Introduction to Illustration and Graphic design (Part 1)


An illustration is a visualization such as drawing, painting, photograph, or other work of art that stresses the subject more than the form.

There are various kinds of illustration but here on this blog of the terminal stack, we will focus on digital illustration.

Digital illustration or Computer illustration is the use of digital tools to produce images under the direct manipulation of the artist, usually through a pointing device such as a tablet or a mouse.

If you are heading to master this skill, you have been slid on a perfect site, here we will discuss its scope, how to excel it and what resources to use.

1. Industries always look up to employees with trained, creative, and skilled designers. If you want a creative career, design is a great option and can round out your resume and portfolio for the best career opportunities. Digital illustrator salaries vary greatly depending on experience, location, size of the client, and niche. But if you master this you could be one of the artists who make between $52,036 and$130,763 with the top 86% making $288,999 by selling art on Instagram, teaching art online, selling vector designs, and applying for competitions.

2. To begin this, we often head to the dilemma of what to and how to start with, to learn the illustrations one can follow the youtube tutorials or can join the courses which certify you but most probably free courses are recommended. There are various apps to practice on or showcase the creative ideas, to understand them in detail we will discuss them in the next episode of the illustration

Graphic Design:

Graphic design is the profession whose activity consists in projecting visual communications intended to transmit specific messages to social groups, with specific objectives.

It is used by companies to promote and sell products through advertising, by websites to convey complicated information in a digestible way through infographics, or by businesses to develop an identity through branding, among other things.

It is not a free form of art and so includes different elements like line line, shape, size, color, space, etc. These are used to create visually striking and impactful designs. It also adheres to the principles of design that help to achieve effective composition. There are types of graphic design here we will discuss the website design. If you are one of the web developers this blog would be worth engaging for you.

1. Website design includes the website layout, the individual pages, the navigational structure, and the images. From a career perspective, it is one of the great options if you want to opt for a creative career. Web designers design websites, web pages, and web applications for government or non-government organizations, businesses, industries, and corporate firms to establish their identities online. On average, a web designer in the U.S. makes around $65,159 per year. The hourly rate for a web designer is around $28-34 per hour.

2. To excel in graphic designing let’s see what and how one can begin, You can follow the YouTube tutorial or can join the free courses, generally, devices used to design graphics are tablets or laptops. It includes poster, logo, infographic, and e bookmaking, in the next episode of graphic design we will be discussing those sites and apps to master these skill.

References: quora, Wikipedia


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