How to Deal with Creative Burnout

If you are a musician, filmmaker, graphic designer, writer, or if you have a job that requires lots of thinking and creativity…chances are you are oh so familiar with creative burnout. It is when we have nothing more to give ...
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CD Packaging: Sewed CD Cover

You can actually sew your messages or artwork on this cover! Sew cool, isn't it? This was designed by the Singaporead-based agency Asylum in 2008 for the Christmas songs by Eunice Elizabeth Olsen and Rennie Gomes. “We have created a ...
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CD Artwork Concepts: Guys with Big Bellies

One surefire way of getting people's attention is by exposing 'physical assets'. No wonder we see lots of album covers with girls in their bikinis and guys with their shirts off. I think showing lots of skin and exuding sexy ...
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To Duplicate or to Replicate?

Not too many people know that there are 2 kinds of manufacturing discs- replication and duplication. And those that know sometimes get confused and use the terms interchangeably. Their literal definitions may be nearly identical, but in practice they are extremely ...
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4 Effective Ways to Combat Screenwriter’s Block

Many of us are intimidated with the idea of having others read our work that we are plagued with doubt about how good our writing really is. The fear of embarrassment is usually experienced by first-time writers who still haven’t ...
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3 Ways to Make a Viral Video

We all want to make a kick-ass viral video to promote our music, film, or product because it’s one of the fastest ways to get recognized today. Our main goal is to get lots of people to view our video ...
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CD Packaging: Last Days On Earth- Pow Pow

It looks like the art director/designer was playing with his Stabilo Boss Highlighter while cooking up an artwork concept for this album.  Maybe he got so frustrated because he's been sitting for hours with a blank sheet of paper...out of ...
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The Most Popular Music Websites (Infographic)

Want to know which websites are the most visited by music lovers and musicians? Of course you do! As a musician, you need the info so you’d know which sites and tools to use in your mission to ‘attack’ the ...
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Yes, You still Need to Replicate CDs!

Everyone’s streaming so why spend hundreds of dollars when you can sell your music without the risk of losing lots of money? Making CDs cost a lot of money and requires a lot of time-and yes, the reports show that ...
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10 Things Filmmakers Should Know about Screenwriting but Usually Don’t

Most people know what a filmmaker does - they make movies, right? And a film producer has the most thankless job of all: he or she builds the movies from the ground up. The film producer's job goes like this: ...
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