How to create an invoice

Getting paid for a project is always great — except for the first time you get asked to submit an invoice. If you’ve ever been embarrassed to admit that you didn’t know how to do this routine business task, here’s […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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“I want that on a T-shirt!”

The accusation was puzzling. An artist tweeted that bots had been developed to seek comments like “I want that on a shirt.” Then, they would swipe the art and — of course — slap it on all sorts of print-on-demand […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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How to manage commissions

Offering commissions can be a great way to add an income stream to your business. It can also be an effective Patreon reward. But managing expectations and communicating clearly with clients and backers can be a delicate dance. Here’s how […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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December To-Do List

It’s already December. It’s a month dominated by holidays — both preparing for and celebrating them — and it’s the end of the year. It’s probably the most challenging months for a webcartoonist, so let’s get organized.

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Patreon Pro Tip: Setting links to expire

Here’s a handy pro tip for people running Patreon campaigns. If you’re like many of us, you love Patreon, but many aspects of navigating the Creator Feed are… lacking. And you want better for your backers. So — once their […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Clip Studio Paint — 50% off

Clip Studio Paint — software I strongly endorse for comics production — is on sale for 50% off until Tuesday, Dec. 3. If you’re making the leap from Photoshop to CSP — or if you’re just embarking on digital art for […] ↓ Read the rest of this article...

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Blambot Cyber Monday sale

Blambot is one of my favorite places to discover new fonts. Next Monday, they’ll be launching a 30% off sale — Dec. 2-6. It will definitely be worth setting aside some money for. Here’s some good bets:

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