Community Art Week #3: A Showcase of the WeGraphics Design Community

The Blank Slate: Your First Design Job

Articlesby Nathan Brown

When I first graduated from art school, just over 10 years ago, the bottom had fallen out of the "dot com" bubble and finding work in the digital design world was next to impossible. I was able to land a few freelance gigs here and there, but that was difficult for a student with basically no profes...

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Community Art Week #2: A Showcase of the WeGraphics Design Community

Articlesby Nathan Brown

Another great week for the WeGraphics Flickr Community! Below are our top picks of the week. Head over to Flickr to share the work that you've created using WeGraphics Resources. Quasar by Dragos Muntean. I Love You by jnoon1986. Expect the unexpected by zMastaa. 4 by...

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The Blank Slate: Designer or Illustrator?

Articlesby Nathan Brown

I once heard someone describe the difference between a "Designer" and an "Illustrator" as follows... A designer assembles pre-exisiting elements such as photos, vectors, and textures to create a final piece. Whereas an Illustrator creates a piece by hand, creating element from scratch using his/her ...

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Community Art: A Showcase of the WeGraphics Design Community

Articlesby Nathan Brown

We've had a great turn out on the WeGraphics Flickr Community in its first week! It was hard choosing these top five pieces to feature. If you haven't been over there to check the art displayed by our readers, then you are missing out! There is truly some inspirational work. Below is just a taste. ...

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The Blank Slate: Designing for a Niche Market

Articlesby Nathan Brown

The thing I love most about being a designer is not knowing what your next job might be. I've worked on a project for a fishing lodge in Alaska and labels for Lego toys both at the same time. Being a designer can be an extremely versatile job. Who could get bored with such a variety of work?Over the...

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Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #27

Articlesby Team WeGraphics

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selectio...

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Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #26

Articlesby Team WeGraphics

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selectio...

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The Blank Slate: Where is Design Going?

Articlesby Nathan Brown

Some of us started years ago as print designers, and either by choice or by force we converted from print to digital design and web technologies. And from the web we're now converting to mobile devices. It's where the industry has lead us. It's ever growing and ever changing, and your ability as a d...

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Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #25

Articlesby Team WeGraphics

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selectio...

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The Blank Slate: Full Time or Freelance?

Articlesby Nathan Brown

One of the most appealing aspects of being a graphic designer is the flexibility it offers in regards to employment. You might be an in-house designer for a larger corporation, a member of a design team working for an agency, or maybe even your own boss working as a freelance designer or head of you...

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Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #24

Articlesby WeGraphics Team

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selectio...

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The Blank Slate: Your Best Client Ever!

Articlesby Nathan Brown

Whether your design career is just starting out or is seasoned with experience, I guarantee there is one client that sticks out in your mind as the best. This is the client that you enjoy or enjoyed working with the most. You really jived well together, and every effort that you put forward was a ho...

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