What jobs can I get with Photoshop skills?

You have learnt Photoshop and now you are wondering what jobs are available to you with your Photoshop skills. The good news is that there are plenty of jobs on the market especially with the digitalisation of e-commerce and the rise in online businesses. In addition, there are increasingly more people who are either home working or home learning or both. As technology evolves and more Photoshop professionals are needed to enhance websites photos, logos and images so too are graphic designers.

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What is composition in design?

You may possibly have the most stunning design elements in the world on screen or paper, but if the graphic design is not up to scratch, because of a lack of composition it may be heavily critiqued. Composition refers to how you arrange and place design elements on a page. The spaces between the design, the arrangement, and the ways in which the designs interact or crossover with other elements. So, it is safe to say that the composition is essential. What is the design composition exactly?

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How do you design a good logo?

A company's logo stands for more than a mere visual identifier in that the logo is a concept than can make or break its business chances on the commercial market. A perfectly-created logo can create a strong partnership with the customer or consumer that an organisation and its corporation are seeking to accomplish. In other words, the logo is to communicate with the business’s customers in a way that portrays the business’s own values and goals also known as a ‘z’. But the wrong logo which does not communicate a business message can ultimately harm a company's business.

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What is Adobe Creative Cloud and how does it work?

Adobe Creative Cloud is what most graphic designers tend to use and it is a subscription that allows you users access to the newest releases of all Adobe advanced creative software apps (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and many others) with new functionality and updates as soon as they are available. Creative Cloud is sold as a monthly or yearly membership. The cloud is different to previous versions of Adobe creative suites since the cloud gives users storage and file syncing capabilities...

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InDesign uncovered

There are now many different design packages available to use, and when looking for one that fits, you will need to research which ones the best. What you use it to determine which one is best for you, and people often choose Adobe as they fast becoming the market leader in design software. Adobe makes a particularly good design package called InDesign; this package is ideal for those designers who want quality but the ease of use. InDesign is ideal for all people who work with magazines, newspapers, and layered documents.

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Adobe Illustrator uncovered

In this article we analyse and explore various versions of Adobe Illustrator. Professional artists are increasingly doing their work in computer software, even if they can conceptualize art by hand. That is where Adobe Illustrator comes into play and is helps graphic designers worldwide create stunning graphics. Illustrator is a vector graphics program that can be used with print media, online media as well as mobile application development. There are various versions of Adobe Illustrator.

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Graphic design jobs and how to make money using graphic design

You’ve stumbled across graphic design and perhaps you are just starting out looking to learn a graphic design course before you cash in on gigs and client work or maybe you are fully trained already and you looking to make some fast cash. If you are after ways to make money quickly the good news is that it is possible for you to start earning money online now. But if you are after long-term, more sustainable income-producing results, there are certainly ways you can make money online today. The truth is that making money online is not as complicated as most make it out to appear and if you can design you have the potential to earn. It does however require some discipline and some friendly advice on the way.

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What makes the perfect graphic design course?

Graphic design courses will vary from school to school and will range from catering to offering mere introductions to graphic design to the more advance comprehensive style courses that cover basic foundations to in depth rules, principles, and applications. A successful online environment should complement an online graphic design course and utilise a virtual classroom to allow live lectures for tutor and student interaction, and videoconferencing as well as quick turnaround emails.

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How to stay sane amidst being on lockdown. Take up a new Graphic Design skill

At Blue Sky Graphics we have been scratching our heads putting together some of the best freebies, career-enhancing skills and resources that you can use with time at home from graphic design to single-leg deadlifts. You may have extra time on your hands that you have not before so you might as well make the most of it, right? Those cash-strapped looking for free design resources need to look no further and those on a tight budget wanting to study graphic design can take advantage of interest-free instalment plans...

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