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Excuse me—which way is the art at?

And speaking of directing art, tell me your trade secrets! Where do you go to find free or nonspendy photographs? How do you get ideas for photographs to illustrate stories that are, let’s say, totally and completely nonvisual? Are there tricks you use when you’re wholly uninspired? How do you find that photo that you […]

What does an “art director” do?

Beats me. I’ve never worked with one in my life, but now this is my job title, so I’m trying to figure it out. What do you think it means? My job so far seems to break down as follows: 60 percent art wrangling, for print and Web. This includes photo research, chasing down permissions, […]