Welcome back! 2016 may well be your year to make a change. Going it alone, or finding your feet in a studio – which is right for you? We investigate the pros and cons of studio and freelance life to help you make an informed decision.
Want to land that dream job? Fantasy's Mark Anderson reveals how to make your portfolio stand out from the crowd.
Also this week, looking to extend your skillset in 2016? Discover six pro tips from designers who've successfully upskilled. We've also got details on how to become a smarter coffee drinker, and a round-up of some top animated shorts. Find all this and much more on the site every day!
Studio vs freelance: the pros and cons Melbourne-based concept artist and illustrator Darren Yeow failed at going freelance. Twice. It's only over the past five years that he's successfully crafted a path for himself – and he wouldn't have it any other way. Going it alone, or finding your feet in a studio – which is right for you? [Read more...]
Design a portfolio that packs a punch Marc Anderson looks at many creative resumes and portfolios every day in his job at Fantasy, spanning a wide range of disciplines and talents. Here he reveals some ways that you can beat the competition and make your portfolio stand out from the crowd. [Read more...]
Infographic outlines how to enjoy coffee and stay healthy Do you crave coffee as soon as your eyelids open? For most, a coffee before work is the way they get their engines going but, according to science, this isn’t when you should be drinking coffee. In this great infographic, Art of Wellbeing outlines seven steps to becoming a smarter coffee drinker. [Read more...]
6 tips for successfully upskilling as a designer Looking to extend your skillset in 2016? Maybe you want to learn how to start a blog or discover how to draw? Upskilling can help you skip to the front of the design opportunities queue. But what should you learn, and how? Here's six pro tips from designers who've successfully upskilled. [Read more...]
12 top animated shorts We've gathered together some of the best short animations from last year. Showcasing a blinding array of talent, they'll make you laugh, cry and, in some cases, shudder. But, trust us, you won't want to miss any. So sit back, relax and enjoy! [Read more...]