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how to write an artist bio or statement

I recently saw a wonderful play called Floydada for which the music was composed by an artist whose bio begins like this: “Composer Seth Bedford likes wandering the West Village in search of coffee and is passionately committed to daydreaming. He is entirely too enthusiastic about Mid-Century Modern design and architecture, 1930’s Weimar Kabarett, 1960’s French Pop, attempting to paint, and pretending to learn new languages. When he is not doing those things, he composes silly music and teaches elementary aged children to do the same.”

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video content on your website

There’s a lot of talk about video being the way to engage people on your website and it’s true. Video is a visual medium and we are programmed to “read” our world visually.

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will people copy my work on the web?

I’m often asked by clients how safe it is to put their artwork on the web without a watermark; if there’s a way to prevent people from copying or downloading it. The reality is that once you have put your work on the web it’s there for the taking. One can disable downloads in various ways but screenshots are always available to people and the results of a screenshot of an image are as good as the original image itself.

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how to resize images for your website in photoshop

The two images below have been resized down to 267 x 200 pixels from the same original 2272 x 1704 pixel image. The one on the left is blurry and is 92KB. The one on the right has more detail and is only 20KB. This tutorial is to show you how to get the better […]

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