Become A Great Graphic Designer
A great graphic designer will never go hungry. Design is such an important element of business.
Whether it’s the design of a businesses marketing materials, their website, product packaging, the look and feel of the product itself or everything else in between. Great design sells itself and if you are a great designer then the world is your oyster.
Teaching Yourself Graphic Design
Good design is about much more than just making something that looks “nice”. The best graphic designers are problem solvers. They’re inventive. They are creative. They find a way to think outside the box and look around the problem to see the solution. If you are creative minded, then a career in Graphic Design could be the perfect choice for you. But what if you can’t afford to go to one of the best graphic design schools around. Or maybe you don’t have 4 years to spare and need to make a career change now.
Then how can you learn graphic design? The good news is that you can start by teaching yourself!
The rise of the internet has contributed to many great advancements, one such advancement being the free and open learning resources that have been created, and can be so easily shared.
If you are interested in learning how to become a graphic designer, then this means you have amazing resources at your fingertips.
First of all, you have access to the websites and social media profiles of some of the best Graphic Designers in the world.
Secondly, the rise in information products and course providers such as Linkedin Learning, Udemy, Skillshare, and Alison, etc, means that you can now access and learn from some amazing graphic designers. For further information on graphic design in relation to sales, check out our ‘Creative Ideas to Increase Sales‘ e-book.
How To Learn Graphic Design (According To Some Of The Worlds Best Designers)
So what’s your next step? Rather than trying to figure out the best place to start on your own, why not ask the experts? And that’s exactly what we did!
In this post we’ve asked 40+ of the worlds best known graphic designers, to share their top tips to learn Graphic Design. Some notable names were kind enough to take the time to contribute to the post and boy did they deliver!
They’ve provided tons of actionable advice and even shared some of their own recommended resources and their favourite courses to help you get started on the path to becoming a Graphic Design Wizard!