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Side Gig - Graphic Design

An eye for design can earn you nearly $31 per hour on average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You’ll also need good computer skills to succeed at this gig.

Having a portfolio of your work or a website and having recommendations from others are the best ways to get hired. You can brush up on your skills with this tutorial.

Wondering how to learn graphic design on your own? Fortunately, it isn't required to go to design school in order to be a graphic designer. A good foundation in graphic design history, theory, and practical application will help you hit the ground running. There are plenty of graphic design tutorials and resources you can check out, and we've put together a graphic design course outline for you here.

If you would like to learn and study graphic design from the ground up, then this article lists some great resources that will get you started. Also, even if you do go to design school, at least three-fifths of your education will be through self-directed study anyway.

If you want to teach yourself graphic design, you'll also need a professional source of digital creative assets. And Envato Elements is the best option you'll find out there. This no-tie, subscription-based marketplace offers you unlimited downloads of over 10 million digital creative assets for a flat monthly fee.

That's right!

Download as many graphics, premium fonts, graphic templates, add-ons, and more! It really is an unbeatable option when you're learning graphic design for beginners!

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