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- Hourly rate: ?
- Image of work:?

>- Hourly rate: ?
no thank you.
value-based pricing ftw
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>is wrong
>posts donkey

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Share your stuff, need some inspiration other than pic related

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Soup /gd/,

Critique my poster?
I was going for an ominous feel with an ambiguous message.

>live in tiny country with tiny population
>live in a small town relative even to tiny country
>covid curve flattened out a month ago
>> & has been steadily improving
>covid never really hit my town
>see other countries go into the second wave of covid
>be one of the handful international people in town
>be one of the even fewer int'l people who didn't leave for summer vacation
So my friends and I organized a house party of 15 people to meet up before people come back from their vacation and kickstart another infectious wave.

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>the dip
refers to the statistical dip in covid cases.
Really like the choice of fonts/colors. There's a nice symmetry to it, and I love analog feel. The subtle background patterns add a lot, as well.

The I I in the middle feels a bit overpowering, but it's still important to the composition, so I can live with it.

Great stuff, anon, hope you guys have a great time!
the aqua and white is disgusting and way too jarring
Well, thank you! That was kind of the goal.
People in my circle here are so isolated from this global pandemic that they/we forgot how well-off we are. So I wanted to induce in people the sense of the weight of the situation. Technically they SHOULD be uncomfortable if they take it seriously enough.

But again, I'm grateful for the fact that we ARE isolated and yes, >>391481 thank you anon for your kind words, we had a blast!

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I have no social skills. My only motivation to do work is by being given work and compensation to do so. Where the fuck can I find some work?
at updog
ask joe
what's upwardscanine?
comedian is out of the question i see
get into crypto and make a 1000x
fvck a job

Is this wort it? Should i just stick to the Intuos Pro ones?

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i learned some Indesing basics in 2 days then i find this image :
guys idk about you but i think the text/font/colors kinda retarded
- r8 me
- where can i find better fonts
- suggest some video/channels/curses about indesing plz
(or anything that you think can help get better in graphic design wold in- general)
- wahts should i put in the cover ''text''
HELP me get better anons plz !
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yeah i agree with this, angel devil doesn't quite fully describe the amount of deaths this stuff is causing. Red skull would be dope
Why did you made evil his good side? very retarded...
It doesn't make sense, his evil side is Jesus?
nicest person you will ever meet and twisted fucking psychopath

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It's actually mind-boggling how a number of well-educated people went so far into researching the human psyche and the ways mathematics subconsciously affect it just to sell more sugary water.
Makes it all seem kinda pointless when the deepest secrets of life are meant to be sold.
Best was their blue campaign where they just dumped millions to be more distinguishable from coke - only to lose more of the market
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>The Pepsi Ratio

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Hey /gd/
Thinking about getting a laptop for €400/£400
For Photoshop/Drawing and Editing
I dont want to go high since i have a PC back home

How good of a laptop do i need?
Americans are asleep
the good bang for the buck is the Lenovo Flex 5 (AMD)
pretty good for the price, can do pretty much anything decently including gaming if you want
these new mobile ryzen CPUs dont miss

source of this video please
Are you fucking retarded?

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Can you self-teach design? if so, how?

I'd love to work in graphic design
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i learned 2 graphic programs on my own but i had exp with others. Yeah its hard to say, but my mom was artist as well and she had really good books about drawing. I am 100% sure you can learn it with this books as fast as with any teacher.
and yes i my self learned 90% of my skills from this books and not from my mom or my teachers.
Design is a pretty broad industry - what part of it are you talking about? Because most designers work on stuff that's pretty boring - and most anons here think it's all the fun stuff, like logos and album covers.
But most of design is organization of page/screen elements, communication, prettying it all up - and then making the files correctly so the charges from pre-press aren't more than the actual project costs.
A lot of people think they'd like to be a designer, but they don't know what it really is, and what most of the jobs available are doing, and what they require.
A lot of the threads here are from anons fumbling around with pirated copies of Photoshop, and call themselves designers. If you want to really learn, go look at the classes required to graduate with a degree in it from a respectable university or college, and figure out how to learn all of it on your own. Then go look at job listings, and see what they require. Go look at portfolios of designers and ad agency books to see what kind of work they're doing, and try to recreate it.
Design is a fairly complicated field, that requires a lot of knowledge to operate in. Being a UX/UI designer is a completely different skillset than someone doing offset printing work with photo editing and page layout. In this field, things like "3 years experience" are real, not memes. You have to know what you're doing.
And, the field is stuffed to the gills with actual designers with real skills, experience, and degrees, that you'd be competing with. Especially now, with covid, there's a LOT of designers out of work - and probably will be for a while, as one of the first budgets cut in financial crisis is the design/marketing budget.
And, finally, do you even have any talent for design? It's not something anyone can do. You can know all of the Adobe apps inside and out, but if you can't design, then it doesn't matter.
>But if i look at the gd out side in the world in 2020 i believe a crash course of 2 days would be enough to be as good as theme.
This is fucking ADORABLE.
Yes, you can. The same way you teach yourself anything. Learn the fundamentals of the field and the practice, experiment, appraise, internalise, repeat. I'm simplifying but if you really have a passion for it a few posters on a south-antarctican seal clubbing forum shouldn't be the difference between you going and getting started.

