Marketcircle has offered to giveaway two copies of Billings time tracking and invoicing app for the Mac. Billings was a 2009 Apple Design Award winner and includes lots of great features, especially for freelancers.Read More
Today we will be going through the process of designing an attractive blog theme in Photoshop. The design uses a textured background and a basic two-column layout with a right sidebar. At the end of the tutorial you will be able to download the PSD file if you would like to work with it.
What We Will Be Designing:
Before we get started, he is a preview of what we will be designing (click the image to see it in full size).Read More
Today we are releasing a pack of 15 high res bark textures. You can use these textures in your own work for personal or commercial purposes. If you see an image that you like, click through and you can get it from Flickr. The textures can be used for personal or commercial purposes.Read More
While being a freelance designer (or any other type of freelancer) brings plenty of advantages in terms of flexibility and independence, it also comes with its share of negatives. One of the biggest is that it’s difficult for freelancers to set aside time to actually take a vacation and get away from the work for a while. Because there are no paid vacation days like there are for employees, freelancers usually wind up taking very little time off.
If this is something that you struggle with, there are some things you can do that will help you to prepare for the time off and to minimize it’s impact on your business. In fact, getting the time away should actually help your business since we all need some time off to relax and get re-charged.Read More