There are many ways and many different image editing programs that allow you to edit your artworks. One of our favourite other than Adobe Photoshop is Canva, an online image editing suite that is very easy to use. Head up to www.canva.com to start.
This tutorial will teach you to prepare artworks to be uploaded at Creative United rapid product creation system. Here it goes.
Login to www.canva.com. You can use your Facebook account for faster access.
Click ‘Use custom dimensions‘ button.
Each product requires a specific size for upload at Creative United:
Cover image: Any size between 500px – 800px either height or width. Depends your artwork dimension.
Artprint / Canvas / Poster: Use this fixed size for all three products and easy upload,
4250(W) X 6000(H) px – Portrait
or 6000(W) X 4250(H) px – Landscape
or 5000(W) X 5000(H) px – Square
Totebag / Pillow: 3500px X 3500px
3000(W) X 4000(H) px – Portrait
or 4000(W) X 3000(H) px – Landscape
Pouch Bag: 4000(W) X 3000(H) px – Landscape
Mug: 4600(W) X 2000(H) px
Pencil Case: 2250(W) X 1375(H) px
Drawstring Bag: 3000(W) X 4000(H) px
T-Shirt: 3000(W) X 4000(H) px (Export as PNG)
For this tutorial, we set to 3500 X 3500 px(pixels). This size is for totebag and throw pillow.
Click on the first layout. You are now ready to upload your artwork!
Click the ‘Uploads’ button and browse your artwork file.
Click your image to load it to your blank canvas. Right click at the image to use the features available like adjusting the brightness, contrast and other filters to get the best final image file for your products.*Illustration by Sara Rhianna
Now, you are ready to export your image. Click the ‘Download‘ button and choose JPG. If you are preparing artwork for T-Shirt, choose PNG.
Save it to your PC and you can now upload it at Creative United platform!
Rejoice! T-Shirts are the newest product at Creative United! Now they’re available for you to sell your amazing art as printed design on T-Shirts.
Some info about the T-Shirt:
Men, Women and Unisex Long Sleeves T-Shirts
Classic Fit – Gildan Premium Cotton™ Adult T-Shirt
Simple round-neck t-shirt is from 100% cotton – 180 g/m².
Ribbed round neckline, short/long sleeves and neat top-stitched edges.
Soft, comfortable and durable.
Printed using high quality industrial Direct to Garment (DTG) printing technology with highest resolution and crisp graphic result.
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Colors: White, Black, Grey, Daisy, Light Blue & Red
Price – RM69.00(Artist’s royalty 15%: RM10.35)
4000(H) x 3000(W) @72dpi PNG Transparent only
Go ahead, add the new t-shirt to your store! We’re thrilled to share with you our latest pride and joy – our T-Shirt generator. And don’t forget that t-shirt aren’t the only cut and sew product we offer – check out our drawstring bag, pencil case, pouch bag and pillows as well!
Starting April 1st 2017, Creative United will no longer offer the zip and sling totebag style. The new and single type totebag (non zippered) will be the only totebag type available for purchase. This totebag design is affordable while still maintaining the bag’s casual feel.
Some info about the Totebag:
100% polyester fabric
Printed, hand cut and sewn in Malaysia
Smooth and comfortable
Dimensions: 15”H x 15”W
Selected design printed on both sides
Features 26” fabric straps and dark inner lining
Washable without colour fade or discolour
Price – RM40.00(Artist’s royalty 20%: RM8.00)
And don’t forget that totebags aren’t the only cut and sew product we offer – check out our drawstring bag, pencil case, pouch bag and pillows as well!
Our bag collection just got bigger! After the success of the “Totebag”, we have now added the “Pouchbag”, a smaller all-day bag that will become your favourite companion both day and night! The perfect little pouch to keep all essentials, whilst on the move, nice and snug!
The pouch bag will be another hot selling product for your art. It’s versatile, trendy and everyone will love it. Made from soft polyester fabric strengthen by fabric interfacing. Selected design will be printed on both sides. It’s washable without the color fading. The pouch is a 10″ x 7.5″ bag with fabric wristlet, zipper and inner lining.
Artwork Size :
4000(W) x 3000(H) @72dpi
We are giving away 30 selected artworks on pouch bags for free (limited one pouch per artist). So don’t miss to add or update your current artworks to include the pouch bag!
We hope you are excited as we are! Beyond that, we will be consistently adding new products to keep it an interesting and exciting shopping experience for our customers. We already have some exciting stuff in the works!
Cheers, The Creative United team
Animex is an internationally acclaimed computer games and animation festival that has been running for 16 years at Teesside University in England. Last year they went truly global and chose KDU University College in Malaysia for their very first international location and so Animex South East Asia was born.
Creative United have been promoting our newly launch twin projects – Creative United Portfolio (http://portfolio.creativeunited.my) and Creative United Store.(http://www.creativeunited.my). at Visual Art Expo 2015 (VAX2015), from 22.8.2015 to 23.8.2015.
Dear teams, friends and visitors, thanks for supporting Creative United.
Catch VAX2015 at Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC)in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this coming August 21 to 23, 2015. You will definitely have a great time in this first ever Visual Art Expo that brought you up close and personal creative talents behind the animation, comics and games that you love. VAX2015 is also the venue for creative companies to showcase their latest projects.
Some of the time, you might want to promote your self using videos. Perhaps you want to explain certain concepts, talk about your design and creatives ideas, creating video blog etc. It is far easier nowadays to do videos, it is fast and greatly more engaging than simple a text and pictures post.
Great tips on capturing video “interviews” using iPhone. Check out this video on YouTube: