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Author LinkBrazell, Derek,author.
Title LinkBecoming a successful illustrator / Derek Brazell and Jo Davies.
Distribution London, UK ; New York : Fairchild Books, 2013.
Description 192 pages :  colour illustrations ;  27 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Creative careers )
Series ( Creative careers.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Illustration enterprise: Understanding illustration. Where do illustrators work? Spotlight on... Marcos Chin. Skills in art and design. Spotlight on... Alberto Cerriteno. Attitude. Spotlight on... Ben Newman. Knowledge. Evaluating your strengths and weaknesses -- The professional world of the illustrator. Your commissioners. Professionalism. Journalistic awareness. Spotlight on... Woody. How to contact potential clients. Spotlight on... Penguin Group USA. Spotlight on... Gabrielle Adamson -- The art of self-promotion: How do I get myself known? Spotlight on... Martin Colyer. Setting goals. Spotlight on... Choi Liu. The different forms of promotion. Spotlight on... Jack Teagle. Promoting yourself online. Competitions, exhibitions and trade fairs. Internships and work experience. Spotlight on... Mark Smith. Spotlight on... Libby McMullin. Spotlight on... Louisa St Pierre, Bernstein & Andriulli -- Getting your work seen: Organizing your folio and website. Visual literacy. Agent representation. Spotlight on... Ulla Puggaard. Spotlight on... Tad Carpenter. Spotlight on... Hartwig Braun and Isaac Lilos -- Securing work: The stages of forming a contract. The terms of an agreement. Who owns the rights? Spotlight on... Caroline Attia Lariviere -- Finance and running a business: Freelance work vs employment. Spotlight on... Laura Hughes. Managing your business. Managing your finances. Additional sources of income.
Summary Books in this series are designed to help bridge the gap between academia and a first job in the creative industries. Illustration is a diverse and constantly evolving area of art and design and an appealing creative career. But to stand out from the crowd, successful illustrators need to combine creative talent with strong marketing and promotional skills. This book provides practical and inspirational guidance on finding and contacting clients, putting together promotional materials and establishing yourself as a professional illustrator. With case studies, and firsthand tips and hints from practising illustrators at varying stages in their careers, and packed with hundreds of beautiful examples of professional work, this is a must-have guide to the working world of illustration.
Subject LinkGraphic arts -- Vocational guidance.
LinkCommercial art -- Vocational guidance.
Add.Author LinkDavies, Jo author.

System Number 000681119
ISBN Link9782940411931 (paperback)
Link294041193X (paperback)

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