skip to content
Becoming a successful illustrator Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Becoming a successful illustrator

Author: Derek Brazell; Jo Davies
Publisher: London : Fairchild Books, 2015.
Series: Creative careers
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Brazell; Jo Davies
ISBN: 294041193X 9782940411931
OCLC Number: 918401102
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen ; 27 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Illustration and the world of workWhat is illustration?Where do illustrators work?Evaluating your strengths and weaknessesChapter 2: Working for clientsWho are my potential clients? Understanding the professional world of illustrationFinding potential clientsLooking beyond the obviousChapter 3: The art of self-promotionGetting yourself knownWhat kind of promotion do I need? Creating an online presenceCompetitions, exhibitions and trade fairsGaining experienceChapter 4: Getting your work seenHow will I get my work seen? Getting a professional portfolio togetherWhat do agents do?Chapter 5: Securing workHow will I be commissioned? What do I need to ask when I get my first brief?How will I get the brief? How will I quote and negotiate fees and prices? What do I need to understand about copyright and illustrators' ethics?Chapter 6: Finance and legalitiesWhat do I need to know about finance? What do I need to know about managing my finances?
Series Title: Creative careers
Responsibility: Derek Brazell and Jo Davies.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

a great class reference for students entering their junior and senior years * Alaiyo Bradshaw, Parsons The New School for Design, USA * ...highly useful and relevant to both national and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/918401102> # Becoming a successful illustrator
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "918401102" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Topic/illustration> ; # Illustration
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Topic/berufskunde> ; # Berufskunde
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Person/davies_jo> ; # Jo Davies
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Person/brazell_derek> ; # Derek Brazell
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1380921136> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Series/creative_careers> ; # Creative careers
    schema:name "Becoming a successful illustrator" ;
    schema:productID "918401102" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/918401102#PublicationEvent/london_fairchild_books_2015> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Agent/fairchild_books> ; # Fairchild Books
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/918401102#Review/171547197> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9782940411931> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/918401102> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Agent/fairchild_books> # Fairchild Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Fairchild Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380921136#Series/creative_careers> # Creative careers
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/918401102> ; # Becoming a successful illustrator
    schema:name "Creative careers" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9782940411931>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "294041193X" ;
    schema:isbn "9782940411931" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/918401102#Review/171547197>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/918401102> ; # Becoming a successful illustrator
    schema:reviewBody "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." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.