3 Ways To Enhance Your Creativity

3 Ways To Enhance Your Creativity

There’s nothing worse when creatives feel uninspired, unmotivated and frustrated by their lack of creativity. For artists and designers, it can make you feel empty, and feel that you’ve left something behind which made you unique. You might have the pressure to always be creative and think of those radical ideas and concepts, but sometimes, we just don’t feel this way. With clients waiting, with those deadlines looming, with wanting to improve your own style, it can be a frustrating time. Our creative juices get blocked, and we feel...

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Featured Artist – Jessica Emmett

Featured Artist - Jessica Emmett

Here on Graphic Tide, we’re always on the pursuit to help our community of creatives in anyway we can. This can be through t-shirt commissions that go to our artists, exposing their name to our ever growing audience, and showcasing them and their work; like we are today! In this blog post, we’re going to be sharing Jessica Emmet’s illustration work, to help you feel inspired within your creative day. Jess currently has a fantastic t-shirt design within our store, and has been part of our community for a...

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Use These Tools To Create A Captivating Business Card

Use These Tools To Create A Captivating Business Card

You’ve wondered, right? What its like to have a business card which is professional, captivating, and drives new clients and commissions towards your product’s and service’s. You may be a freelancer, entrepreneur, or small business owner, but for you to save money in the long run, you need some essential tools to help you create a captivating, unique and personal business card. For you to gain new eyes on your work, and when building relations in person, it’s essential that you own a business card which is striking, well...

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3 Crucial Tips For Social Media Creatives

3 Crucial Tips For Social Media Creatives

Social media is the new driving force of online marketing. It’s a great way to get more eyes on your creative work, and drive traffic to your portfolio websites. As you can instantly talk to your audience directly, social media can make a big impact on your online marketing. With over 115 million active Twitter users and 1,310,000,000 active Facebook users per month, social media can become a driving force in your pursuit to gain traction towards your work. How can you as a creative, freelancer and artist use...

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Featured Artist – Piewaste

After receiving so many great pieces of art and design recently on our voting platform, which we’re really excited about, we wanted you share one of our artists within our very own dedicated Featured Artist blog post. This is a great chance for you to gain a taste of whats available when one of your t-shirt designs gets into our store from our voting platform, as we at Graphic Tide want to help and support artists and much as we can. In today’s blog post, we feature the work...

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Graphic Design Inspiration #12

Graphic Design Inspiration #12

Here on Graphic Tide, were always looking to help inspire, motivate and support you with your next creative projects. Sometimes we lack creativity, drive and ideas, that we desperately need in order to succeed. But this is where Graphic Tide comes in, with our weekly inspiration blog posts, which features anything from Fine Art, Illustration, Typography to Business Card inspiration. This is a great opportunity for you guys to check out some contemporary and fresh pieces of art, which you might not of come across. It’s always great to...

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Business Card Inspiration #4

Business Card Inspiration #4

The business card is still as crucial as it was 20 or so years ago, as it holds all your essential contact details on it; like your email address, telephone number and website url, and is handy if you’ve forgotten someones details at the top of your head. In a world where we must be seen as professional, eye catching and ultimately different from everyone else, what ways can you make your business card designs stand out? Well, following on from our previous Business Card Inspiration blog post, Graphic...

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A Guide To Re-designing Your Website

A Guide To Re-designing Your Website

Do you want a guide that gives you tips and advice of what and what not to do with your current website redesign? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at Graphic Tide, we’ve recently told you guys that we’ve been busy re-designing our website, so it’s easier for you to interact, promote yourself, and have access to all sorts of different features. Even though we’ve been really excited to show you what we’ve been up to (me, Ash & Cam), wanted to produce a blog post today...

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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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Why Self Initiated Projects Can Fuel Your Commissions

Why Self Initiated Projects Can Fuel Your Commissions

If your finding it hard to get work as a freelancer or a self employer, it may be a good idea to produce a self initiated project which can fuel your commissioned work. How do these projects communicate to your potential clients? How can we become better artists and designers if we produce these projects, and make us look like were actively practising our craft. But what should you produce, and why can it help you? Well I’m going to be running through a few tips to help and...

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