|Your shop name *|| |
|Zazzle to me is a... *|| |
Part time job I would like to make a full time job
|What is the best advice you have received from a fellow shopkeeper about your shops or designs you would like to pass on to another shopkeeper? *|| |
"Spend 80% of your time advertising and 20% designing . "Though I love much more designing and I do not keep this so strict . After all I should improve as an artist as well .But sometimes when I feel down because of the slow sales then I start advertising intensively .And when sales are coming then I am inspired to create again .The other useful thing that I learned that I should not be invisible . Creating silently and not speaking about it is a mistake .I am trying my best to be present at the zazzle forums and showing my art and gaining inspiration by the art of others .
|What PODs do u currently use or have shops on? *|| |
|What did you do with your free time before zazzle or other POD's....and what do you do with it now? *|| |
I used to design for fun .I love reading and interested in the origin of languages , cooking , sufism , literature , hiking ,yoga , swimming .I keep my camera with me and take photos while we go out . I live in Qatar by the sea . I often take landscape photos and food photos while we are out . I used to do a lots of drawing portraits just for myself . I am interested in the human soul and found it very exciting spiritually to draw faces .
|What programs do you use to make your designs *|| |
|Tell us more about what you like and do not like about each software you use, what makes it special. *|| |
pixia is free and has been old friend with me
I love making digital watercolors with it and I love what I can do with the colors here ... though it seems that they do not improve it .. it iis collapsing often in the middle of creation
sumo - I love the brushes the distorting tool to make patterns , manadalas ,,, it sometimes refuses my images .. it does not open some and does not save some and I do not understand why
Befunky is very nicely turning my photos into painted images... you must pay 14 bucks per month and the maximum resolution is not very high
|Will you make custom orders? *|| |
Yes - sometimes free, sometimes fee required upfront
|Elaborate on your answer above regarding custom orders... *|| |
I am ready to make text designs for those who would like to have something special .I can create text in Hungarian , French ,Japanese and of course in English. You can contact me with your special requests .It is free in case that it is not time consuming very special design - just some special words ,sayings with some existing graphics .
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