5 Essential Free Beginner Adobe After Effects Tutorials

5 Free Adobe After Effects Tutorials

Do you want to learn Adobe After Effects? Crave free, epic and step by step tutorials? From graphic designers, illustrators, all the way through to fine artists, learning a new tool and piece of software is always beneficial, and can turn your static images into animated videos! However, Adobe After Effects might be the last piece of software for you to learn and master, it might seem daunting, something that you’ve never learnt before, and something which is totally new to you! So within this blog post, you’ll discover...

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5 Epic Adobe InDesign Beginner Tutorials

5 Epic Adobe InDesign Beginner Tutorials

Want to develop your Adobe InDesign skills? Would you class yourself as a beginner with the software? Following on from our highly successful Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials, we thought we’ll share some more Adobe tutorials to help develop your skills. Adobe InDesign is a fantastic piece of software, which allows you to create publications easily and effectively, from books, magazines, flyers to brochures. It’s a piece of software which is essential for any designer, but if you’re a beginner, not to worry, we’re here for you! Within this blog...

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10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

Following on from our popular ‘10 Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials‘ a few weeks ago, we wanted to follow on from this and share a further resource that you can use and develop your skill’s. To be an world class artist and designer, you need to know all the tricks of the trade, learning about the various software platforms out there, mastering them, and creating your own individual voice. As you’ve now worked your way through our previous blog post, we’re sharing ’10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists &...

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10 Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

10 Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

Adobe Photoshop can be so useful for artists and designers, and allow you to create stunning pieces of art and designs for your portfolio and website. It can make you stand out from the crowd, and really improve your original paintings, photographs, designs, and make them the best they can possibly be. However, it can be quite tricky at times, especially if you’re new to the software, and don’t know where to begin. On the other hand, if you’re quite knowledgeable about Adobe Photoshop, and know your way around...

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Effective Freelancing Inside a Company – Freelancer’s Fortnight

Effective Freelancing Inside a Company – Freelancer’s Fortnight

With every freelancing career, you can’t pick and choose who you choose to work with, which is especially the case when you’re new to the market or low on work. Working as a freelancer means that work is likely to come in different forms that are slightly outside your discipline, an example of this is that your a Freelance Graphic Designer, and your asked to produce a greetings card for a client, which is not your speciality. Depending on what type of freelancer you are and what you do...

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Should You Leave Your 9 To 5 job? – Freelancer’s Fortnight

Should you leave your 9 to 5 job?

The hardest and probably the biggest question you will ask yourself when considering becoming a freelancer is if you should leave your 9 to 5 job. Not only are there financial risks but ultimately is freelancing right for you? You could argue that you never know until you try, but there are a few things you can do to help that all-important decision. It won’t be a decision to make until you’ve established yourself as a freelancer, but when that decision comes or when you feel your 9 to...

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Becoming More Social Beyond Social Media – Freelancer’s Fortnight

Becoming more social beyond social media

Your online marketing present is something we all know is important for a freelancer’s success but isn’t it time to invest more in becoming more social? Isn’t it time we become more interactive outside of social media? Well in this post we’ll outline a few tips to help boost your network of contacts, from friends to potential clients. So, let’s jump right in. Building contacts and meeting new people is something that freelancers can easily forget to do correctly. It’s a common mistake to think that a website is...

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Effective Ways To Get Your Work Seen

Effective Ways To Get Your Work Seen

Our ethos within Graphic Tide, is to show your t-shirt designs and artworks throughout the globe. To get as many people to see your work, your brand and your services which you can offer to others. As we really want you guys to get recognised for your creative talents, which many of you have, we wanted to list a few other ways for you to get your work out there, including that of social media, offline and and online marketing and word of mouth. In this blog post I...

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Illustrator’s Essential Toolkit

Illustrator's Essential Toolkit

Here on Graphic Tide we are always looking for ways to help fellow creatives out, by sharing essential information on freelancing and marketing, to showcasing your designs on our tees to be sold throughout the world. Today’s post I’m to going to highlight some of things which you might need to consider buying or investing in, if your looking to become an Illustrator, or something equivalent. What things do you need to succeed within the world of being an illustrator, or can help towards this goal? This post suggests...

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3 More Tips To Increase Traffic To Your Portfolio

Three More Tips To Increase Traffic To Your Portfolio

We recently posted Increase Traffic to your Portfolio blog post, and as we think that it is a very important subject to talk about, we’ve decided to give you a few more tips and tricks to help get traffic and new visitors into your portfolio website. We’ve got three extra techniques to share with you, all of which are easy to put into action. If you would like us to cover a particular technique or theme within our blog posts, please don’t hesitate to email Graphic Tide, or go...

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