Tabatha Shaun - Pyragraph

My Perception of My Perception

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

There’s a saying you’ll hear all over the arts world that goes, “If you like anything else, do that instead.” It can mean whatever you want it to. For me, it meant, “If you do something else, it’s because you failed at acting.”

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Fonts and copyright - Clarke Condé - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: Do I Have to Pay to Use Pre-Installed Fonts?

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I have used these fonts extensively for my consulting work to produce reports, many of which are available as PDFs (with font embedded) online. I recently read that I may need to pay for the rights to these fonts.

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Tequila - Ashlee Renz-Hotz - Pyragraph

How These 10 Books Are Like a Shot of Tequila for 2017 Like a sip of the golden fire, these books will make you feel invincible.

| New York, NY, US | | 0 Comments

Some of these tomes will open you like a window and let it all hang out. Others will flash some skin. Others will make you weepy, with a whopping hangover after. And, some, I can promise, you just might hate.

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Pyragraph birthday cake - Pyragraph

Happy Birthday to Us, Whoo

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I’ll be honest, the simple act of listing what we’ve accomplished makes me feel pretty great and makes me excited to contemplate what we’ll achieve in the coming year and years beyond that. Because, to continue being honest, I feel a palpable feeling of overwhelm.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Tired in Tucson

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

We all know about the triumvirate of “sex, drugs and rock ‘n ‘roll.” Having lots of sex and doing drugs can each contribute to a lack of sleep. I recommend as much sex as possible, but not a lot of drugs.

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Covine Expulsion by Clarke Condé - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: Can I Republish ‘The Raven’?

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I recently changed career paths and am now studying graphic art and am wondering if I could publish and sell the book as opposed to just keeping it for personal use.

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Dear Rich - Pyragraph

Dear Rich: What Should My Cease and Desist Letter Say?

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I found a website that uses my photograph at the top of their main page and their “About” page, without permission or credit. I registered the image with the Copyright Office long ago. What language should I use when I first email the firm?

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Frisky in Frisco

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

For some people, some fantasies should remain fantasies. For others, I recommend living the fantasy out, but doing it safely and with wide open eyes and a wide open heart, knowing that we can never really know an experience until we know it.

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Trump era emoticons by Michael Ellis - Pyragraph

Trump Era Emoticons Just in time for the inauguration!

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

On this inauguration day, illustrator Michael Ellis offers a custom set of emoticons to help get you through the fresh hell that will be the Trump era.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Activist Or Artist?

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I want to create art which reflects my anger and to protest Trump, but then I will not be making the positive art that I originally planned for this year. I don’t want this fascist to be the reason I do anything, but I also don’t want to ignore what is happening around me. Which direction I should take?

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Not fake news - Pyragraph

How I’m Boycotting Fake News on MLK Day

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

That’s right, Trump says John Lewis is all talk and no action or results. To even repeat that line on Martin Luther King Jr. Day makes me feel stabby.

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Kat Downs - Pyragraph

Shit Will Get Done, and It Will Be Fun—2017

| San Francisco, CA, US | | 1 Comment

One human artist with all the feelings and occasional depression and anxiety cannot—CONSISTENTLY—do all of those things in 12 hours. What you CAN do is figure out how to use your time without burning yourself out. You will get done what you can get done and let the rest go. This is the only way to break the cycle.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Devastated Soon-to-be-Ex of a Soon-to-be-Woman

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

You no longer have to be with this person who has clearly been struggling with who they are. I would recommend that you explore, discover and decide who YOU are. You are not just a mom, a wife or an ex-wife.

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Lorenzo Cafaro - Pyragraph

7 Tips for Solid, Effective Web Design

| Williamsport, PA, US | | 0 Comments

When you were learning design, professors likely told you to watch your color palettes, fonts and contrast. But don’t forget: The simplest things like button placement and choice of content features can make all the difference in whether or not a design works.

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Dear Little Bobby - Pyragraph

Dear Little Bobby: Hopeless for the Holidays

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I cannot remain silent when someone says “We need to get rid of the damn Muslims!” I will not be silent if I hear a family member bash immigrants, particularly when the basher themselves is a grandchild of immigrants.

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Pioneer - McCall - Pyragraph

Pioneers Press: An Oasis in a Red State Finding friends at an indie publishing house in rural Kansas

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

This scary world is suddenly a lot scarier now, I know. But there are punks and hippies and counter-culture DIY types all over the place. Find the progressive like-minded people in your community and become friends with them. Strengthen those bonds.

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