Creating a Good Portfolio


At the risk of stating the obvious, a good portfolio – whether it be print or digital – is one that lands the type of job or commission you’re looking for. Your portfolio is the means by which potential employers or commissioners will familiarize themselves with your work. It should, therefore, adequately showcase your skills without boring your target to death or, conversely, giving them short shrift.

Graphic designer Matt Bolton amply demonstrates how to make a powerful visual impression at the start (top) and finish ...

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