Graphic designers have to work under extreme time pressures, very defined financial, and design limits to produce quality work.
"The process of becoming a good artist is to start with no assumptions, and no fixed ideas. I have disowned all my previous work as one needs to begin with nothing to end up with something original," says graphic designer Sudarshan Dheer, one of the top graphic designers in India.
Some private design schools teach you graphic designing in a two and a half-month course, which includes basics of CorelDraw and PhotoShop among other packages. Advanced courses and higher level classes cost more. Talking to the ex-students of the institute is the best way of gauging the authenticity of the institute.
This profession takes a person who can:
The job is highly visible; successes and failures alike are recognised and are put on display. Those who are insecure about their skills or their ideas have a hard time accepting the amount of risk and rejection this career entails.
A graphic designer in the publishing industry is expected to know packages like:
For a web site: