Are you among the thousands of students who graduate yearly having done a course in graphic design? Many people go to school or do online courses without knowing exactly what they will do after finishing their studies. Here is a little something to direct and give you tips on how to land your first job as a graphic designer.
Have a Clear Idea
Not all people who study graphic design in school or at home end up becoming good graphic designers. Quite the opposite; there are thousands of people with good graphic designing skills but they still play video games from morning to evening, or try out another line of work. You have to have a clear idea of [...]
Like all other professions worth mentioning, graphic design is riddled with a lot of jargon. While all the terms may not be equally important, there are those that you have to know to be designer. These are the terms that you will use in your everyday life as a graphic designer. Whether you are a professional or a newbie, here are some important words you should always remember.
Vector and Raster images
Vector images are made of points that have defined Y and X coordinates each. The points are like dots in a path that connect to form bodies or shapes in which you can add color fills. On the other hand, Raster images are made of pixels that determine the form and [...]
There are many people who think that freelancing is a walk in the park. However, there are constant woes that continue to deprive freelancers of their sleep and fun. It should also be noted that there is always a way around most of the hardships in freelancing. What are the best ways that can help you to make a successful career from freelancing as a graphic designer?
Take a graphic design course
Graphic design, like many other courses, can be personally studied at home on inone’s free time. However, many clients need certificates to prove that one went to a school or an institution and actually took the course. While personal study may be as [...]
Graphic designing is one of the most dynamic fields of profession. The tactics and techniques involved keep changing as time passes and if one sticks to the same old rules, then they may be outdated within a few years. What are some of the tips that can keep graphic designers ‘in the game’ without the fear of ever being ‘behind time’?
Be a collector
Ever seen a piece of design that inspired you? That is a piece worth carrying home and studying it. Storing such pieces ensures that you have a source of inspiration when creating new stuff and also allows you to know what you don’t know how to do.
Reading is by far the most [...]