Design Principles And Elements Part 2: Balance

Published on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 8: 26pm


Graphic design is not something that should be put together just to look pretty or without any thought. Effective design uses design principles to have a certain effect on the viewer and to give the viewer direction as to what they should do after seeing the design [...]

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Build An Explosive Portfolio Without A Client

Published on Monday, September 20, 2010 at 1: 42am

The first step when starting your freelance business is to sort out your best work and build a portfolio that will showcase your talent, but how do you do this if you have never had any clients before? This post will provide you with plenty of great ideas on projects you can work on to help you build your portfolio and eventually start bringing in clients [...]

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Design Principles And Elements: Lines In Graphic Design

Published on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 8: 49pm

This post is the first in a series of posts about design principles. This post will be covering different types of lines and will explain why they are important in graphic design. Also included will be some examples of graphic design work that use the different types lines. I hope you find this post useful and make sure to [...]

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Why Designers Should Ditch The Mouse And Use A Tablet

Published on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 2: 45am

Originally Posted On 12/16/2009 I recently bought myself a tablet and to be honest I didn’t think it would make a big difference before I bought it, after setting it up and trying it out I realized that I had been missing out and my work was very limited with a mouse. Now I have [...]

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Stop Procrastinating And Get Things Done!

Published on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 2: 23am

Originally Posted On 11/04/2009 Make Plans Keep track of the things you need to do using a calender, agenda, or notepad. You can even design your own calender, since its designed specially for yourself you can add whatever you want and the calender might help you to stay on task. Make sure to keep it [...]

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5 Ways To Learn And Improve Your Design Skills

Published on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 2: 17am

Originally Posted On 10/29/2009 Create and maintain your own website or blog. A website involves a lot of research and can help you improve your web, graphic, and logo design skills as well as many others. As you improve you should update your website constantly and re-design the site with a more professional look if [...]

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