All posts by Jake Rocheleau

Jake is a writer & digital designer/illustrator. He writes about all things web and creative. Check out his website for work samples and follow his latest updates on Twitter @jakerocheleau.

Planning your Creative Ideas from Conception to Fruition

It takes a lot of practice and effort to become a successful creative artist. Whether it's in writing, design, 3D...

/ April 17, 2014

30 Websites to find Creative Photography Inspiration

I couldn't possibly overstate the need for digital photography. Graphic designers love to use creative commons photos in digital work,...

/ April 14, 2014

28 Powerful WordPress Plugins to Extend your Website’s Functionality

I simply love WordPress as a blogging platform, and as a quickly-advancing content management system. The use of plugins within...

/ April 7, 2014

22 Books for Teaching Yourself how to Draw and Illustrate

Designers have a lot to juggle when it comes to new projects. Working as a designer can be tough but...

/ March 25, 2014

How To Determine your Skillset as a Budding Creative Artist

When first delving into the creative world there are so many unique areas of focus. The term "artist" can be...

/ March 18, 2014

A Look into Adobe Creative Cloud Webapps, Tools, and Software

Most creative professionals know about the powerful Adobe Creative Suite. Recent versions since CS6 have been slowly moved into the...

/ March 12, 2014

28 Powerful Open Source CSS Frameworks & Libraries

Web Developers who work smart are often building on top of pre-existing frameworks. Open source CSS libraries are not hard...

/ March 2, 2014

Planning & Prototyping your next Mobile App Concept

With the growing marketplace of mobile applications, it seems there isn't too much room for new ideas. But with enough...

/ February 26, 2014

Finding the Best Graphics or Images to match Article Content

Depending on the type of content you write there can be such a variety of images to include in your...

/ February 16, 2014

50 Loving Illustrations and Graphics for Valentine’s Day

February is often a solemn month as Winter slowly grinds to a halt. Lovers celebrate Valentine's Day every year with...

/ February 14, 2014

30 Winter-Themed Brushes and Patterns for Adobe Creative Suite

Every year the seasons change and winter is upon us yet again. Snow & ice are just some of the...

/ February 10, 2014

Tips for Project Planning as a Web or Graphics Designer

Working as a freelancer or within a studio requires diligence and persistence. The job can get bland after a while...

/ February 7, 2014