Cash in as a freelan...

By Nick Carson Ask any freelancer what their biggest worry is, and it’s likely to involve money. How do you decide what to charge for your talents when you’re first starting out – or negotiate higher rates once you know what you’re doing? And can you get enough invoices paid...

10 best graphic desi...

By Julia Sagar We have a cracking selection of new tools for graphic designers in this month’s round up. From the new Out now, Apple’s new iPad Pros boast brighter and more colourful screens that respond faster to both touch and the Apple Pencil, so if you’re looking to...

20 top tools for fre...

By Femke van Schoonhoven Freelancing looks idyllic from the outside. Working with the best clients, choosing fun projects, determining your own hours and working from home or wherever you like. But there’s a lot that happens under the hood to keep the momentum going. Doing the actual...

How to use logos in ...

By Tom May When you’re building a website, where should you place its logo? A quick glance around the most popular sites on the web provides a clear consensus. It needs to go in the top-left corner. Need evidence? Just check out YouTube, Vimeo, Amazon, Instagram, eBay, Adidas, BBC,...

Get two years of roy...

By Creative Bloq Staff Every designer deserves access to great tools in order to create. VectorState provides just that. Dip into this huge library of assets any time you want by grabbing a two-year subscription, on sale now for 80% off the retail price. VectorState understands what creatives...

8 totally amazing de...

By Kerrie Hughes There’s nothing quite like the sight of a playful pooch to put a smile on your face, right? This brilliant selection of dogs are more than part of the furniture at various design offices and studios – they’re an essential member of the team. And they’re not...

10 top movie infogra...

By Jim McCauley,Ruth Hamilton From outsmarting Predator and avoiding aliens to just how the infamous flux capacitor works, these infographics all provide interesting facts on some of the best loved movies of all time. Check out this brilliant collection of movie infographics to inspire you....

Nail your HTML with ...

By Jim McCauley While many great website builders and beautiful free themes make building your own portfolio site easier than ever, a little knowledge of HTML is really useful. It enables you to look under your site’s bonnet to see how everything fits together, and to fine-tune things...

What creative pros w...

By Rob Carney When we reviewed Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 recently, it was obvious that the Creative Cloud 2017 release remains a fantastic tool for all kinds of design work – from crisp vector logos, to app icons, to UI and web prototyping, to illustration to… well, pretty much...

Groom an irresistibl...

By Jesus Fernandez This tutorial will take you through how to design and model a new furry 3D creature. To create this strokable creature we will follow my workflow, working on the base character, blocking the hair and fur in, and adjusting the scene. In addition, you will see the design...