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Taking A Break From Wireframing

17 Sep

Okay, we know that wireframing can also be like drawing a perfect circle without using a compass. No matter your skill set in wireframing, never forget yourself. Right now, you may still be either at the stage of getting a hang from wireframing or mastering it.  You can never desire to produce quality output when you are always having a hard time. Difficult times, is it or it isn’t; shouldn’t it supposed to be that wireframing is easier when you have practiced it for long enough?

You might be sitting in front of a computer all day while accomplishing the diagram of a wireframe, but you feel that there isn’t any sign of progress. When you wireframe, your habit of starting over from scratch catches you, and it might seem that it is like a looping procedure. You can’t find a way on how to start your wireframing, and by that you look mislead, misinformed and distracted. You might be in the middle of wireframing, but you’ve unfortunately lost track of what you are doing.

Are you facing those kinds of problems in wireframing? If you do, then all you need is a breather. Just as you are doing things, you need a quick break. You can’t simply do things for long hours, not unless you are very focused to the goal.

There are so many ways on how you can take a breather. You can have a cup of coffee. You can read a book that is somehow related to wireframing. You can stay away from your computer/workstation for a while. Either such ways can better your wireframing skills or it can help you get back to wireframing. You can do any other things, as long as it doesn’t impede your wireframing habits.

Never think that stopping your wireframing duties will take away a lot from you. It might take away some precious time from you, but it really compensates on the long run. Just try it for yourself, and see how taking a break really gives you an edge. Never stress out, because you will just wear down yourself.


Why Taking A Break Is Important?

17 Sep

Youtube user hollyfj1 explains the importance of taking a break. She might be explaining about the importance of having breaks in exercising routines. However, you can also apply this as your strategy in wireframing. For you to visualize what is being said in the video, try to replace the exercising activity into wireframing activity.

Wireframing For Beginners

14 Sep

Many people don’t have the skills to wireframe a good website because of different reasons. Some people really don’t find any interest in wireframing just because it is too technical to concentrate on, but they don’t know that wireframing is just as easy as learning how to go up the stairs. If you are interested to learn how to wireframe, then continue reading this blog post.

What exactly is wireframing? Wireframing is a concept wherein you are able to create a mockup design of a proposed website or a proposed application. Creating a mockup design means drafting and sketching the appearance. Wireframing requires proper conditioning, because you will have to do it in front of a computer for long hours. Usually, web designers are more associated in wireframing than the web developers are.

What are the traits that you need to possess in wireframing? You will need more than just willingness to learn. You will also need to have patience, curiousness, consistency, and any other traits that will make you learn new things. Mastering every aspect of wireframing isn’t overnight. As much as possible, you need to be creative and you need to have high endurance.

What are the materials that you will need? Try to read books about web designing and sketching if necessary. You can have access to learning resources from the Internet that you can really use. If you know any web designers, you can seek for their help and advice. Having sophisticated devices like a pen mouse, graphic tablet, updated version photo-editing software can bring added benefits. You really need to learn wireframing up to the serious level, as long as you have logic.

How long does it take before you can master the concept of wireframing? It really takes time before you can master something. You can only determine how far you have learned about wireframing by yourself. If you really want to find out, then try setting a timeframe. This way, you can gauge yourself on how fast you can learn things.

You might think that we haven’t provided any information that you need about wireframing. You’re right. Everything is up to you on how you will pull something off your sleeve. Good luck in your wireframing endeavors!