How to practise your brain?

How can you practise your brain? We use it every day so why should we practise it? Answer? To open our perception. We get up, eat breakfast, go to work/school, eat dinner and go to sleep. We do the same thing every day. Nothing new, nothing exciting. That's why we need to train our brain …

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Creative block – how to deal with it?

Creative block. It happens to everyone. No matter who you are and what you do for a living. What matters is how to make it go away? Someone once told me that: design is the process of finding the right ansewer, not inventing it. If you're blocked, try to dig deeper even if it looks …

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How to make a good first graphic designer portfolio?

The first serious portfolio is hard. You're making it when you're a student so let's be honest - you have nothing to put in there. A couple of sketches or paintings isn't enough (maybe for future illustrators). If you want to be a graphic designer and work in a good agency, well - you have …

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Photography – colour or black&white?

Colour or black and white? For a very long time people used to photograph in black and white but when the colour revolution appear, everyone switched to that. For some period of time, the colour was everywhere. Now with the help of the digital world, everyone can become a photographer. So colour or black and …

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Good light – how to properly light your workspace

Workspace. Your sanctuary. The place where all the magic is. Your own temple. If you place objects in right spots than all the work seems to go smoothly. You put your desk, comfortable chair, computer, keyboard, mouse etc. But what about light? Everyone knows that the best light is the sunlight. Maybe that's why most …

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What’s better – digital or traditional film photography?

First of all, I would like to make it clear that I'm not a professional photographer, but an amateur. I treat it as a hobby. I'm just sharing with you my personal opinion on that matter. I remember times before the digital cameras appeared. Everyone was using traditional film. They were with us the whole time …

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What do I do when I have to make a project but I’m simply not in the mood?

Inspiration. It comes and goes. Have you ever wondered how Shakespeare came up with the most know words in the world - "to be or not to be" from Hamlet? Was it by staring at the blank paper for hours or it just came with a flow? It happens from time to time to have …

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A good bookmark is the key … to finding things!

Have you ever had a problem to find something? As a high school girl my notebooks, workspace and homework were always a mess. I was a teenager, what did you expect? Now I have to admit, I still have a little chaos at my desk but it's more of an organised chaos. Bookmarks are very good. I …

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