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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Brand New Website & Winning Tees!

Brand New Website & Winning Tees

It’s been a rather jam packed couple of weeks for us over at Graphic Tide headquarters, with our brand new website design now live and running, brand new t-shirt design winners, and spreading the word of our great community of artists and designers, it’s been a mental one! If you want to be a part of our ever growing t-shirt design community, want more exposure of your creative work, or you’re a raising creative star, make sure you submit your work to us. Submission is free, you get commission...

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Brand New Website Design

Creative Interview With Lou Patrick Mackay

Did we tell you about our brand new website design coming to you on Monday 24th November? We wanted to write a brand new blog post which showcases our new website design which is coming to you very soon, and it’s going to be a great – a well needed update! From bigger images, a better navigational platform, and enhanced profiles, this website re-design is going to knock you out of your seat, and promote you and your artistic talent’s even more! We’ve been working hard to create a...

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8 Free Mobile & Web App Icon Pack PSDs

8 mobile and web app icon pack psds

After our hugely popular iOS and iPhone UI/UX free PSDs resources post we’ve collected another awesome collection, which complements each other, and is here to help you with your design projects. Every mobile app or web app demands high levels of user-friendly design. There are various ways to achieve this but one of the core principles of good user interface design is an intuitive user experience. To aid this, icons play a huge role in helping users distinguish actions with objects, to make it easier for them to use...

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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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What Amazon Art Means for the Art Community

What is Amazon Art

Earlier today we tweeted about the launch of Amazon Art and we wanted to drill down to our readers what this means for the art community as a whole and a short explanation of what is Amazon Art. We’re extremely excited about the news and I am sure you guys are as well. So, what is Amazon Art? It’s basically Amazon’s new art section that showcases 40,000+ pieces (I know) of art from 150 of the top galleries in America. It’s an impressive showcase including a lot of high...

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Increase Traffic To Your Portfolio

Increase Traffic To Your Portfolio

There are hundreds of blogs and eBooks out there that describe ways of gaining more traffic but none (that we could find), give you the information and tips on increasing more traffic to your portfolio! The blog posts which we found were too generic and none told you about targeting traffic to your portfolio, which a lot of creatives crave. It may be because it’s often considered hard to obtain traffic to portfolios as they normally lack keyword rich content, as it’s mainly images. Without relevant engaging content (we’re...

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Why Freelancer’s Need A Personal Website – Freelancer’s Fortnight

Why freelancer's need a personal website

If you missed the first post from the freelancer’s fortnight series don’t worry, check out broaden your client base if you want a good insight into expanding your client base. Our next freelancer tip outlines why it is imperative to have your own personal website that you fully control. We’ll explain why investing time into designing a personal website can be beneficial to freelancers and give our opinion on why social media accounts aren’t enough anymore. So why should you have your own personal website or portfolio? Let us...

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