Save early, save often


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Save early, save often

One of the things that can happen is you'll be working away and lightning strikes your house or the power goes out or something untold happens that causes you lose work. That happens to all of us, there is no way around. Nature sometimes gets into the way of our creativity. So one of the pieces of advice that I have offered over time is what I called save early, save often style of working. I tend to save my work fairly regularly and it really takes you losing your work once to quickly adapt to the save early, save often scenario because you learn it's like boy if I just would have saved five minutes ago, I wouldn't have lost hardly any work.

And so it's a habit that you need to ingrain into your workflow is that you regularly save your work. So Painter doesn't have any automatic save or anything that does that for you. It's a manual process. However it does have a process called Iterative Save that will automatically number your work as you go and it's not quite the sa...

Save early, save often
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Save early, save often provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter X Essential Training

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Design
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Painter
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