Photography is, without a doubt, one of the most accessible creative disciplines one can pursue. While it may seem like all you really need is a camera to get started, it’s really the photographer’s eye and his ideas that truly make a great photo.
Apple’s Appstore has over 1,000,000 apps. That’s a lot of apps to sift through. Therefore, to make your lives easier, I’ve compiled a list of free apps that every creative can appreciate.
Being a modern designer nowadays usually means you spend most of your workday in front of a computer monitor, toiling away at various creative applications such as InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator. However, as you’ll see, that doesn’t always have to be the case. Read on!
As creatives, we often see our work as “for-the-client” or “for-the-company.” We work towards what the client wants, their goals, and their needs. However, sometimes, designers and artists get a chance to also work for causes that touch the lives of thousands, if not millions, of people all over the world. Read on to learn more.
The portfolio of the creative professional is one of the most important tools for getting you hired. Next to your charming personality, your unflappable work ethic, and relentless pursuit of excellence, your portfolio is the key to getting hired by agencies and clients. Your portfolio shows them what you’re made of, not just what you say you’re made of.
We’re giving away 500 plastic business cards from Plasticprinters.com to one lucky Design Instruct reader. These cards feature a 4-color printing process on clear and opaque backgrounds allowing for a wide variety of designs. Read on to find out how to win!
If you spend enough time doing something you love, you’ll inevitably gain some perspective on the nature of the work you do. Over the years, through our work on Design Instruct and as freelancers, we’ve come to realize a few things about being a creative. You’ll find them listed below.
We’re giving away 1-year subscriptions to Pikock to 5 lucky Design Instruct readers. Each subscription to Pikock comes with storage, a domain name, access to professional themes, and much more. It’s everything you would ever need to get your business or personal website up online.
Bisous les Copains, when translated, means “Kisses, Friends,” a French term of endearment to one’s friends. It is also the name of Guillaume Kurkdjian’s weekly animated GIF project and that’s exactly what they feel like. Guillaume creates animated mini-worlds populated with various clumsy, funny, charming inhabitants that warm the heart.
It all started a year ago for Filipino artist, Kerby Rosanes. From a single doodle idea, he’s managed to create a truly eye-catching body of work that his clients and his fans just can’t get enough of. Big things are in store for this talented illustrator.
I could inundate you with the technical details of your camera phones and write down photo jargon that will only serve to confuse everyone (even me). But you can probably find that information on your own (I did). What you really want, is a quick and painless way to take better photos with your camera phone right away.
A trip to your printer for a consultation on a new printing project or browsing your online printer’s website can sometimes make you feel like a child in a candy store. So many options! So many possibilities! So hard to choose. This guide can help you on these tough choices.