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Working it: How to Pay Rent & Get Your Foot in the Door of the Film industry

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By Adam Edgar As with any artistic endeavor, until we find our audience, or win the lotto with some overnight success, we have the small details like “rent” and “feeding ourselves” to keep tabs on. This can be a challenge in improving and progressing in an artistic career, as it often takes our energy off […]

Featured Artist Alejandra Sáenz

Diosa Eclíptica by Alejandra Sáenz

Young artist Alejandra Sáenz has managed to capture the essence of beauty and the occult throughout her paintings. This freelance graphic designer and illustrator was originally from Venezuela but now currently lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she spends most of her time listening to music, reading, watching movies and TV series shows, and of course drawing […]

Essential Tips to Help Indie Designers Succeed in the Fashion Industry

With the huge amount of start-up designers entering the fray it can be a challenge for independent designers to get attention in the marketplace. By perfecting your personal business strategies and following these tips, you can rise above the rest and get noticed. Stay true to your style To get noticed in the industry, it […]

Featured Artist Jenkins2d A.K.A Johnny Duncan

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The crazy mind of an artistic pizza fanatic currently resides in New Braunfels, Texas. The works of Johnny Duncan are an amazing kaleidoscopic clash of colors that creates creatures from the inter-most depths of his mind. The vibrant contrast of colors in his designs demand to be looked and stared at, creating a nostalgic trip to your childhood. The […]

Tips for Promoting Your Photos on Instagram

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By Kafi With over 150 million users, Instagram is today’s fastest-growing social media network and a powerful marketing tool for visual artists in our Talenthouse community. Put the ART in smART phone with these tips for promoting your Instagram photos. “Ask yourself, does this image communicate something interesting about me as an artist or prove my talent?” Quality Control You’re beautiful, we […]

Becky Doyon is a Talenthouse ‘hero’

Having submitted to 23 Creative Invites on Talenthouse, we consider Becky Doyon to be a ‘hero’ profile holder! You may recognize Becky’s work from our previous feature on her. Becky comes from Maine, United States but has rallied fans and followers from across the globe. With around 2,000 followers on Talenthouse, Becky has managed to grow […]

Anything Worth Doing Can Be Done Tomorrow: Tools for artists to beat procrastination

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By Adam Edgar All humans, at various points in life, wrestle with the nagging beast that is procrastination. As artists, we tend to work on our own schedules, and are therefore often subject to the whims of inspiration. Because of this, procrastination can be an especially tricky struggle. When we create for ourselves, we can […]

TRIP TO SUNDANCE? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT: Top 5 Apps that all Filmmakers Should Have

By Adam Edgar Our smart phones have truly become this generation’s techno Swiss army knife.  They play the role of camera, calendar, flashlight, web browser, game player, and, on the odd occasion, phone.  As apps have sprung up to do pretty much every task imaginable (and some we’d never imagined), you can find specialized applications […]

Amazing Guitarist Neil Swanson

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Talenthouse’s very own community member Neil Swanson, a Texas native, is beginning to live his dream of a true rock star thanks to our creative invite Be My Band. This guitarists virtuosity transcends the melodic norm into a unique form of expression that gives life to the six corded object. Inspired by legendary guitarists such as “Dimebag” Darrel from Pantera, Steve Vai, Randy […]