Graphic Design


When you’re the one in charge of your own time, concentrating and making the most out of any day can be a challenge. Freelancer Ben Tallon tells us lessons learned on trying to stay focused.

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Ben Tallon column - The death of email

All bets are off when Ben Tallon weighs up your chances of getting commissioned through an email or through a more direct approach. Learn why mailing your work is the smart gambler’s way to getting clients here.

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Ben Tallon column - Show and tell

Illustrator Ben Tallon explains how he gets his work in front of the right people in his latest freelance column.

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10 book covers that take your breath away

Well on World Book Day, it was only right to celebrate the beauty of books! Here’s our rundown of the best books that will leave you in awe.

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Ben Tallon column - Please and thank you

Manners maketh the man, and can serve you greatly in the creative industry space. Read Ben Tallon's lastest blog on approaching potential clients and collaborators politely.

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Be Suggestive

Ben Tallon reveals how he thinks outside the box when it comes to approaching clients for illustrative and creative commissions, and how he is suggestive with ideas.

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New year blast off

Freelance illustrator Ben Tallons kicks off his new year with a column, on guess it, being a freelancer in the new year. January can be a rough terrain for creatives, so give his column a glance and tell us how your year has started so far!

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A freelancer’s Christmas

Ben Tallon gifts fellow freelancers a Christmas carol of advice for working during the holidays. Whether you’re snowed under with work or scrabbling for commissions to afford a mince pie, this column will certainly resonate with creatives.

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Mapping your creative journey with Kerry Lemon & Arrest All Mimics

If you've had doubts about your creative work or career, then this podcast by Arrest All Mimics will be up your street. Touching on the correct balance of self-belief, hard work, drive and smart decision making, Ben Tallon interviews Kerry Lemon on carving your own creative journey.

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10 Pinterest accounts you need in your life

As creative people, we’re all slightly obsessed with scrolling through Pinterest when a block hits (and even when it doesn’t). Here are 10 accounts you NEED in your life.

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