I dawned on the realization that teaching myself animation in After Effects limits my grasp on the program’s scope. Tinkering with the program did give me a useful working knowledge of the interface, however, it did not make me the autodidactic expert in After-Effects I hoped to be. I turned to the After Effects...
Use these exercises from creativity guru Robin Landa for a variety of projects—logos, book jackets, posters, brochures. Let them inspire you to try other things.
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Summer presents a great opportunity for you to add some fun and fresh projects to your graphic design portfolio. Here are 6 design portfolio projects!
Studies show that beer and running can boost your creativity. So when you drink beer and run, does it supercharge your creativity?
Inspirability gives you a fresh look at how to keep those creative fires burning in the real world through interviews with 40 design luminaries, including Stefan Sagmeister, Paula Scher, Milton Glaser and Chip Kidd, fascinating pictures the designers have taken of themselves and their offices, and samples of their design work. Learn more. At...
The good news: You can get better over time at developing creative ideas. The hitch? You have to work at it. Here are 3 creative exercises to get you started.
Last year’s HOW Design Live featured dynamic discussions on essential design resources and career advice. It will be hard to beat, but this year’s conference promises to be better than ever. Jim Krause, a relentlessly creative designer and industry expert, gave a stimulating talk last year called “Learn by Doing.” His talk focused on how to find...
Discover how improv training can give you the courage to let go of your worries—and positively fuel your idea-sparking potential.
Wendy Lee Oldfield talks how to stay creative, and how she does it using Instagram—and circles.