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    Thank you, I will be staying in touch with this forum. Good luck to you too.
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    :-) Thank you this is all brilliant advice
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    We are definitely on the same page my friend :-) I am glad i joined this forum and thank you for the inspiration - I will definitely stay in touch - don’t go anywhere !
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    You are definitely good ! ... Thank you for the video, it’s so true... I have had a look at Lynda.com and very impressed with how much there is available!! Already started a course on photoshop / illustrator and can say that I’m more excited about learning than the job searching. Good idea to...
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    wow thank you for all this - brilliant advice! I totally agree and thank you for sharing this with me. I actually had a look at an advert of a food company looking for a graphic designer to produce display, posters, point of sale and packaging materials etc. I like the look of this because I...
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    I could do with $10,000 to start with :-) I have to find out a list of companies who use freelance graphic designers and start making contact. It’s scary because my portfolio is ancient and am no longer too proud of it :-(
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    SO what is the next thing?
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    The issue is I wouldn’t know how to sell my services if I don’t know what their needs are. For this reason I feel my choices are limited to my familiar environments such as publishing companies, even newspapers (I thought of these when you mentioned industrial estates :) It’s also a confidence...
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    Thank you for the ideas, Lynda.com sounds like a good starting point, maybe take time to look into it over the holiday break :) Ideally I would like to get involved in magazine design/artwork which is the most familiar to me. I would still want to work from home though so I am wondering if...
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    Thank you again hankscorpio, do you know anything about what used to be called graph pad for illustrator work?
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    Thank you! In terms of equipment would it be a good idea to upgrade my Adobe suite - how is this done these days? (I’m back on CS5 I think but am suspecting that nowadays one needs to pay a hefty monthly subscription. I would also like to explore illustration work and perhaps invest on a tablet...
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    Deal all, I have been out of work for a while because of family commitments and career change to suit these commitments. For about 14 years in the past I have worked as a Graphic Designer mainly as an Artworker for publishing companies, based in London, I have freelanced, self-employed...
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