How to become a Graphic Designer

Response to 6 questions asked to help give direction for beginners like me.

1. My goals for learning graphic design: I am a free hand illustrator, i work on paper and on canvas for fun. I am learning graphic design because I would like to earn more and take my art to the next level. Did i add i want to make this my full time career, so it is indeed also a career change.

2. I already proceeded to purchase the Adobe Suite, I am interested in starting out with Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Premier.

3. I already own a Macbook pro (Retina, 15-inch,Mid 2014) Processor 2.8 GHz Quad core intel Core i7, Memory 16GB 1600MHz, Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

4.I currently am open to anything at the moment as far as it sharpens my skills and earns me good money, I believe the more i work, the clearer my path will become

5.I currently have started setting my basement to work in, i need to get a new desk and some lights installed to get it ready

6.I already follow behance, Youtube:TheFutur & Adobedesigners on IG