Creative Porfolio

Create a visual representations that exemplifies your skills and knowledge through the use of hands-on tutorials

Creative Portfolio: From Caterpillar to Butterfly

You love to design, but your portfolio is like a caterpillar instead of a butterfly. Today it is time to stand out from the crowd by building a competitive and diverse portfolio. Linda guides you in your quest to create a visual representations that exemplifies your skills and knowledge through the use of hands-on tutorials that will shed new light on the way you design.

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What this e-Book does and who it's for

This e-Book is for anyone that wants to get a foothold in the design world by creating or expanding a graphic portfolio. The book is divided into six parts and seventeen chapters that will help you to build up your design skills as you progress.

About The Author

Linda Goin carries a B.F.A. in visual communications with a minor in business and marketing, and an M.A. in American History with a minor in the Reformation. While the latter degree doesn’t seem to fit with the first two educational experiences, Linda uses her 25-year design expertise on site at archeaological digs and in the study of material culture. Accolades for her work include fifteen first-place Colorado Press Association awards, numerous fine art and graphic design awards, and interviews about content development with The Wall St. Journal, Chicago Tribune, Psychology Today, and L.A. Times. Linda is the author of Design for Web Developers: Colour and Layout for the Artistically Overwhelmed for DMXZone, and she writes on Web Design.














On Board: Introduction

  • What do Employers Want to See?

Getting started: Creative Portfolio

  • Product renderings & Pen Tools
  • Poster Design - Type and Image
  • Overlooked Design Possibility - Postal Stamps
  • Billboards - A Connection to Website Design

Moving on : Easy Projects

  • Web Design Presentation
  • Consumer Campaign
  • Wine Label 

Stepping it up: Intermediate Projects

  • Video Production
  • Packaging
  • Evaluating Your Design Goals

Start the Presses: Print and Corporate Projects 

  • Collateral Materials
  • Corporate Materials
  • Brochures and Creative Mailers

The Final CHallenge: Advanced Projects

  • Annual Report
  • Information Graphics/Symbols 
  • Putting it Al Together CONCLUSION






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