Make MORE money from old designs & illustrations

posted on 10th of november, 2011

I'd like to share a great tip for illustrators who already sell or are considering selling artwork on Dreamstime. This idea has worked extremely well for me. And while this article is a little wordy, if you take the time to read it, I think you will find it very worth your effort (especially when you get to the end).

For the past 20 years I've been an illustrator & graphic designer in Chicago where I have lived my entire life. The best advise I can give ANY illustrator or graphic designer (especially if you do a lot of your creating in Photoshop) is this... NEVER, NEVER, EVER throw away ANY of your old files! Burn them to a CD or some retrievable medium, just make sure you keep them! Why? In many of the past illustrations and designs you have created over the years there...

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Comments (13)

Posted by Expozer on December 08, 2011
Interesting article that clearly indicates the benefit of saving files under good structure and organization. Allow me to refer to this article Image Lifecycle which - hopefully - many people can use as inspiration for your organization of files :)
Posted by Rosedarc on November 13, 2011
LOL I guess that as long you're only sharing your files with yourself you don't need to worry to much about finding the perfect organisation then :-)
Posted by Jasnemo on November 12, 2011
thank you for all the great words... REALLY appreciate it.

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