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when did you realize that good design is not very important
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If you think that apple could have made it this far without design then you're delusional. The marketing works for one round of product releases, but it has to be followed up with something good if they want to stay afloat
there are occasional very good designers and artists in big companies who make occasional really good designs. and then you have the most time a punch of faggs who copy and past the design. (with minor alterations)
Useless word salad.
The reason album covers suck now is there are no budgets for them. I used to do them freelance, and I haven't gotten an offer for one in years that actually paid money, or where the offer wasn't insulting it was so cheap. So now they have fans design them on the cheap, because the industry decided album art doesn't matter because for most people it's a small square in an app. Some bands care enough to commission art, most don't.
You're adorable, fighting so hard to prove a point that's hilariously false. Apple has always poured millions into design, from cases to their marketing campaigns to everything else. They changed the entire industry from beige boxes to candy colored cases, they defined the shape of the smart phone, they sold millions of iphones making the shape and color of their white earphones a status symbol, and redefined the desktop space and UI with their OS design.
You may not like Apple, and under Tim Cook that's easy to do, but to say design didn't matter is about the mostly ludicrous and naive thing anyone could say. I'm flabbergasted anyone did. I have to imagine you're some fat stubby, grimy little IT neckbeard jerking off over images of serial ports.
4chan is full of fuckin weirdos. go outside man

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Lets get a thread going on some tshirt designs we have made and see what others think and how we may improve. Ill start with mine for chainlink.
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What in the world are you talking about lol
This kind of aesthetic is dope. More please
Hmmmm, That is possible. Will look into ways to improve the shine. Thank you

That better say Pussi

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For a jacket I made for myself. Sorry for late reply, don't come on /gd/ much at all
Sorry but it's pretty bad. It's fine do your thing though I'm not here to judge, it's just average as fuck. Like a design I would find on Aliexpress

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So which business card is best looking?
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> Aquisitions
good job burgers
YES,clean sans serif almost always wins.

>copperplate gothic = comic sans

this is so true. Paul's is preety awful.
Best readibility and alignment, but pretty boring compared to the others, blame the lack of serifs
>Van Patten
Probably my favourite, but the use of caps, small caps, lowercase and different weights just makes it a bit less consistent.
Life of the party, but that print job is horrid.
Underrated imo, but that kerning on the ampersand is inacceptable. Old Style numbers are an acquired taste and can be less pleasing on the adress as a single line, but it is a nice touch.
Objectively the best, but I can't take copperplate seriously, needs to be a different font imo.

They all have their weaknesses and strengths. But Paul Allen wins this one.
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>I'm the leader
>I say "bone white"

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I want to make a milk bottle cap that can be reused.
I want to sell it as a zero waste product

here is my design so far

"milchflaschendeckel" is german for milk bottle cap

what do you think about my design?
i don't hate it but it's definitely not good

>definitely not good
what could one improve?
use a shorter name for it like infiLid
The name is fine, maybe a bit long but it's fun to say, I just mean the design of the poster is bad! Just the layout and spacing and weighting of everything isn't right. Like the text is too close to the top, for example, the infinity sign doesn't sit in the space it's in nicely, things like that.

It feels like you haven't put enough consideration into where things are and how they're placed/sized/weighted etc

Great design is when EVERYTHING is considered, absolutely everything, and how it all interacts with each other directly and indirectly
I think you have better job prospects in the exciting world of fast food.
I don't know shit about gd but this looks like a PowerPoint slide made by a high school student

Anybody have any good ideas for the new MS state flag, now that it's being changed?
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they should use the state seal, and their motto
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I was thinking of something like this.
Made it myself in Inkscape, permission to use not required.
I happen to know someone who is from mississippi and he would never warn people that he was "retarted"
I don't know about flags, but this should be the new anthem!

good, is moronic to put two flags together, why don't they just use the x shaped flag?

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