TikTok is an incredible phenomenon that rising quickly and exploding like fireworks. The platform made a huge jump to become the second-highest revenue-generating app after Tinder and is expected to climb to number 1 as it will soon hit 1.2 billion users globally, by the end of 2021. What we use to take as Gen Z’s space, TikTok has also evolved into something more, giving the scene for serious issues, learning, self-love, social and political commentaries for the young generations. But when it comes to us creatives, TikTok has a lot to give.
The platform has a lot of exciting blogs for UI and graphic designers, photographers, digital and traditional artists, and everything that makes creative people smile.
Today, we decided to put together a list of 10 amazing popular and not-so-well-known vlogs by creative people that you would love to follow and draw inspiration and ideas from.
So let’s enjoy these talented inspirational creatives and see what they have to offer.
1. Triston Seay @seazydesign
Triston Seay is a branding and identity designer from Dallas with huge talent in typography and logo design. In their TikTok, they feature process videos of logo creations, sketches, and progresses to share the creative process behind it.
2. Designical.Art @designical
This is a very versatile digital artist who loves to create backgrounds, beautiful scenery wallpapers, and funny montages. In addition, the artist also makes amazing digital watercolor illustrations that are indistinguishable from the real thing. You can watch the satisfying process videos on their TikTok and get some creative ideas for your designs.
3. Raised Proper @raisedproper
Branding | Web Design | Marketing
Raised Proper is an LA-based creative studio for branding that aims to inspire and entertain. Their creative team consists of graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, and marketers who keep a busy social media presence and share process videos of their creations. You can watch the creative process behind their awesome designs on TikTok.
4. Janine Heinrichs @janinedesigns
Behind the scenes of designing posters
Janine Heinrichs is a very productive and busy graphic designer who creates original conceptual posters on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Their profile on TikTok is a massive archive of videos behind the scenes that show how the posters are created. You can learn a lot of new techniques and draw inspiration in the process.
5. Cait @caitsayshi
LA Freelance Designer
With experience in graphic design and marketing, Harvard graduate Caitlin Lam is currently a freelancer and educator who shares a ton of insights and processes videos on their social media. On their TikTok, you will find tutorials, behind the scenes of designs, tips, and valuable advice.
6. Mzia Popova @ux_ui_design
Design and product tips
Mzia Popova is a UX designer and product manager from Norway who designs web and mobile applications. Similar to Cait, they share insights, commentaries, personal journeys as a designer, and lots of Figma design process videos for you all to enjoy and learn some new tricks.
7. MargheritaVox @margheritavox
Visual artist Margherita Vox is another creative talented person you might want to check. They are very interactive and often answer questions and requests by their followers related to design by making explainer process videos to show it in practice. It’s mostly an educating channel that teaches cool tricks from the Adobe suite tools.
8. YK @yk
Taking photos for a living 📸
Based in Singapore, Yik Keat is a photographer who makes amazing conceptual photography art for a living. They are very regular on TikTok and post a lot of process videos and secrets behind their photoshoots, like the techniques and props they use in order to create specific effects. Really cool stuff!
9. Zainab @zainabh73
Product designer in New York
We proceed with New York-based product designer Zainab Hasan and her insightful collection of speed process videos. You will see different concepts and pixel-perfect creation of web and mobile designs happening right before your eyes.
10. Marridit Art @marridit_art
To finish on a high note, we wanted to feature this amazing self-taught artist from Russia who shares the beauty of watercolor and the process behind this sorcery. It’s very satisfying to watch.
In Conclusion: We Love TikTok
TikTok is the current birthplace of viral videos and trends that spread rapidly throughout the web and a great place for creative people. There is a huge amount of great artists, designers, educators, and other creatives who deserve to be seen and appreciated.
We hope you enjoyed our 10 recommendations of such creative people’s vlogs and got you inspired and all hyped up for your next project.
Happy creating, everyone! 🎨
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