Top 10 Vector Animal Design Tutorials

April 10th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Tutorials

How To Draw a Cute Vector Dog Character in Illustrator

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How to Turn a Sketch into a Fat Cat Vector Illustration

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Create a greedy monkey

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Design a Cute Hamster Avatar

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Vectorial character design with Illustrator

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Create a Super Happy Octopus Character

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Create a Cute Panda Bear Face

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Create a Tiger Striped Cat with Illustrator

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How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator

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A Cow As Chinese New Year Zodiac For

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8 Tips for Maximized Freelance Design Motivation

March 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Inspiration, Various

Ever feel like you’re completely dried out and there’s no motivation to be found? Here are a few simple tips that could help you out.
Remember that the solution isn’t necessary as complicated as you may think. Try one or more of our tips and you’ll probably feel a lot more inspired soon!

Image by Cristopher Bruno

Take a few hours off

If you’ve worked way too much over time, and that is your reason for feeling the way you do – a few hours off can do wonders for you. If you don’t have the chance to take a day or two,- a long lunch or a walk during the day can help a lot. It’s all about getting out of the office a bit, and you’ll quickly feel the difference it can make.

 

Do something fun!

Spending time on a hobby or with friends can help you reset your mind a bit and not think about work. And when you’re back at the office, you’ll see everything with fresh new eyes!

Browse websites/portfolios

Looking through other people’s work can often be just what you need. It’s really inspiring to see all the great designers out there and they’re style of work. Maybe you’ll find a color scheme that inspires you, a font or suddenly think of new ways of solving your tasks.

Eat and drink

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Many times your feeling of bad motivation comes from your brain and body needing some more fuel. If you work really hard it can be easy to forget to eat and drink properly. Make sure to have nutritious meals, drink a lot of water and have snacks ready in case you need them.

Get some exercise

Is your body in shape? By starting to exercise you often get more energy almost instantly, and you’ll feel better in general. This is especially important for those of us who sit still most of the day.

Sleep

Getting enough sleep is always hard, especially if you’re a freelancer and/or run your own business, Make sure you get the number of hours you need each night or you’ll get burned out real quick.

Change your surroundings

Maybe you need to work somewhere else a day or two? Or maybe you should re-decorate in the office? Small changes can make a huge difference for your creativity and motivation.

Clean up the mess

Image by Jean Sheijen

 

Trying to work efficiently in a messy environment is anything but motivating. Make sure your software is up to date, throw away old coffee cups, archive old documents and throw away everything you wont need again. An hour of cleaning and you’ll feel refreshed.

Conclusion

We hope you found some of our tips helpful. As usual we’d love to hear about your own tips and experienced.
Good luck finding your motivation!

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10 Amazing Brochure Design Tutorials

March 15th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Tutorials

Creating a Brochure in Microsoft Publisher

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Making a corporative style – Corporate brochure style

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Design a Ready to Print Brochure in Photoshop

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Designing a Brochure Cover

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Adobe Photoshop Tutorial – Brochure Design Makeover

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Create brochures that help you sell in Publisher

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Corporate Brochure Design

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Brochure with Photoshop and Indesign

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Trifold Brochure Design Tutorial

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How to Design and Layout a Brochure

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20 Excellent Examples of Contact Us Pages

March 14th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Web Design

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Nilarian

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Beakable

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Shylands

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Graphicpeel

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Weloveicons

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Lunalunerafestival

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Mintska

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Carsonified

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Ormanclark

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Atelierdetour

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Tvidesign

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Mbdragan

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Electricpulp

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Group94

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Sophie hardach

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Buffalo

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61pixels

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Indofolio

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Seven Smart Tips On How To Be More Efficient Every Day!

March 12th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Inspiration, Various

Working as a designer, whether you’re freelance or not, means dealing with many challenges on a daily basis. Being a little bit more efficient on a daily basis, could mean a lot when seen through a whole month. When you feel everything goes smooth and quickly, you’ll also feel much more confident in what you do.

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