find out how it is being printed as that will decide the resolution. ask the client to obtain a spec sheet from the printer and they will give you you exact settings.
Vehicle wraps usually use 100-150 dpi at same size.
Is there enough demand for your art prints for you to do your own printing? Printers are expensive. Paper is expensive. Ink is very expensive. Packaging is expensive.
Prints need to be on quality paper using archival inks.
Can you make money while devoting the time and expense to fulfilling your own prints? If so, great, go for it! If not, or if you are unsure - devote your time to building a brand, a customer base and producing art that others want to buy and have it printed and shipped from elsewhere for now.
In the 80's I purchased a large glass bottle of FW brand waterproof ink. This is the original formula that was ammonia based. Unfortunately i am nearly put of ink and have not found a suitable replacement.
I am looking for a real black(not dark grey) waterproof ink for a dipping pen (various nibs - I also bought those in bulk and have about 2 years worth left - then I am in trouble again!)
Poor choice of words by me, I was thinking experienced with large publishers.
Large companies make their own rules because they can and those rules benefit them.
There is little difference with this and Adobe going to a rental model for their software (which costs more artists more I would think).
As I asked, how many would refuse to work for this publisher if they came knocking? it may stink to have to pay the extra fee but many, if not most would swallow it as the cost of doing business.
It costs nothing to complain and start petitions when you are outside looking in (as I am!) but once you're in it will come at a cost.
Has anyone here worked for this publisher? If so, will you refuse work in the future because of it? The owners of this site are quite successful, where is their opinion and thoughts on this?
It seems like it is easy for unpublished or small publisher artists to get workedup over something like this- what are the experienced artists thoughts who have worked with this publisher or large publishers thoughts?
(edited to change my wording)
Spend the couple hundred dollars and speak with a visual arts attorney. It would be money well spent. Just because they are asking for you to submit specifics does not mean you can't make a counter suggestion.
Were you not given a spec sheet at the start of the project? Items like bleed, resolution, color gamut all need to be decided prior to starting artwork.
If they were my files - JPG, 150% size, 1/8" 4 sided bleed, 300dpi, rgb.
who or where did the complain come from? As far as I can see you have about 4 white men, 5 white females and around 7 non-descript.
So out of around 16 characters 25% are white men. The actual percentage of the US population is about 35% white males so you are actually under representing white men in this woke culture.
If it means money for your company, consider the complaint and if need be make changes. If it is just a general complaint, dismiss it. If it were me, I wouldn't put much effort or thought into it. The woke liberal culture will complain about anything they come across simply because that's what they do.
graphic novels have been mainstream since the early 80's. you need something for the text but it may not need to be the final text design.
mount set text in the text area, letter it yourself. your pitch isnt with a completed novel, but the idea and content.
a publisher will decide about the lettering and coloring.
I think the photographer should win. The artist ripped him off.
Get a copy of Will Eisner's books - Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative as well as Comics and Sequential Art.
Those are the Bible on graphic novels for story and art. Eisner invented the medium (and he was a great guy too!)
After that, start a graphic novel and do whatever else you need to in order to pay the bills.
@jimsz I didn’t use a template for my site but that’s a good point about it being a drag and drop sort of thing. I guess because of that each website is sort of limited in its uniqueness so it’s sort of hard not to copy other designs in that sense
those hosting sites are all template based and thats why there is a similarity in any sites
Actually you can 'own' the loom of a website to a certain degree but I wouldn't be concerned about your website being similar to the another. You're both using a drag and drop or point and click website builder and though customized it's still a general template they offer to everyone. Yours is wix and the other is square space they both build basically the same websites.