The Business of Freelance Illustration Tips & perspectives on transitioning from student to professional life, promoting yourself effectively in order to attract clients, and managing time and finances.
Take The Art of Personal Work from The Lamp Post Guild by Cory Godbey
Learn how to create a strategic body of personal work that will provide you with passive income and get you the type of client work that you want.
Kristi Valiant: Sending Art Promotional Postcards to Publishers for Children's Books
If you're an illustrator looking for work in the children's book industry, one of the ways to get your art considered is to send promotional postcards to publishers.
The First Four Years out of Art School
The Society of Illustrators presents an informal discussion with talented young working illustrators including Kali Ciesemier, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Daniel Fis...
Transitioning from art school to professional freelancing. Handy if you want to hear a variety of perspectives from recent graduates.
Interview with young editorial illustrator Celine Loup
Loup discusses the transition from art school to freelancing, including the personal/artistic perspective and concrete recommendations for promoting yourself, and fitting promotion into your schedule.
Transitioning from art school to professional freelancing.
Muddy Colors: How to Cold Call (Email) Art Directors
The Cold Email is a much better way to introduce yourself, show your work, and politely say PLEASE GIVE ME WORK NOW.
8 Tips for Designing an Illustration Promotion Postcard Campaign.
Helpful tips to consider when making your own illustration promotion postcards. Postcards are the most effective illustration promotional tool.