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What tools are best for graphics design? Answered

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azazqadir
azazqadir

4 years ago

I would recommend Sketch (if you are using Mac) or Adobe toolkit that includes Photoshop and Illustrator. Photoshop is for photo manipulation and illustrator for create vector graphics, logos or illustrations.

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abizar
abizar

6 years ago

I highly recommend the following two three tools, Inkscape (drawing) and GIMP (equivalent to photoshop), Blender (modelling, animation, etc.). For paid, I absolutely love Xara Photo and graphic designer. There is a freeware version of Xara called Xara Xtreme.

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rickharris
rickharris

6 years ago

As a general answer - A good Pencil. - Forget computers other than the internet as a source of inspiration - You can work faster, more flexibly, in remote places, give a better impression using a pencil and paper than with any other alternative.

You may want to learn 2D Cad and 3D Cad but they shouldn't be your first tool. You may want to do photographic work and learn photoshop BUT your design eye will be best honed through drawing and sketching.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Technical-sketchin...

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Josehf Murchison
Josehf Murchison

6 years ago

What kind of graphics design?

Commercial, art, cover design, or a multitude of others.

I do the graphic design of the covers of my books with a camera and my computer. some times I use paint, other times I use BMP, and other times I use Photo Plus.

There is more than one kind of graphic design.

Joe

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mpilchfamily
mpilchfamily

6 years ago

A computer is a good start. One that has a lot of RAM. That way it can run the tools you'll need like Photo Shop and Visio, and any number of other software options. A wacom pad would be a handy tool as well.