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    Tips for Great Beverage Packaging Design

    Tips for Great Beverage Packaging Design
    The primary goal of package design is to attract a customer’s attention. It is competing with many other similar products on the shelf, after all. Because it must stand out, it cannot simply inform the customer, but provoke feelings and emotions. The package design sells the product and must look attractive. There are many ways to be creative with package design ...
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    8 Career Goals for Creatives

    8 Career Goals for Creatives
    The new year is here and 2011 can be your blank canvas. Use it to take stock of your creative career and make a plan to grow and improve yourself throughout the year. To help you keep your artistic endeavors on the right track, we’ve come up with a list of eight ideas you should consider implementing into your creative ...
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    How To Price Your Interior Design Work

    How To Price Your Interior Design Work
    You’ve worked hard. You have experience, resources, access to products, materials and finishes not always available to the general public. You are trained and have solutions for your clients. They are coming to you to save time and money, and of course, have a new, beautiful, finished project. But….How will your clients pay you for your services? There are a variety ...
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    Nine Steps to Becoming an Artist

    Nine Steps to Becoming an Artist
    Have you always wanted to become an artist but never knew where to begin? You're in the right place! Our nine-step guide will show you how to make it in the art industry. We'll walk you through the best way to jump start your artistic career — whether you're an aspiring painter, cartoonist, sketch artist, or love pastels. Whatever your creative ...
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    Self-Motivating Through Creative Blocks

    Self-Motivating Through Creative Blocks
    This article was originally posted on WebdesignDepot.com. As designers, we need to be creative in order to be successful at our jobs. Coming up with ideas and creative solutions to problems is what we do on a daily basis. But that doesn’t mean it’s always easy to do so. Sometimes we get blocked creatively, and it seems like no matter how ...
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    What to Expect from a Career in Fashion Design

    What to Expect from a Career in Fashion Design
    h4. Fashion Designers Use this report to find out what to expect from a career in fashion design. • Nature of the Work • Working Conditions • "Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement":http://artbistro.monster.com/education/articles/318 • Employment • Job Outlook • Earnings • Related Occupations • Sources of Additional Information [widget:9_steps_guide_design_benifits] h4. Significant Points In 2004, two-thirds of salaried fashion designers were employed in ...
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    What Type of Graphic Designer Are You?

    What Type of Graphic Designer Are You?
    I know we're all designers at heart and share some similar design habits, but there are many different realms of graphic design. The following is a profile list of the "species" of graphic designers that include characteristics they may have according to their industry. I hope that this may give you some perspective and the ability to more easily determine your ...
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    Myths About Passion and Your Art Career

    Myths About Passion and Your Art Career
    If you Google “find your passion” you will get 39,000,000 hits. Go to the self-help section of any bookstore and you will see 50 or more volumes on finding your passion, following your passion, living your passion. Every other social media bio has a reference to “passionate about.” Passion, as they say, is the new black. So I was hardly surprised ...
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    Useful Advice for Aspiring Artists

    Useful Advice for Aspiring Artists
    I am often asked to give advice to aspiring designers hoping to make it in the industry. I have always found this to be an awkward question for me to answer because even after 10 years, I still feel like I’m an aspiring designer myself. So when I’m asked that question I tend to think back to my early days; I ...
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    Top Fashion Industry Job Descriptions and Trends

    Top Fashion Industry Job Descriptions and Trends
    Looking to get gain entry into the fashion industry or curious about opportunities for advancement in your field? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve selected the top fashion career paths, job descriptions and even highlighted what you can expect from each position based on real open job posts. For more information, click on the industry path that interests you. If ...
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    How to Design Responsibly

    How to Design Responsibly
    “Dubai Shares See Biggest Fall This Year” read the headline in the business section of the BBC World Service Web site near the end of 2009. As soon as we saw it, my architect friends and I began discussing crisis and chaos in the middle east’s wealthy city state. The architects directed most of their ire at bankers. Last year was ...
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    3 Questions to Ask Your Illustration Clients

    3 Questions to Ask Your Illustration Clients
    Have you ever had trouble figuring out what the heck your Illustration clients actually want? Whether they’ve worked with an Illustrator before or not, it can often be difficult for your clients to put their thoughts into words. Or, perhaps they’re not even sure themselves about what they’re looking for. The creative process can be tricky, especially if your client doesn’t ...
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    Is a Video Game Design Career for You?

    Is a Video Game Design Career for You?
    If you're looking for a career that combines artistic creativity with technical know-how, all in an environment that actually encourages hours upon hours of game play, a career in video game design is definitely for you. As the video game market has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry, opportunities for talented designers have become abundant as the leading video game firms ...
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    Step Nine: Follow Up

    Step Nine: Follow Up
    Practice Gives You Experience Interviewing gets easier the more you do. Look at them as learning experiences and opportunities to sharpen your verbal communication skills. Follow Up Follow up with your contact within a couple of days, unless they have specifically told you not to contact them. Again, express your interest in the job and thank them for their time. You ...
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    Cinematographer

    h4. Job Description Cinematographers, camera operators, and gaffers work together to capture the scenes in the script on film. Cinematographers compose the film shots to reflect the mood the director wishes to create. They do not usually operate the camera; instead, they plan and coordinate the actual filming. Camera operators handle all camera movements and perform the actual shooting. Assistant camera ...
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    What to Expect from a Career as an Illustrator

    What to Expect from a Career as an Illustrator
    h4. Job Description Illustrators typically create pictures for books, magazines, and other publications and for commercial products such as textiles, wrapping paper, stationery, greeting cards, and calendars. Increasingly, illustrators are working in digital format, preparing work directly on a computer. Evidence of appropriate talent and skill, displayed in an artist’s portfolio, is an important factor used by art directors, clients, and ...
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    Art Director-Film

    h4. Job Description Art directors design the physical environment of the film or television set to create the mood called for by the script. Television art directors may design elaborate sets for use in situation comedies or commercials. They supervise many different people, including illustrators, scenic designers, model makers, >carpenters, painters, electricians, laborers, set decorators, costume designers, and makeup and hairstyling ...
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    Desktop Publisher

    Desktop Publisher
    h4. Job Description Desktop publishers use computer software to format and combine text, data, photographs, charts, and other graphic art or illustrations into prototypes of pages and other documents that are to be printed. They then may print the document using a high resolution printer or they may send the materials, either in print form or electronically, to a commercial printer. ...
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    3D Design

    3D Design
    h4. Job Description 3D Design is the designing of three-dimensional space. The designer creates a model on screen as if it were in his mind. Having changed and added elements to complete the design, the model can be oriented to in plan, side or front views which become 2D projection drawings - exactly the same drawings that would be created with ...
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    Draw the Human Form: 10 Video Tutorials

    Draw the Human Form: 10 Video Tutorials
    Learning to draw the human form is a helpful skill for any visual professional to have in their back pocket. These 10 tutorials breakdown each feature of the human face and body so you can perfectly portray every detail. Watch and learn to draw everything form soulful eyes and facial wrinkles to superhero muscles! Have a video that's helped you master ...
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