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Eric Karkovack (492 Articles)

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with over two decades of experience. You can visit his business site here. Eric is the author of an eBook: Your Guide to Becoming a Freelance Web Designer. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.
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When Do You Need a Custom WordPress Gutenberg Block?

The WordPress Gutenberg block editor empowers web developers to build a custom content creation experience. Through the use of custom blocks, it’s possible to add just about any sort of…

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Here’s Why AI Is Unlikely to Harm Your Web Design Career

Bring up the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) and it tends to elicit one of two reactions. Either it’s the technology that will save us or it’s going to take…

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25 Procreate Tutorials for Drawings, Illustrations, Paintings, and More

This collection of Procreate tutorials consists of a nice mix of walkthroughs for beginners and more experienced artists, looking to improve their skills.

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8 Pure CSS Games You Can Play in Your Browser

We have collected some of the best pure CSS games on CodePen. They range from the stupefyingly simple all the way to “wow, CSS can do that?”

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Finding Your Comfort Zone with Clients

I’ve learned some valuable lessons about gaining confidence with clients. Read this for some tips you can use in your day-to-day interactions.

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Diving into WordPress Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

With custom post types and taxonomies you can create highly-specific ways of organizing content. We show you how you can use them in your own projects.

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At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

Focussing too much on the design of a project can be done to death – or at least to the detriment of a project. We outline a few situations where the process can get in the way.

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How to Update WordPress Themes and Plugins with a ZIP File

We take you through the fairly simple process of updating your WordPress website’s themes and plugins using only a ZIP file.

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8 Horizontal Rules and Dividers Enhanced with CSS

If you’re looking to take your HR’s up to the next level, you’ll want to check out this collection of CSS-styled dividers that go well beyond the default.

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How ‘Lazy’ Price Estimates Can Cost Freelancers

In an effort to help freelance designers, we explore how you can more accurately estimate costs and fill clients in on the details.

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Signs Your WordPress Website Has Outgrown Its Hosting

How do you know when a hosting change is needed – or at least something you should consider? Today, we share a few signs that will clue you in.

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Tips for Being a Good Design Mentor