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Throwback Thursday: How to Build Your Network

Todd LeMieux by Donya Dickerson An award-winning designer on getting and keeping clients Graphic designer Todd LeMieux says his first big break was losing his job. “I worked for a small ad agency whose owner suffered from some serous health concerns. He abruptly closed the agency, and for the first time in my life...

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Genevieve Russell: Sharing and Preserving Stories Through Images, Video, and Audio by Donna Poehner

Genevieve Russell: Story Photography Most photographers seek to communicate stories of some kind in their photography. Santa Fe photographer Genevieve Russell takes this challenge to a whole new level. Russell loves telling stories with photos, and her creations are true multimedia projects, encompassing images, video and audio. Learn more about Russell and her brainchild...

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The Illustrator’s Market by Chris Gall

Illustration Jobs Are you interested in starting an illustration career but don’t know where to start? Check out “The Illustrator’s Market,” a guide by illustrator and author Chris Gall. Gall covers the different types of illustration jobs, the importance of developing your own illustration style, work ethics, promotion and marketing. Read an excerpt of...

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2015 Photographer’s Market Preview: Adventure Photographer Chuck Graham Q&A

Adventure Photographer Interview with Chuck Graham It’s that time of year—over the next several months I’ll be sharing sneak peeks at our 2015 Photographer’s Market and Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market articles and interviews. Below is an excerpt from managing photographer Ric Deliantoni’s Q&A with adventure photographer Chuck Graham. Graham captures the beauty of...

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Negotiating the Contract: Contract Sample and Tips from Ilise Benun

Writing a Contract & Contract Samples Not sure which details to include in the contract for your next creative project? (Hint: a birthday clause probably shouldn’t be your top priority.) Business mentor Elise Benun makes writing your next art or photography contract easy in her article “Negotiating the Contract.” See the excerpt below or...

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Artist Grants: How to Apply for Grants to Support Your Artwork

Apply for Artist Grants in 2014 Is winning an art grant among your art goals or resolutions for 2014? If not, it’s not too late to add it to your 2014 agenda! Securing a grant is a wonderful way to fund a special project and gain publicity for your artwork. “Granting Your Wish” by...

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Digital Book World Early-Bird Registration Ends Tonight!

Hey there, AMO fans. The 2014 Digital Book World Conference + Expo takes place January 13-15 in NYC. This is the world’s leading source of news, analysis and education on digital publishing in all its forms. Attendees will spend two days focused on concrete solutions to current publishing challenges, from working with retail outlets...