Graphic Design for beginners

Graphic Design for beginners

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by Joan Angeles, Aug 2, 2017.

  1. Joan Angeles

    Joan Angeles New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I am a nursing graduate but I didn't really pursue my career as a nurse. I ventured the online world and I found out that I really am having fun while earning money online. I was browsing jobs available online and I noticed most of the companies nowadays are looking for a graphic artist. I would really like to have or gain knowledge and skills in graphic designing. Can you guys tell me any useful tools for beginners like me?
     
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  2. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

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    Start learning Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop as well as Corel Draw and how to use them properly. These are some of the popular tools that graphic artists use and are good to know to help with many other tasks around the internet.

    You can do some Google searches for beginners guides and also look on Youtube for helpful guide on how learn learn how to do design work.

    There are also some online courses and schools that you can find in searches that can help you start to learn the basics.

    It takes a lot of work but with some time and dedication you will be able to learn and be capable many good skills that are needed to be a graphic artist.
     
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    rey baban New Member

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    hello Ma'am

    Adobe Illustrator+Wacom is what you need to create a graphic design. You must start to download this software and learn tutorials from you tube.
     
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    Simi New Member

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    Hi, I'm also beginning to learn Adobe Illustrator and I found a lot of difficulties in managing tools. Do you have any recommended book or channel of tutorial that are helpful for beginners like me?
    Many thanks!
     
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    I agree with you that PhotoShop is a good point to start for graphic designers but confusing why you choose Adobe Illustrator that not Corel draw?
     
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    Dean Well-Known Member

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    I did list Corel Draw in that post. I have only used Adobe Illustrator myself, and not that much, so that is the only one that I can vouch for based on personal use.

    They are both good programs with similar functions and abilities though and I hope to start working with Corel Draw one of these days.
     
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    The field of graphic designing is continually evolving. This makes visual communication a standout amongst the most energizing fields to work in, yet it could likewise imply that you can without much of a stretch fall behind on the most recent patterns. Staying aware of the most recent visual depiction patterns can appear like a full-time work. In any case, this can essentially be a matter of staying alarm to new patterns, and staying adaptable. Here are a few things you can do as a visual planner to keep focused of changes in visual communication.
     
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    I agree with Dean. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and CorelDraw are 3 of the most useful things in the world of graphic designing. There are tutorial schools available for this and this will immensely help you with your pursuance of becoming a graphic designer.
     
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    Dean Well-Known Member

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    I have not been through any schools or training programs for my graphic design needs. I have just kind of done things through trial and error and testing things out. I would like to try some kind of training because it will probably teach me many new things that I don't know now.

    Have you tried any training courses for anything to do with graphic design? If you have, are there any that you would recommend?