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    Pantone Color of the Year – 2019 “Living Coral”

    If you follow me on my work on Instagram, you know I am in love with vibrant shades! Pantone colour of the year for 2019 is my kind of shade! If you don’t know what all the fuss is about with Pantone, here, let me tell you a bit more about them. According to wiki Pantone is – The company is best known for its Pantone Matching System, a proprietary color space used in a variety of industries, primarily printing, though sometimes in the manufacture of colored paint, fabric, and plastics. They set the yearly color which is even followed by big brands. So, Pantone recently announced their 2019’s Color of…

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    Finding your Niche in today’s Creative World

    Understanding your niche can be really hard. Many of us are still figuring out what Niche really is – Niche is that special thing that you are good at and can do well than other things. It can also be the thing that you like to do the most. There is one miss conception out there that a Niche has to be only one thing, NO! You can definitely have more than one Niche. 1) Make a List: Finding a Niche can be difficult, my advice would be to make a list. Listing niches that interests you may help you a lot. It will give you a clear Idea on…

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    Productivity Tips!

    “I am productive every day” – said no one ever! We all have days where we slack and even those days where we just want to get all things done in hours. I have found a few traditional and digital mediums to overcome this procrastination. Being an artist I am used to pencil, pen and diary set up. I love writing, drawing and jotting down my To-Do list. I am a sucker for well-designed stationery and collect them all the time. 1) Traditional Medium: Maintain an Annual Planner/ Diary: I have had an annual diary for a few years now but not a planner. the difference is that in a…

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    WHEN to be a Freelance designer?

    Being a freelancer means starting your own small-scale business. It also means dealing with marketing, client connections and even delivering your designs. Starting out as a freelancer can be hard and intimidating because of all the work that it requires, but it shouldn’t discourage you from starting your own freelancing business. Here I’ll answer top 3 questions that are asked to me as a freelance designer. 1) When should you start freelancing? The very basic but very important question. I have been a freelancer since 2013 when I was studying at my university. Being a freelancer during your degree is a great way to gain a few clients and real-world…

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    3 Best Free Resources for Graphic designers!

    Searching for a photo for your next social media post design? Searching for a 2d illustration for an ad? or you want few abstract patterns for your next project? We all need resources when it comes to designing, maybe we are in a hurry or maybe we know someone else can do an illustration better than us! It’s a win-win situation! There are many such sites that help designers like us to use another designer’s work for free! Don’t worry, these sites make it legal! Artists who are good at illustrations, making patterns, creating logos, layout and clicking photographs upload their work on such platforms. Here are few of the…

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    3 Best Inspirational Sites for Designers!

    I think we all hit a dead end to creativity sometimes and it’s totally normal, but not getting our motivation right on track can be risky. A huge part of motivation depends on inspiration – I know it’s obvious, but is it simple? The answer is “NO”. Getting the inspiration is one of the hardest things to do for a designer – you can be a visual designer, motion graphics artist or even a fashion designer? Inspiration doesn’t come quickly to us “creative heads”, we sometimes have to wait for it. We can always boost our creative thinking process by searching a few sites and looking at talented designer’s profiles.…