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Why you do not need a degree in Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a field like very few that attracts many sorts of people from many sorts of backgrounds. Common to misconception is that graphic designers come from an arts background or needed to have taken a degree in graphic design at university. Much more to the truth is that universities are in fact not nearly as popular as they once were for anyone thinking of studying graphic design as not only is arguably an unnecessary expense but there are many courses and alternative ways of studying.

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Why do companies need Graphic Designers?

Graphic Design studios and design agencies across the UK are in high demand to execute projects for a broad range of work for a many type of businesses. Remember that while a picture may be worth a thousand words, graphic design be worth thousands of pounds in any business. A career in graphic design is often deemed a rewarding way to help companies find their unique identity and graphic designers are often seen as the pioneers of change.

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London Graphic Design

London Graphic Design is a huge industry that hosts a variety of Graphic Designers in a multitude of roles across London from marketing role to product design and development. Many of London’s graphic designers are from small but growing start-ups but also in large corporate media companies that use offices around the city. London corporate banks that use Graphic Designers for their media and marketing needs will usually always have a team of London based graphic designers ready.

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What do clients and employers look for in a portfolio?

What is the perfect portfolio? What is the most effective way to get new work from your portfolio? In this blog, we interview several tutors at Blue Sky Graphics and seek to dispel common myths about what clients and employers actually look for in a portfolio by offering you some of the best tips from our industry experts and Graphic Design Tutors here at Blue Sky Graphics. We ask four tutors what they think.

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Trusting a Graphic Designer

Trust in your Graphic Designer explores how we can build kudos and trust through excellence in our work and portfolio. Through that hard-fought mission of earning trust, not only do some of the UK’s leading Graphic Design studios partner with us to up skill their own junior Designers, but many of Britain’s future Graphic Designers entrust us with their time and training requirements.

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Making money from Graphic Design.      6 Tips to Make Extra Money as a Graphic Designer
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Making money from Graphic Design. 6 Tips to Make Extra Money as a Graphic Designer

For Graphic Designers these days there are truly multiple streams of ways to make money on the side. Working as a Graphic Designer is especially suitable for anyone looking for flexi hours or freelance working patterns.If you are still looking for new ways to get some extra money for the creative things we do, I’ve got some solutions that don’t involve having to solely navigate the sticky and sometimes demanding world of taking on traditional client work. This blog is all about other less traditional and innovative ways to make extra cash as a Graphic Designer. Here are our 7 tips

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Photoshop? What is this all about? What is Photoshop Adobe Creative Cloud?

Let’s start. Photoshop is a software (Computer programs are referred to as software) that has been created by masterminds at Adobe and it is an important component of almost all the graphic design courses we offer at Blue Sky Graphics but any design studio too. The newest version of Photoshop CC comes with a recent update to version 20 and Photoshop actual uses range from the full-featured editing of large batches of photos to creating elaborate digital paintings and artisan drawings that mimic those done by hand.

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