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Playing Around With Design Editing Ideas

Last month and this month I have been playing around with some design ideas and came up with taking a few pictures of different rivers and editing them to look like something you would see out of a fairy tale, like bright pinks and purple colors that give the image an enchanted feel.Pictures out of the ordinary can sometimes be very appealing to a buyer or a designer because its one of a kind, for example its very easy to go out and take a picture of a plain old river, but taking a picture of a river... continue reading

Web design modern tips & tricks to generate active clicks

Web design now a days with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript has made it magically beautiful with the possibilities of rounded corners, shadows, gradients, transitions or animations etc.What does that mean for designers & photographers?It means that modern web coding languages have made it more possible for designers to use more images & web elements that can be shown on a single web page or even the visible part of the page, which in hand has made it faster for the message to be delivered &... continue reading

How to Guide Clients toward Making the Best Design Choices

The reason why your client hired you is because you are the expert and they need your help with their designs. Irrespective of what the project is, most clients do not have a complete picture of what their design pros and cons are. Despite this, they love to see their own idea win, it is a designer's responsibility to help them choose a better design while they still feel it's their own idea. At the same time your client needs to be conscious of your efforts and the effort it takes to perfect... continue reading

Designing Business Cards that Get the Job Done

Despite the digital age running down on every sector, business cards are still an important part of a corporate identity. The utility of a business card has not seen a decline thanks to new digital reading tools and innovative thinking by designers. It is very important to design business cards that get the job done. Fancy frills apart, basic card featuresthat get you the business are really important.Keep it simple:Simple things work best, this is also true with your business card. An... continue reading

Creating Calls-to-Action that Work

Stock photography is a hobby for me, one that I love, but to pay the bills I am an online marketer who understands what it takes to not only get people to your website, but also how to transition those visitors to customers. Let's be honest, the main goal of most websites is to create customers, not just visitors. In order to perform this transition you must have an amazing call-to-action. People are bombarded with messaging all day, so how do you make your message stand out? It actually isn&... continue reading

How to Design Calls-to-Action That Get Mouse Buttons Clicking

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

Tips On Creating Design Illustration Patterns

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, the Indian dance

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

10 Graphic Design Mistakes I Will NEVER Make Again!

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

Tips for Designing Your Best Logo

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

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