You’ve probably noticed that lately, the articles have focused on resources and tips for freelancers, such as how to increase productivity and reduce stress and how to work with different types of clients. Well today we’re continuing this trend with an interview with Adam McIntyre – the founder of FlyerHeroes. He was kind enough to welcome us into his life in Thailand (where he’s currently living), and talk about the pros and cons of being a freelancer: time management issues, the freedom to travel and more.
Just as every freelancer is a little different, you will find each client has different needs and cares. However, many clients fall into one of a number of types, each requiring different approaches or handling to ensure the best working relationship. Knowing your client types will help you tailor your approach and produce the most successful project outcome.
Pop Art is a significant artistic movement that originates from 1950s Britain and early 1960s United States. It was suggestively named “pop” art due to the fact that it encapsulates popular contemporary imagery, usually removed from its initial context and combined with unrelated elements. It’s considered to perfectly represent the paradox of mass culture because it simultaneously employs mundane cultural objects, celebrities and symbolic items from advertising, news and comic books.
It’s been a while since we posted a design tutorial, but you won’t mind that once you see we’ve come back in style! Our sister website, Designious.com has an amazing team of talented designers who can hand draw the heck out of a vector pack. So, to show you what they’ve been up to lately and to brush you up on your design skills, we’ve released a great step by step tutorial on how to draw a vector pirate skull.
It’s the lifestyle we all dream about: we can say goodbye to the corporate rat-race and use our unique skills to start up a web-based business at home. However, as many of us already know, “living the dream” of working from home as a freelance web designer or other type of web worker can be stressful, especially at the start. Will we get enough clients to become profitable? Can we get all the work done by the client’s deadline? These are just some of the things that can cause our blood pressure to rise and worries to deepen.
Dotmarkup.com is a team of designers based in Bucharest, Romania that offers PSD to HTML5 conversion services, through the latest technology available. After establishing your desired end result, their developers start coding the PSD and offer daily updates, until your project is finished. After receiving the HTML5/CSS3 code for your website, you even have a satisfaction guarantee to fall back on.
The time has come to take a look at the most read and appreciated Illustrator and Photoshop tutorials from the last month, and brush up on your design skills the fun way. I’ve hand-picked the best ways in which we’re going to learn how to create a military style emblem logo design, a paper receipt using Photoshop, a disaster scene, guitar string typography, how to use different skin tones in portrait illustration and much more.
I’ve got some great news for you today, right before the weekend starts. As you already know, this Sunday we’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day and we wanted to somehow make it even more special for you. So, through our sister website Designious, we’re launching a 30% discount on all the products.
It’s time to announce the lucky winners of the giveaway hosted in collaboration with our friends from Winithemes. 5 of those who participated will be receiving today the 4 awesome responsive HTML templates: Blox, Space, Yummy Press and Beaumonde, which you can check out here. Let’s not drag things along and meet the lucky design enthusiasts:
As a digital artist or designer, receiving feedback or ensuring visibility for your work is crucial. Setting up your own online portfolio is an option, but then there’s the problem of driving traffic to it. So before you get there, you can showcase your work alongside fellow designers on websites created especially with this purpose.