Welcome to our new monthly blog contest:How to Design Calls-to-Action That Get Mouse Buttons Clicking.We'd be happy to host your tips, tutorials and any special piece of advice about how to design persuasive calls-to-action for any kind of users.You can win $300 (first place), $200 (second place) and $100 (third place) if you tell us how to boost clicks and conversions.Share your vision of the most effective calls-to-action for users that you want... continue reading
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I found a new calling as of late and it has been art, creating pattern designs to be exact and I would like to share some tips and techniques that I have discovered by making these designs.One thing I have noticed is that buyers and designers usually like having control of what to do with the design, so instead of making a whole chart pattern on one image I design to make one large design so they have more freedom on how they want to use the illustration.Second tip I would like to share is paying... continue reading
Kathakali is one of the major forms of classical Indian dance. It is a "story play" genre of art, but one distinguished by the elaborately colorful make-up, costumes and facemasks that the traditionally male actor-dancers wear. Kathakali primarily developed as a Hindu performance art in the Malayalam-speaking southwestern region of India .Katakali is similar to MohiniyattamKathakali's roots are unclear. The fully developed style of Kathakali originated around the 17th century,... continue reading
Wondering why your clients do not come back with recommendations or more work? Are you unknowingly making the mistakes you shouldn't? Most new or intermediate designers often overstate and under deliver, not being clear about the goals or going overboard with the design. Being inline with client needs, using the right tools, being on time and following up with clients may win you repeat business and reputation, read on to know why.Overpromising and under delivering to your client:Ask any good... continue reading
A logo is absolutely imperative because it is akin to your brand’s avatar. As a Christian sex and pleasure educator and coach, I admit that I had an especially difficult time trying to figure out how to design a logo that would convey the seeming contradiction of being a Christian as well as a sex-positive coach. I mean, that’s kind of a weird combination, right? A logo can be essentially your simplest tool to promote brand recognition. Although it is a simple tool, it isn’t always very easy... continue reading
Designers in my humble opinion are those smart people who know how to use the adequate technology tools & can think out of the box, they match between art & skills, tastes & goals.But in order to be a real designer you have to have a wider vision for what you do in addition to skills & art. In this case it's the ability to make branding, to see the future of your design before or while you're making it. Whatever is the business you are designing for it, you have to think... continue reading
The online business industry, just like any other form of businesses, can be very competitive. As an entrepreneur, you need to step up your game if you want to compete with other eCommerce stores in terms of generating traffic and leads. A good way to do that is by making sure that you leverage good graphic design into the creation of your business website.A well-designed website can do wonders for your online business. Read on below for more information on how good design can specifically help you... continue reading
There is one thing that most Artists and Designers are found struggling with, it is how to to stand out from the crowd. While I do have a straight forward practical approach to how to stand out. I also believe in have a few mindset practices that help you be courageous enough to follow what needs to be done in order to present yourself as a front row designer and Artist.With my mindful approach over the course of 16 years in Graphic Design business there are few practices that I can swear by that... continue reading
When it comes to creating digital concepts, many people think you need to be a graphic designer who is highly skilled with Adobe Illustrator and similar software packages. Illustrator is good for creating logos and text graphics, but you can actually use your camera and photography to create digital art, backgrounds, banners, and more!"Design" is a high level term for which there are subcategories where you can use photography to create digital art and abstract backgrounds. Texture and patterns... continue reading
Many illustrators and designers struggle with coming up with a great marketable concept design on a regular basis, so it pays to literally step away from the notepad or even the computer from time to time and go for a walk and look around while you clear your head, you may start thinking of a yellow brick road from a beloved childhood movie then make the vision come to life.The key to making your idea to become marketable is to keep it simple but make it where it can cover many different markets and... continue reading
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