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Making great portfolio for beginner graphic designer for 5 min

This is such kind of specialty where even beginner can easy create great portfolio.

There is an interesting story in the Internet how one the most famous nowadays creative agency got its popularity: one very talented person created 100 web site templates for his portfolio based on the examples in the Internet and sent them to his potential clients.

So, if one person can do it then you can do it too.

Note: do not forget to update your portfolio as soon as you get real projects.

Option 1: Use free web site templates for your portfolio

Steps:

  1. Go to sites which provide free templates such as 'www.wix.com', 'www.freewebsitetemplates.com' 'www.freewebtemplates.com';
  2. These web sites allow you to use their templates for free and even modify them online;
  3. Choose templates, which you like, add some modifications and use for your portfolio.

Template examples:
create portfolio quickly for designer

Option 2: Use payable web site template as an inspiration for your portfolio

Steps:

  1. Go to such monsters in amount of good creatives as 'www.templatemonster.com' or 'themeforest.net';
  2. Choose template which are close to you specialty: business, corporate or just what you like;
  3. Create them from scratch in Photoshop using your new ideas

Template examples:
graphic designer portfolio for 5 min

Option 3: Use free web site templates to modify their content via Firebug for your portfolio

Steps:

  1. Go to sites which provide free templates such as 'www.wix.com', 'www.freewebsitetemplates.com' 'www.freewebtemplates.com';
  2. These web sites allow you to open HTML page for each template;
  3. You can use Firebug to quickly change content on 'Lorem Ipsum' and images on placeholders

Here is how it may look like:
how beginner can create quickly greate portfolio

Option 4: Add changes into popular web site templates for your portfolio

Steps:

  1. Go to Google Images and type something like 'popular web site templates';
  2. You get a numerous amount of web site templates;
  3. Using Photoshop add changes in colors, layout and content

Option 5: Combine existing web site templates for your portfolio

Steps:

  1. Go to Google Images and type something like 'web site templates';
  2. Choose similar web site templates which you can combine;
  3. Combine parts from different templates to get new web site design.

It may look like this (done from 3 jpg templates):
portfolio for beginner in graphic design