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Hand Lettering Tutorial & Guide for Beginners

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Hand Lettering is the process of drawing letters. For each letter, there is much thought that goes in. Generally, when we create a hand-lettering piece, the way each letter and word are created is highly customized. This design has a particular, custom-made nature. It is essential to think about how each word puts forth the message you want to deliver and how different words fit together in a composition.

9 Best Places to Showcase Your Graphic Design Work Online

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In the era of social media, when everything is available with one click, more graphic designers are using a hosted portfolio to increase the reach of their work. Similarly, more clients are searching for graphic designers on portfolio sites. Your portfolio defines you and your work, and so it should be as good as possible to attract everyone’s attention. There is still a debate going on as to whether personal portfolio sites are not much effective, as it is difficult to drive traffic to a personal site. While hosted portfolio sites provide inarguable benefits like simplicity, rapid networking, and increased visibility. Also, as a graphic designer or digital artist, ensuring visibility of your work or receiving feedback is crucial. This allows a designer to improve their work according to what people like to see. It has become a major issue for designers to find a good platform that allows them to display their skills. Here are the 9 best places to showcase your graphic design work online.

Ultimate Guide to Book Cover Design

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While it’s true that people say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, people generally tend to, and they should. The cover of your book helps build the first impression of your book or is the first interaction that your potential customers have to know about the book they’re holding.  Consider it as an equivalent of a home page in website design. It is the vestibule that would decide if a reader wants to open your book and read it or put it back to the shelf. A general reader shops by their eye, they often want something that has a sense of familiarity, but they also want to be surprised as well, by something refreshing and new. There are many books published each year, so it’s evident that a good book cover design is likely to catch the eyes of the readers and help its chance of getting picked up and rise exponentially. The cover design should be able to convince the readers that the content of the book is worth the reader’s time and attention.

10 Math and Psychology Tricks That Will Help You Design Better Websites

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Psychology and Mathematics many times have more implications on our lives than we think. Psychology helps to create surprising insights into understanding the brain’s functioning. Math is more prevalent in our daily lives than we realize, as it’s used in architecture, musical instruments, our daily commute, and much more. Hence, using the core principles of both these disciplines is a conscious effort that many designers try to incorporate in their website design. It is crucial to understand the various tools at your disposal to exploit them and get the best results out of them.

For the same reason, we discuss 10 Math and Psychology Tricks That Will Help you Design Better Websites:

‘About Us’ Page Design – Tips and Best Practices

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Most of the companies these days spend day and night creating their website. While they have fairly mastered the technical aspects of creating a great website, they often find themselves stuck on one particular page, i.e. the “About Us” Page. This page is essential for any company or website owner to master, as it provides an overall view of what the website and the maker are talking about. Many visitors often go to the about us section of a website to see if the website has anything that adds value to them.  It is one of the most frequently visited pages on many websites. A well-designed about us page isn’t just a necessity, but also an added advantage over the competitors as not many website designers pay much attention to this section of the website they create.

Create Scary Halloween Looks Using These 5 Steps in Photoshop

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It is Halloween time! And having a scary makeover is a must. However, in reality, this can be very expensive and also complicated. Even for experienced makeup artists, achieving a scary makeup that passes the test of time and partying can be difficult. Thereby, we have come up with a perfect tutorial for you, which lets you create Scary Halloween Looks using these five tricks in Photoshop.