Thursday, November 10, 2005

PORTFOLIOS
Put your Portfolio Together and Land that Gig!

Good advice for putting together your graphic design portfolio comes from two sites this week:

DesktopPub.About.com offers a five-page article by Jacci Howard Bear that appeared November 10th with advice on what to put in your portfolio, what to do if you don't have enough work for inclusion in your portfolio, what kind of case to buy, how to organize your work and how to practice for that interview.

The other article is from CMYK Magazine's website. It is an essay titled 10 Words for Your Book by Breda McGing that explains the 10 qualities of a portfolio that are most likely to land you that gig. She writes the following on "imagination":


This is the one and only time the work you're doing is completely yours. There is no client influence or account service person to stand in your way. Have fun and release your imagination.

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