Art box

Every Artist Should Have a Box of Artist Tricks

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Nothing streamlines productivity like organizing your supples into a container you can take anywhere.

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Edie Everette cartoon

Expenses for Your Art Show: I Am An Artist #3

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From Edie Everette’s “I Am An Artist” series.

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Bottles and typewriter

Romanticizing Alcohol (or Why Writing Drunk Is a Terrible Idea)

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I’d peel my face off the pillow and read what I’d written the night before. And even in my still fermented state, I knew it was trash.

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Lessons from my grandfather - Pyragraph

Keep Your Pencils Sharp — Lessons from My Grandfather, Part 1

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He used his #2 pencils to record, in tiny perfect handwriting, every single writing-related task that he carried out each day for 50 years.

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Dear Rich Old Films

Dear Rich: Trying to Clear Pre-1923 Artwork for Film

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Any work first published in the U.S. before 1923 is in the public domain regardless of the lifespan of the author or authors.

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Filmmaker by Eva Ave

A Day in the Life of a Filmmaker in Berlin

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Wow, I’ve had two of the most incredible days ever. Such highs and lows. This is for you overwhelmed filmmakers out there: Take a deep breath, you got this.

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Moonlighting inspiration

Moonlighting Brings Me Closer to My Passion

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To help ride the waves of inconsistent finances I have a few different side jobs, which must meet all four of the following criteria.

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Colorful stories

What’s In a Story?

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Without a connection to the authenticity and story, a project can be hard to see through the clutter.

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The Handsome Family

Tour Brain

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Woe to the musician lost in endless halls, quietly trying her room key in a hundred locked doors, one after the next.

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American Eagle drawing

Painters: Your Fancy Tools May Be Holding You Back

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For an artist, there’s a momentum of exponential discovery and growth that comes with steady working.

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Pyragraph Brains by Edie Everette

4 Things to Know When Applying for a Reporting Job

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Even if you are a social media maven who gets tons of web traffic, your work will be useless if you can’t report and write and if you don’t have great news judgment.

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Big girl pants

Where’d I Put My Big Girl Pants?

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If we want to be working writers, the only thing that really matters is that we keep showing up.

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Decaying Hollywood by Bob Beecher

Honesty Won’t Fly In Hollywood

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I went straight to work in Alex Cox’s production office after that disastrous brush with classic Hollywood mania. I was glad.

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Booking

I Wear Many Hats, Vol. I

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I don’t want to admit how many shows I’ve failed to book (at least two) because of simple negligence of my email inbox.

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Ferraris on Ice - Edie Everette - Pyragraph

How to Write a Music Video Treatment: ‘Ferraris On Ice’

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It’s a simple, effective way to organize and communicate your ideas, and is an essential skill to have in the film business.

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Sample Assignment Agreements for Obtaining Music Rights A Pyragraph Premium resource

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Below you’ll find two sample copyright assignments: 1) a basic all-purpose assignment; and 2) an assignment specifically for musicians playing on recordings.

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