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How do I go about self-teaching myself Graphic design?

I'm interested in self-teaching myself graphic design, what are your suggestions on going about this? I'm not interested in going back to school, would just like to be able to do freelance at some point in my career.

Asked By: Jill R - 4/29/2008
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I have some credits to get an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. Depending how much art you already know, might make it work for you or not. Block painting is a good method of pop art, it's easy and fun. It also provides a good method for any Graphic Designer. 3D Graphics, get a perspective book and teach yourself... More
Answered By: hughsdesigns - 4/29/2008
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My advice would be to buy a few books, tutorial books, for Photoshop, Illustrator and any other design program you feel you could use. They're a little pricey, though. Also, there's tutorials everywhere online that'll help you... More
Answered By: Andrea - 4/29/2008
 
I would say look at many tutorials online and buy many books on how to use their programs to their full abilities. Also if you are drawing try getting some artist books that focus on things such as anatomy and perspective. If you are doing logos look experiment with different colors and gradients... More
Answered By: candy_rainbows - 4/29/2008
 
actually, i went to art school for electronic media but it seems like all the jobs i am qualified for are graphic design. Problem is I didn't study that, I studied video, animation, and computer art. So I'm stuck in this situation where all the jobs are design jobs and I only sorta by proxy have an idea of what is... More
Answered By: berdoz - 4/29/2008
 
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