20 pro tips to improve your handmade design

Handmade design is immensely satisfying - seeing your concept come to life using tactile techniques, whether it be hand-drawn illustration, paper-cut or more, is a pure joy.

If you want to know how to begin a paper-cut project or level up your hand-drawn illustration skills, there's bound to be something here for you. So, before you embark on the work for that new killer concept, take heed of this expert advice.

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