Going It Alone: Are You Ready To Be A Freelance Designer?

Being a graphic designer has always involved treading the fine line between creative freedom and client satisfaction. Whether you choose to tread that line as part of a larger company or as a freelancer is usually down to a designer’s personality and the opportunities that may present themselves. But if you’re thinking about making the move to freelance there are a few factors you’ll want to consider first…

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100 Creative Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials

If your next design project involves some manipulation of typeface, you do not want to miss this article. I have always found that text effects are one of the coolest things that you can create in Photoshop. In this post, I have rounded up some of the best Photoshop text effects tutorials from around the web. Topics like how to Create Chrome text effects are just a few of the tutorials that are featured. These Photoshop tutorials will arm you with all the latest techniques to help you in your design creations. So why not check them out so you can show off your latest text effects designs.

Want more articles on useful tutorials? Check out some of my previous post:

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Computer Graphics: 50 + stunning creations of 3d robots

The latest major motion pictures are utilizing 3D graphics more and more these days. With movie like Transformers, Terminator Salvation and Wall-E getting all the attention at the cinemas lately, we have decided to put together a collection of robots, movie and non-movie inspired computer graphics artwork to showcase. These fantastic 3D rendered images display the skills and abilities of talented artists, as well as spark creativity in the minds of the viewers.

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100+ Truly Stunning Skateboard Designs

In the month of December, I wrote a post titled: 60+ Amazing Snowboard Designs. I started snowboarding as a youngster and have become pretty good at it since. One of the things I never really mastered was skateboarding. While all my friends were playing and riding around with their skateboards, I was on my bike. The one thing I do appreciate about skateboards are the creative graphics on the boards. If you are into product design or just need some inspiration for you next gig, you should definitely check out these truly stunning skateboard designs. Enjoy!

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50 New Inspiring Business Card Designs

Business cards are no longer used just to provide basic information about yourself and your company. Today, more and more companies are using creatively designed business cards to convey the image and personality of their businesses to leave a long lasting impression.

In this post you will see business card designs ranging from really creative to very simple and slick. I hope that these business card designs will inspire you to create your own masterpiece. Enjoy!

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How To Gain Graphic Design Experience – A Guide For Starters

If anyone ever told you that designing digital artwork is like painting pears and making a living out of it, make sure you find a fat pear and throw one at them the next time you see them. Bonus: Tell them about your current awesome graphic design job.

I quote: graphic designing is NOT a profession that lacks a market demand or a sufficient pay. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a graphic designer’s median pay is $44,150 and according to the job outlook, employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 7% from 2012 to 2022. This is slower than average, but it’s still increasing.

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How To Make Your Graphic Design Practices Sustainable

2022’s hottest trends in graphic and web design revolve around reducing visual clutter and minimizing work for users. A new frontier in design, though, is going to be reducing pollutants and minimizing environmental waste.

Hopefully, your design firm is already aware of the need to reduce your environmental impact. Reducing waste is necessary for every business, but designers have a unique opportunity to help the planet. By implementing sustainable design practices, it’s possible to reduce negative effects on the environment while creating beautiful designs. This is your guide for incorporating sustainable practices into both your office and your graphic design.

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