The subject of graphic design can be broken down into many areas making it hard to put your finger on exactly what graphic design is. Is graphic design only used in the advertising industry? Or is it used in fashion deigning as well? Does digital drawing and illustration fall into the graphic design category? Maybe graphic design is technical drawing and creating virtualizations? Let’s take this opportunity to and try clear things up. Graphic design covers a broad spectrum of visual digital design. It covers all the fields that have already been mentioned. It is used in all aspects of advertising, in company branding, in the world of publishing, it can bring great graphic solutions to fashion houses and any profession that uses digital drawing and illustrations. We invite you to try a free test lesson with our online teacher.
The Solo Online College of Graphic Design offers a wide range of courses, all of which will allow you to gain practical working knowledge and certification in multi-disciplinary graphic design. Our courses focus on building a design concept, colour theory and choosing optimal colours in graphic design along with the importance of colour choice in business. The Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign programs are all taught as part of the course. Throughout the course you will be set practical exercises which can all be added to the portfolio that you will be building as you learn. You will also be given helpful advice and practical tips from our tutors as well as support with building your portfolio.
Graphic Design- working from home
Graphic design is a career that will allow you to work from home. You will need to acquire several clients to work with. Word of mouth is the best way of getting new clients. It only takes 1-2 satisfied customers to spread your name through dozens of potential new clients. You will need to have outstanding customer service skill and also to make sure you achieve all the creative and time goals that your client sets. It is also very important to keep up to date with all the latest programs and innovations that come onto the market as well as regularly updating your portfolio.
Graphic Design Portfolio
It is important to have a professional portfolio that holds various graphic designs you have created to show to potential clients or future employers who may wish to hire your services. Make sure you have a wide a varied selection of works to show from different fields of graphic design, remember graphic design is an industry in it’s own right.