How To Drastically Improve Your Artistic Portfolio To Gain New Clients

Improve Your Portfolio

Are you a budding artist, designer or illustrator? Want to improve your portfolio? A great portfolio helps you stand out from the crowd, gets others interested in your work, and ultimately wins you more clients. Basically, the better your portfolio is, the more successful you will be. This doesn’t just apply to those in the illustration industry either, but also in graphic design,to fine art. Regardless of the industry or creative discipline you find yourself, we are going to reveal our tops tips to help you create a portfolio...

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How To: Push Your Illustration Style To The Next Level

Push Your Illustration Style To The Next Level

Are you an illustrator craving better work? Would you love to push your illustration work to the next level? For illustrators out there, your portfolio is everything. You get commissioned on the work within your portfolio, from your professionalism, how appropriate you are for the job, and ultimately, your style. But what if you’re struggling with finding your illustration ‘style’, and don’t know what direction you’re going in? This can cause a big heartache, as you start pulling your hair out, become frustrated with yourself, that ultimately hinders the...

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How To Create An Eye Catching Online Portfolio In 5 Easy Steps

Create An Eye Catching Online Portfolio

Do you have a online portfolio of work? Do you have your own website or blog? For all creatives, from fine artists, graphic designers, all the way through to illustrators, you need an online portfolio of work to get seen in today’s market. To attract new clients and commissions towards your work, you need an online portfolio which is attractive on the eye, unique, shows off your personality, and screams ‘Professional’. To make a living from your passion, you need an online portfolio which perfecty represents you, but how?...

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How To Maximise Your Behance Portfolio That Drives Commissions

How To Maximise Your Behance Portfolio That Drives Commissions

Are you on Behance? Do you crave more project appreciation’s, more comments and more follows? Behance, which was brought to you by the fantastic guys over at Adobe, is a fantastic online platform for creatives from any discipline, from inspiring Illustration, Graphic Design to Photography. Even though it’s a fantastic online platform for creatives, it can sometimes leave many of you feeling frustrated to why your profile isn’t popular, not getting seen by many people at all, and not getting the traction that you deserve. Within this blog post,...

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How To Gain More Creative Commissions The Right Way

Gain More Creative Commissions

Are you an artist or designer? Do you crave more creative projects and commissions? For any creative freelancer, from aspiring graphic designers, motivated illustrators to on the go film makers, receiving creative projects is crucial for your survival. But sometimes, it’s quite hard to build up your clientele, especially when your new to freelancing and generating money for yourself, which is why we’re here to help you bridge that gap! But first, let us tell you about some important news! We have two brand new t-shirt designs in our...

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How To Create An Eye Catching Behance Portfolio

How To Create An Eye Catching Behance Portfolio

Do you want to raise your creative profile? Do you want more followers and fans of your work? Behance is a great way to promote your creative work, drive users towards your website portfolio, which helps you connect with other creatives around the world. It’s a platform which can help you gain more commissions and clients, so it’s really important that you use this platform to promote your work. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to create an eye catching Behance portfolio, which not only drives followers, fans...

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Ultimate Guide: How To Become A Graphic Designer

Ulitimate Guide: How To Become A Graphic Designer

Is graphic design your passion? Do you want to become a graphic designer? Graphic design is a fantastic career path, which is full of great people, great ideas, and is a great creative discipline. It’s a industry which has lots of opportunities, from packaging, branding, to advertisement, graphic design is a popular subject amongst a lot of creatives. Even though it’s a good career choice, it requires hard work, determination and knowledge of this broad subject to become a graphic designer – but we’re here to help with that!...

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Featured Artist – Ben The Illustrator

Featured Artist - Ben The Illustrator

Creating a portfolio which is full of great illustration, ideas, and colour can be a hard challenge for some. However Ben The Illustrator, working in Frome in the UK, has mastered all of these elements to create a body of work which is a great joy to look through. From his vivid colour combinations, engaging shapes and the atmosphere which Ben packs into every illustration, this Featured Artist blog post has to one of our favourites! Graphic Tide’s aim is to help support artists and designers by selling their...

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How To Push Your Style To The Next Level

How To Push Your Style To The Next Level

As artists and designers, were always looking to improve our skills, crafts and ways of working, so we become sought after with clients, commissions and popular. What ways can we really start to push your sense of creating a dynamic and unique style which really captures the imagination of your audience, and creates a buzz about your work. I’m going to be talking about ways you can really push your style to the next level, which you can start doing straight away within your own work. Practise Makes Perfect...

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Making A Name For Yourself

Making A Name For Yourself

Within the art and design industry, people commission and come back to those who are popular, trusted, and those who have excellent work. Clients want these people to make themselves and their company look as good as possible. But how can this benefit us and our work, and make us better artists and designers? How can you make a name for yourself and why is this so important within the creative field? I’m going to be running through a few steps to help you creating a positive name for...

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