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Painting Tutorials

How-to watercolor and sketching tutorials demonstrating tips, tricks and techniques used in the Procreate app, using Apple Pencil and iPad Pro. Also, thoughts about life and architecture in NYC and the Berkshires, MA

Basic Social Media Tasks Architects and Designers Should Be Doing So As Not To Lose Potential Clients

A lot of designers of my generation fail to maintain a social media presence, and may be losing potential business because of it. We know we should have created four or five basic accounts and begun posting simple stuff to them on a regular basis, but we haven't made the time for it.

Well, what if a fellow professional who understands exactly what you're going through could help you create (or re-create, since you probably already got halfway started) those accounts and post just often enough to help you forget the guilt and begin sleeping better at night? Sound interesting? Then please click on the link below to learn more:

(Author James Akers is a registered architect and architectural illustrator with years of experience helping architects and interior designers develop and present their ideas in dramatic and cost-effective ways. He offers design consulting & architectural rendering in all media, including photoshop, watercolor, ink & color pencil. Work in your office or from his NYC studio.)