3 TIPS on How to Use Retro/Vintage Images for Print on Demand (Design Tutorial)

Post Content Vintage and retro images are great… but how do you actually use them for print on demand or fine art prints? In this design tutorial, I show 3 techniques that will help you easily and effectively create in-demand designs that will make sales on sites like Merch by Amazon, Redbubble, Teepublic and more.… Continue reading 3 TIPS on How to Use Retro/Vintage Images for Print on Demand (Design Tutorial)

Photoshop: RETRO SUNSET Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial for Beginners

Post Content you are an absolute beginner in Adobe Photoshop, don’t worry—you can create great-looking designs. In this video, I do a step-by-step walkthrough on how to create a “retro sunset”. This tutorial is designed for complete beginners and I go nice and slow so you can follow along. Retro sunset designs are very popular… Continue reading Photoshop: RETRO SUNSET Easy Step-By-Step Tutorial for Beginners

Inkscape 1.2 Tutorial: Easy TEXT Effects (Outline, Fill & Stroke)

Post Content Inkscape came out with a new version (version 1.2) in July 2022. In this video, I cover the basics on text designs: how to change the size, the color and the fill, and how to make the text design an outline only. This is a quick tutorial for beginners learning Inkscape. Inkscape is… Continue reading Inkscape 1.2 Tutorial: Easy TEXT Effects (Outline, Fill & Stroke)

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PUBLIC DOMAIN Fine Prints (Etchings & Drawings) Illustrations

Post Content Here’s a great website that features lots of beautiful etchings, sketches, drawings and illustrations. You can digitally clean up these pictures and use them for virtually any purpose. Most of them are public domain (but not all)—I do cover in this video how to check! https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/finepr/ #publicdomain #tshirtdesigns #craftystax

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PHOTOSHOP: How to Create a Stencil (Stroke) Design

Post Content In this video, I do a quick walkthrough on how to create an outline/stencil design in Adobe Photoshop. Using this technique, you can create tattoo designs, outline designs and stencil designs that are perfect for print on demand, digital downloads or any creative project. This is a quick walkthrough designed for complete beginners… Continue reading PHOTOSHOP: How to Create a Stencil (Stroke) Design

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Free Graphic Design Tool: Text Portrait

Post Content There’s an easy-to-use online text tool that takes photographs and turns them into text-based art designs. In this video I do a quick walkthrough of how the design tool works. It’s fast, easy and free! Link: https://popartstudio.nl/ #craftystax #digitaldesigns #graphicdesign

PIXNIO: How to Make and Sell DIGITAL DOWNLOADS From Public Domain Photographs

Post Content There’s a great website called PIXNIO that has free, public domain photographs you can use for any commercial purpose. In this video I show two examples of how you can create digital downloads from this website. Using Inkscape, you can create an svg file, export a png file and create high-quality graphics for… Continue reading PIXNIO: How to Make and Sell DIGITAL DOWNLOADS From Public Domain Photographs

AFFINITY PHOTO – Apply Tattoos (Easy Tutorial For Beginners)

Post Content Tattoos are a popular genre for high-end art prints, t-shirt designs and all sorts of print-on-demand products. In this video, I walk through how to put a tattoo on a model using Affinity Photo. I cover a few different application techniques and you can mix and match them up as needed to achieve… Continue reading AFFINITY PHOTO – Apply Tattoos (Easy Tutorial For Beginners)

Free and Legal FUNNY & CUTE ANIMALS for Commercial Use (Public Domain)

Post Content Making high-quality designs featuring cute and funny animals like cats, dinosaurs and wolves is fun! Here’s a great collection of free and legal images that you can use for print on demand or digital designs. Timestamps: 00:00 Intro 00:40 Navigation Tip 01:27 Avoid This Pitfall! 03:35 Example of Image Cleanup #craftystax #publicdomain #printondemand

CREATIVE FABRICA: Make Great Thumbnails to MAKE SALES

Post Content Selling digital downloads on Creative Fabrica is a great (and fun) way to earn some passive income. HOWEVER, bad thumbnails destroy your chances of making sales. In this video I do a technical walkthrough on how to create 3 different thumbnails for Creative Fabrica. I includes the technical specifications and have some tips… Continue reading CREATIVE FABRICA: Make Great Thumbnails to MAKE SALES

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3 Hidden Gems Inside GELATO (Print on Demand)

Post Content Gelato is a great print-on-demand supplier that ships quickly and features high-quality products. If you have a print-on-demand business, this solution can be a great fit! Here are 3 hidden gems that may not be super obvious when using Gelato. These are great features and can take your print-on-demand business to the next… Continue reading 3 Hidden Gems Inside GELATO (Print on Demand)

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How To Design & Sell Pet Portraits on Etsy (Niche Overview)

Post Content If you are selling print-on-demand products or digital designs like printables on sites like Etsy, Redbubble, Creative Fabrica or your own website (using Shopify for example) – here is a great niche idea that can be very lucrative. I’ve been designing and selling customized pet portraits for friends, family and strangers for years.… Continue reading How To Design & Sell Pet Portraits on Etsy (Niche Overview)

FREE PHOTOSHOP ALTERNATIVE – Create a Portrait in Under 60 Seconds

Post Content If you don’t have Affinity Photo or Adobe Photoshop, don’t worry—there are free alternatives out there! Here’s a free website that turns a human face into an oil painting—it’s free and easy. You can select different filters and save the file as well! This is a fun way to update your profile picture… Continue reading FREE PHOTOSHOP ALTERNATIVE – Create a Portrait in Under 60 Seconds

VEXELS Flash Sale! Take Your Print on Demand to the Next Level

Post Content I love using Vexels – it is a premiere site that houses tens of thousands of print-on-demand assets like templates, png files, svg vectors and so much more. There’s a huge flash sale on right now that features heavily discounted subscription/membership plans. There is no better time to join Vexels than right now!… Continue reading VEXELS Flash Sale! Take Your Print on Demand to the Next Level