My portfolio.

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  1. Jerlene

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    I thought I put my portfolio up here to get some thoughts on my work but I guess not... Anyway, I've made over 1200 graphics so far, but I'm still learning so I'd like your thoughts on my work. Keep in mind that I do not use Photoshop. I use Paint.net for every single design that I do.

    My portfolio(Photobucket):
    http://goo.gl/HgiLx
     
  2. Fergal

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    Well done on having designed so many graphics Jerlene, you have obviously been working very hard. Some of your graphics that I really liked include the work you did for SellMeSomething, GamerzDepot, the Irish shamrock (not that I'm biased :) ), WikiCommons, IcyHost, Avatar Story and Avatar Haven.

    My only real suggestion would be to perhaps to ensure that your highest quality graphics appear at the top of your portfolio, so that these are the ones that your visitors see first.
     
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    1200 graphics? what a great achievement!
    I am a big fan of quality design too.

    If it is possible, you can ask little testimonial of one of your happy client on sidebar?
     
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    Nice Portfolio.
     
  5. Fergal

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    Can you perhaps say a little more about it than that eelizasanchez121?
     
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    I think you've made ​​pretty good, but why do not you use photoshop, but photoshop really can help you ...?
     
  7. Jerlene

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    Thanks, guys. Fergal, do you know how to use Photobucket? I've been using it for years but I just upload my graphics and move on. I have no idea how to make certain images appear first, or if that's even possible.

    @Lindra - I don't use Photoshop because it's expensive and I don't want to use a pirated version. I'm pretty happy with PDN. It's basically just a free version of Photoshop.
     
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    Sorry Jerlene, I haven't actually used Photobucket. However, they have an "Ask a Question" link in their "Help" section and you could ask them there.

    You have done so much graphic work, have you considered creating your own site to display your portfolio and promote your services?
     
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    If you are to show off your works try to use deviantart.com instead. Most artist are there giving each others critics.
     
  10. Jerlene

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    @Fergal - Yes, I've considered making my own site to display my work but it would be such a hassle to do it for 1200+ graphics. It just seems really overwhelming.

    I have a deviant art account and I tried using it for graphics but I'm not a fan of the process. Photobucket is so simple and gets the job done.
     
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    You could start with a WordPress or Blogger blog and put your best work on it, then include a link to your PhotoBucket page for those that want to see even more examples of your graphics.
     
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    That's what I wanted to do, a portfolio WP theme. I think it could bring me in more business. I may actually do it sometime soon though. Thanks for the suggestion.
     
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    Dear Jerlene
    Portfolio is great and considering that you don't use photoshop..quality shows your motivation and dedication...

    I think in this online and virtual world, creating a niche is very difficult task ,where only the end product matters and the means and effort invested do not taken in account....

    SO keep increasing your quality .try hands at some tools too which can save your precious time and can increase the quality of your graphics..
    Creativity ..that you have in abundance ..your portfolio shows this.. ;)
     
  14. Jerlene

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    Thank you very much for the detailed review. I will take all of that into account and keep working on the quality of my work. :)
     
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    Well, it's not that bad. The portfolio Looks simple and professional one. Nice design collection there. I really like some of your designs there like of No Smoking. It's really nice effort and well done. Keep on trying, I would like to see more of your designs further. Keep the good work going!
     
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    Putting your portfolio on a Wordpress site is going to be easier than you think.

    I would suggest when you get to that point, make a real effort to showcase your best work. Then kind of archive the rest of the work that is less impressive.

    I think that overall your work is good, and in some cases your work is excellent. The pieces I liked the best are ones like the 4 leaf clover, caller codes, razz twist, the pirate of land, zerko and similar ones.

    The ones I liked least were the hip hop style ones that you did like rap battle, clemens and others like those.

    You definitely need your own site though. You are too good not to have one.
     
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    Wow!! its An huge Portfolio. I love the way you designed "Deluxe".
    Thanks for Sharing with us!!! :)
     
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    Thank you guys for your input. I appreciate the comments and suggestions a lot.
     
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    you have done great job go ahead for your bright future
     
  20. Jerlene

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    Thank you very much for the compliment.
     

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