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WOW: The Enquiry Desk Team on Timings
WOW: The Enquiry Desk Team on Timings

Get to grips with timings. Listen to The Enquiry Desk helpful tips on the importance of timings: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Enquiry Desk Team 2013 The Enquiry Desk brings professional help to creative talent. It caters for students, new balance 580 Baylor Bears postgraduates and practicing graphic artists and illustrators who […]

WOW – Jessie Ford of Sugar Snap Studio
WOW - Jessie Ford of Sugar Snap Studio

Keep drawing! I’m as guilty as the next person for relying on my computer too much… I love the hand drawn line and need to remind myself of this! Nothing beats it. Jessie Ford of Sugar Snap Studio, jordan super.fly 2 2014 Illustrator and Picture Book Creator Studied: Graphic Design (illustration) Bath Spa University College […]

WOW – Cartoonist & Illustrator Rosie Brooks
WOW - Cartoonist & Illustrator Rosie Brooks

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WOW – Illustrator and Printmaker Polly Dunbar
WOW - Illustrator and Printmaker Polly Dunbar

KEEP PLAYING! When drawing becomes your ‘proper job’ it’s easy to forget to make work just for fun. Michael Hoomanawanui New ideas can grow from experimenting, Nike Air Max Vente I find nothing is ever wasted. Polly Dunbar 2014 Illustrator and Printmaker Studied: Illustration BA at Brighton University Polly Dunbar studied Illustration at Brighton University, […]

WOW – The Enquiry Desk HQ
WOW - The Enquiry Desk HQ

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WOW – The Enquiry Desk
WOW - The Enquiry Desk

Always double check the final artwork files before you send them to the client. Air Jordan Retro 8 Make sure you are supplying it as requested in the brief – format; dimensions; mode; resolution; colour separation etc. Air Max 2017 Dames groen Don’t let yourself lose future work because of silly mistakes like spelling or […]

WOW – Mark Giglio of Pen Pencil Stencil Studio
WOW - Mark Giglio of Pen Pencil Stencil Studio

Take time to do personal work—personal work will keep you excited about what you do. Julio Jones Alabama Jersey It also gives you a chance to experiment and try new things that you might not otherwise be able to do for clients. Mark Giglio Graphic Designer, nike tn rouge Illustrator, Oregon Ducks Photographer and maker […]

WOW – Designer Carly Murphy-Merrydew
WOW - Designer Carly Murphy-Merrydew

Don’t burn your bridges. nike tn homme noir 99% of all work you get will be word of mouth. Be nice. Carly Murphy-Merrydew, 2014 I’m lucky enough to keep the wolves at bay doing what I love. Design. Mens Air Jordan 9 I have been freelancing for the past five years, working both directly for […]

WOW – James-Lee Duffy
WOW - James-Lee Duffy
WOW – Edward from The Enquiry Desk
WOW - Edward from The Enquiry Desk

Chances are that you’re doing other types of work inbetween creative freelance and your own projects. chaussures nike tn requin Best not to be bitter about that. Brooklyn Nets You’re bringing money in and learning lots of skills you probably hadn’t even merited… Nike Roshe Run Dames grijs seeing how a business runs, working well […]

WOW – Illustrator and Printmaker La Shuks
WOW - Illustrator and Printmaker La Shuks

In the sea of illustrators, you need to have a distinct recognisable style so that clients remember you clearly when they think of who’s work is right for a particular job. But what if you just can’t narrow down a style? Don’t be afraid to have a couple of different guises! It’s important to keep […]

WOW – Illustrator Caroline Rose Dunning
WOW - Illustrator Caroline Rose Dunning

As a graduate enter as many competitions and exhibitions as you can. free run 5.0 nero uomo Get your work seen!   Caroline Rose Dunning 2014 Illustrator and Printmaker Studied: Graphic Communication BA at Bath Spa Since graduating Caroline has worked with a variety of clients from publishing and press. AIR ZOOM VOMERO 12 She […]

