Finding the Perfect Balance: Work vs. Social Life

“We live to work or we work to live” is a very famous question and nowadays, it seems that this is actual. The entire society is moving faster and no one has the time to meditate whether the way we follow, is it actually the best solution. Are there other solutions?

Finding the Perfect Balance: Work vs. Social Life

From a very young age we are taught that only by learning and working we may achieve what we want; anyway, nothing good comes with no endeavor. It’s impossible not to have a chief that when starting a job would not preach that without obedience and hard work it is impossible to survive. Is it true? I don’t have a clue and I am sure that none has a clear answer. There the major role is played by the subjectivity of the individual.

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Create a Frog Prince in Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to get your hands around, particularly after getting used to the workflow of applications like Photoshop. The differences between layer use and the creation of objects and shapes can be really strange at first hand.

Create a Frog Prince in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a frog prince in Illustrator. You will use the Pen tool (or the Pencil Tool) to create almost all shapes and then color them with the Gradient Mesh Tool. The tutorial also will introduce you to some essential techniques (Blend, Path, Blending Mode…) along with simple effects ( Blur, Drop Shadow…).

Let’s get started!

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How to Use Social Media to Engage Customers, Not Shout at Them

Social Media Marketing is the ultimate equalizer for businesses. Social Media levels the playing field between small and large companies. It used to be that the company with the most advertising dollars sold the most products. Why? Because they were able to spend a lot of money on traditional advertising to reach their target audience. Small companies were at a huge disadvantage in terms of being able to reach that same audience. Now, Social Media Marketing has changed all of that.

How to Use Social Media to Engage Customers, Not Shout at Them

Social Media provides all companies with a new marketing channel for reaching their customers. The cost of executing Social Media Marketing tactics is almost $0 for companies. An almost zero cost of entry for companies and an almost unlimited geographic reach, small companies around the world can now compete with their large competitors for market share within their industry.

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60+ Mind-Blowing (Hyper) Photo-Realistic Paintings

Watercolor is considered the most difficult painting media because of technique, control and time factors. But in the marketplace, usually watercolors are less expensive than oil paintings. Oil paintings have a higher prestige value and many of the old masters only painted in oil. What makes an old oil painting valuable? What is the main consideration?

60+ Mind-Blowing (Hyper) Photo-Realistic Paintings

Oil painting is the process of painting with pigments that are bound with a medium of drying oil. Traditional oil painting techniques often begin with the artist sketching the subject onto the canvas with charcoal or thinned paint.

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[Freebies] A Free Bundle of 5 WordPress Themes

Today we are glad to release a yet another freebie. To continue our grateful attitude to our readers and community in general, we are glad to release a bundle of 5 free WordPress themes from WordPressThemeShock. It’s our latest addition to high-quality freebies.

[Freebies] A Free Bundle of 5 WordPress Themes

This bundle includes 5 themes which are fully compatible with latest version of WordPress and powered with a “full of features” framework.

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Essential Marketing Materials for Freelancers and Best Use Tips

As a freelancer, you need to know how to best use your time and energy when it comes to marketing. We already spend enough time actually performing our jobs, invoicing, collecting, and other tasks. To add marketing to the mix can be incredibly frustrating.

Essential Marketing Materials for Freelancers and Best Use Tips

The good news is that you don’t have to waste your efforts on marketing if you jump into it with the right activities. Often, the most important choice is knowing what NOT to do and knowing that handing off some tasks to professionals may be your best bet. For those ready to go to the next level, consider these marketing materials and how to use them the most effectively.

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