Discovering my passion in my 40’s

Discovering my passion in my 40’s

I never imagined that I would be in my 40’s before discovering my passion. It would take an even bigger stretch of the imagination to think that I would actually take the necessary steps to pursue this passion.  But this is the position I find myself in now; and...
Life is good, but something is missing

Life is good, but something is missing

Life is good, but something is missing. Hi! I’m Nicola Robson, Creative Design Manager at TryHackMe. I hold a First Class BA with Honors in Graphic Design and an Advertising Design LVL4 Diploma, woo-hoo! My love for drawing has always been a part of me, but it’s...
Alice wants to get back to being creative

Alice wants to get back to being creative

Alice wants to get back to being creative My name is Alice and I’ve just completed my level 2 Graphic Design Diploma with the CDS. I have an academic background in contemporary art but for the last 10 years have been working variously in production, freelance editing...
Digital Illustrator plans on becoming freelance

Digital Illustrator plans on becoming freelance

Digital illustrator plans to becoming freelance Hi, I’m Joseph Bayfield and I’m a digital illustrator based in Sudbury, Suffolk. I’ve recently completed the ‘Become a Freelancer Short Course’ and cannot sing its praises enough! JOSEPH BAYFIELD, UK BECOME A FREELANCER...
Design…it’s more than you think

Design…it’s more than you think

Design…it’s more than you think Not many would decide a change in career at 40 was a good idea, but that’s what I decided. I had always been interested in design and so Creative Design School became my first port of call. JON SAMUELS FORMER GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDENT I’m...
Shannon wants to add to her street cred

Shannon wants to add to her street cred

Shanon wants to add to her street cred I grew up in San Diego and had always dreamed about going to the University of Colorado at Boulder. Beyond that, I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do career-wise. Having graduated with a double major in English and political...
I aspire to be a Graphic Designer

I aspire to be a Graphic Designer

I aspire to be a Graphic Designer Hello, my name is Savannah I live in London and I’m 23 years old. While doing this course I have been working as a receptionist at a private vet practice. I aspire to be a fully-fledged Graphic Designer, both working for a company and...
Graphic Design confidence & knowledge

Graphic Design confidence & knowledge

Graphic Design confidence & knowledge Hello, I’m Sahana and I currently live in a beautiful city Salem also called “Mango City” – surrounded by hills on all sides in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. SAHANA LAKSHMI – INDIA GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR BEGINNERS LEVEL 1 I was...
Roman finds inspiration and creativity

Roman finds inspiration and creativity

Roman finds inspiration and creativity Hello, my name is Roman English Ahmadu, I am 22 years old, my origins are Nigerian but I live in Italy, Sicily. Before starting this course, I worked as a junior graphic designer at a company that produces clothes. And, now...
Francine Reignites her Creativity

Francine Reignites her Creativity

Francine Reignites her Creativity Hi, I’m Francine, I currently live on the edge of the rural Cotswolds, close to the market town of Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. I have been with the CDS for just over 2 years now, studying Graphic Design and Visual...