WOW – The Enquiry Desk Team
WOW - The Enquiry Desk Team

What projects would you like to do in the future? What would you like to achieve? Doing the cover of your favourite band’s new album? Publishing your own book? Running your own design studio? Launching your own magazine? Whatever they may be, LUNARGLIDE 8 use your ideals to add some structure to your work practice […]

WOW – Designer and Illustrator Wijtze Valkema
WOW - Designer and Illustrator Wijtze Valkema

Internships, internships, internships. Womens Jordan Retro 13 They are the best way to learn a lot in a short amount of time. Adidas Zx 500 Homme Although your investment is big (low or no salary and no time for a job that does pay), doing an internship is an invaluable working experience and a boost […]

WOW – Illustrator & Cartoonist Stephen Collins
WOW - Illustrator & Cartoonist Stephen Collins

My best bit of advice to new illustrators is, don’t rely on emails for your self promotion. adidas stan smith dziecięce Instead, send out postcards or packs of prints. Canotte Minnesota Timberwolves And here’s the important bit – follow these physical prints up with phone calls to art directors. I have this theory that half […]

WOW – Writer & Illustrator Derek Brazell
WOW - Writer & Illustrator Derek Brazell

An illustration career is a two sided coin: Heads (maybe) is the creative work, the dedicated application and exploration, Air Jordan 13 Uomo the side you’re most proud of. The Tails are the less glamorous side, the understanding of the business element of your chosen career and the appreciation that you are part of a […]

WOW – The Enquiry Desk
WOW - The Enquiry Desk

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WOW – The Enquiry Desk HQ
WOW - The Enquiry Desk HQ

Make sure your confidence matches your creativity. Nerves won’t get you anywhere.  Neither with conceit.   The Enquiry Desk , 2014  The online WOW project stands for Words of Wisdom and is updated every Wednesday. Expect inspiring advice and comforting truths from the team at The Enquiry Desk and our amazing contributors – a healthy […]

WOW – Illustrator & Designer Stephen Chan
WOW - Illustrator & Designer Stephen Chan

Build strong relationships with other like-minded people…be it other illustrators, designers, animators, developers, printers, editors, etc. Work and learn from each other. Viewing things from another persons perspective and seeing how others tackle problems can be very inspiring and informative. Help and support others, and they will repay you when you need it most. Stephen […]

WOW – The Enquiry Desk Crew
WOW - The Enquiry Desk Crew

Chill out and play this Christmas. The Enquiry Desk , 2013  Massive thanks to all the WOWers who shared their creative wisdom with us this year. Project WOW will return for it’s third year in January 2014. Expect more inspiring advice and comforting truths from the crew at The Enquiry Desk and our amazing contributors […]

WOW – Designer & Illustrator Sarah Arnett
WOW - Designer & Illustrator Sarah Arnett

Just passing on the words of Charles Mingus, because there are non better! “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity” Sarah Arnett, 2013 Designer & Illustrator Studied: Woven textiles University of Brighton Sarah is a designer and illustrator. Graduating from the University of Brighton, Sarah originally trained in […]

WOW – Josie Swan Illustrator & Enquiry Desk Founder
WOW - Josie Swan Illustrator & Enquiry Desk Founder

See opportunities to be creative and do something good. Josie Swan 2013 Illustrator Josie Jo and Co-Founder The Enquiry Desk Studied:  BA  Illustration and Animation at Kingston University Throughout November Josie  is taking part in Movember to raise money for Men’s health issues including Testicular Cancer and Prostate Cancer.  She will be wearing, drawing and […]

WOW – Studio Peskimo
WOW - Studio Peskimo

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WOW – Manuel Griñón Montes
WOW - Manuel Griñón Montes

Listen to a nice record, enjoy the sunshine after a rainy day, air jordan 13 Canotta Houston Rockets jump waves and take a walk through the countryside. Draw, paint, design, Mac Jones Jersey play, build, collaborate with other people and learn from your surroundings. Have fun and never let money make you forget your passions. […]

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