Creative Guidance

Here you can find tips and tricks to aid you on your personal venture in becoming a self made creative

Coping with anxiety

Anxiety affects us all at some point and some far more severe than others. It is perfectly normal and often comes at times when you have a deadline to reach, or it could be triggered by a difficult client. Whatever the reason we hope these few tips help relieve some...

Free Mockups, Templates, Fonts and more

We’ve put together a list of sites with top resources for Graphic designers. With free access to copyright free images, fonts, PSD mockup files, textures and more.   1. Graphic Burger | http://graphicburger.com Graphic Burger offers you “Tasty design resources...

10 Design Blogs To Follow

Love design or need somewhere to get a little design inspiration, well check out our list of 10 design blogs and websites.   1. Atelier Tally | http://ateliertally.com Atelier Tally is a UK design and style blog with a focus on product and graphic design,...

Etiquette points: Writing Emails

Etiquette is not only about saying please or thank you, it is about how you address others, personally, via phone or through email and letter. Etiquette is about remaining personable and professional. As a creative who may already have clients or want to build your...

Etiquette points: Writing Letters

  Etiquette is not only about saying please or thank you, it is about how you address others, personally, via phone or through email and letter. Etiquette is about remaining personable and professional. As a creative who may already have clients or want to build...

Economy Of Hours : Banking Time

Echo; an Economy of Hours. Echo provides a platform or marketplace for you or your business to exchange time and skills instead of money. Their members trade services, skills or the resources they have with one another in exchange for those they need. The currency is...

Are you GIF-ted?

A GIF: “The moving photograph”. A GIF is a moving image, made usually for the web, it is several frames compiled into a video animation of just a few seconds and on a loop. The GIF (Graphic Interchange Format) was first popularly used to decorate a website but has now...

Raising your profile

Raising your profile as an artist or creative is important. You want your work to be seen and most importantly you want to attract business. 1. Website/Online Portfolio The most important thing is to have a website. See our previous post Guidelines to help you design...

How to be happy

You can be your worst critic, in all aspects of your life but as an artist you can be terribly hard on yourself and your work. Your work is an extension of you and your ideas, so when things are criticised or don’t go to plan it can be taken to heart. From personal...