Freelance Survival Kit

Freelance Survival Kit:
Freelance Graphic Design Tools for those Serious about Launching and Running their own thriving design business.

Being a one-person show can be rough, especially when you’re just getting started. That’s why we’ve crafted a product specifically for those hungry to learn the tools of the trade. From expert advice on billing clients, legitimizing your business, making money as freelance designer and becoming a social media powerhouse all the way to popular Arsenal products like vectors, templates and tutorials — this is packed with quality stuff for just under 100 bucks.

The Freelance Graphic Design Tools include:

Our Advice Docs school you on:

  • Billing
  • Legal
  • Media
  • and Design

Contracts include:

  • Change Order
  • Creative Brief
  • Invoice and
  • Project Agreement

Project Questionnaires include:

  • Branding
  • Print
  • Video and
  • Web

You also get our:

  • Vector Grid Kits (8.5 x 11 page grids)
  • CD Case Mockup Templates v 2.0 (14 smart object enabled PSDs, sized 1600 x 1200)
  • Ladies Crew Neck Ghosted T-Shirt Mockup Templates  (4 high-resolution mockup template PSDs, 2 ghosted front and 2 ghosted back views. Sized 1200 x 1300)
  • Mens Crew Neck Ghosted T-Shirt Mockup Templates (6 high-resolution mockup template PSDs including 3 ghosted front views, 3 ghosted back views. Sized 1200 x 1300)
  • Men’s Ghosted Tri-Blend Mockup Templates: Tank and Tees (10 high-resolution mockup template PSDs including front and back versions of ghosted, tri-blend templates in all the shirts you’re after. These include Men’s Tri-blend Long Sleeve, Men’s Tri-blend Raglan, Men’s Tri-blend Short Sleeve, Men’s Tri-blend Tank Top, and Men’s Tri-blend V-Neck Long Sleeve).
  • Abstract Halftone Vector Images (The Abstract Halftones Vector Pack is an extremely versatile pack that can go into just about any design. Decorate your background with a subtle dot screen pattern or distress your artwork by overlaying one of these on top.You can achieve so many different results and they don’t take away from your artwork. Great vector textures that are only one color. Mix them with each other in different colors and opacity to give your project an organic but controlled background. 23 halftone vectors included. EPS file)
  • Ornate Vector Images v2.0 (Fifteen leafy and gnarly ornaments that lend a natural elegance to the page or screen. AI file)
  • Grunge Border Vector Images (The Adobe Illustrator Grunge Borders Vector Pack will instantly give your art a distressed texture and frame it up for a unique alternative to hard edges and bleeds. Go Media’s produced a variety of aging and distressing techniques to apply to your next design. Aging, grain, grunge, noise, vignette, crackle, peel and wet. You can take the Adobe Illustrator grunge effect and knock it out of your artwork for even more depth or simply make these the color of your background for a similar dirty termination of your focal point. Either way, these grunge borders and textures can add an antique feel to your artwork in no time. 15 vectors included. AI file.)
  • Wacom Illustration Video Tutorial (Sit back and relax as you watch the design process unfold from start to finish in these lessons on building your technique as a designer. Level up, my friend. Veteran illustrator Jeff Finley shares intimate details of his illustration and design process in his two hour video tutorial “Wacom Illustration Techniques”. In this Wacom illustration tutorial, You’ll learn the process for manipulation and compilation of  photos for reference, secrets of illustration with a Wacom tablet, and techniques for adding color and texture to finalize the piece. MP4 and PSD included)
  • Andrew Jackson Video Tutorial (Sit back and relax as you watch the design process unfold from start to finish in these lessons on building your technique as a designer. Level up, my friend. In this 2.3 hour real-time walk-through by Jeff Finley, you will learn how to create poetic and nostalgic images using a combination of Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll learn how to create rich typography, creative portrait illustration, and vintage tricks and hacks. Other topics are sketching, concept development, type treatments, retro lighting techniques, wacom tablet illustration and line art, graphic design composition and layout and photo manipulation. MP4 + AI + PSD included.)
  • Ornate Type Video Tutorial (In this 68 minute walkthrough by Jeff Finley, you will learn how to create an ornate type treatment. You’ll see him go through the whole process: brainstorming, sketching, refining, vectorizing, and adding ornaments & 3D effects. Calligraphy and tattoo lettering are strong influences on the final result. By the end of the tutorial, you’ll be armed with everything you need to produce highly original type treatments. MP4 + AI files included.
  • Thread’s Not Dead (Learn how to start a clothing line, design better t-shirts, and build a loyal fan base. You can become the next legendary t-shirt designer! Thread’s Not Dead is the best guide to starting a clothing line. Period. Written by Jeff Finley of Go Media, learn the secrets and strategies used by the most successful clothing brands. Thread’s Not Dead eBook included.)

Now go get ’em tiger!

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By: Go Media

Go Media is the team of artists and designers that started The Arsenal in 2006. We combine the artistry of illustration and the sensibility of design with a twist of entrepreneurial magic.