it. Also, make sure to keep backup copies of all your work–especially work that you’ve not turned over to your client!
Learn the Tools
There’s lots of software and hardware that you can use to create digital art. Get experience with as many as you can, to find what works best for you. Once you know the tools you plan on using, learn everything you can about them. Take classes, read books and talk to other users of the tools. You can check forums online or join clubs to find other users. The stronger you are in the use of the tools, the more impressed your clients will be.
Being a digital artist means more than just selling digital artwork. Remember that you are also selling yourself. Be confident and professional. Get your clients and your own work printed at professional printing places, that can guide in what’s gonna work best for you. Wether it’s film, image manipulation or other digital art, Digital Imaging center will always be the best choice for all your digital art needs.
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1) 9532 W. Pico Blvd
La, CA 90035
2) 10354 Venice Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232