When the lockdown started in the UK, we created a page for our illustrators to showcase their COVID-19 illustrations with the aim of licensing them out to journalists, periodicals and general editorials on their behalf.
When you’re first starting out on your path to becoming a professional illustrator, when projects are thin on the ground, or your business is struggling, it’s easy to just take whatever you’re offered…
Back in 2017, I released an animation that aimed to explain autism to non-autistic children. It was a personal project which took me two years to complete, working in my spare time or whenever my workload allowed.
We are proud and super-excited to present the State of Illustration ’19 report! After many hours of number crunching and countless cups of coffee to keep us going, it’s finally been released into the wild.
Hire an Illustrator’s Year in Review, an abridged list of our highlights and achievements. This year has been fantastic, and with it almost coming to an end we’re already looking to the next and the future beyond that. What a ride this year has been!
From almost 100 submissions for our Top 10 Gift List, here are the ten we’ve selected as the best and most beautiful. As a bonus we’ve included our top 15 under £30 for the budget-conscious. Also please keep in mind that all of the artists we mention are also freelance artists or illustrators, so if you want something really special, get in contact and I’m sure they’ll be happy to accommodate you.
Continuing our mission to support creators and the illustrators we represent, and with Christmas coming up. We wanted to share with you a list of festive items from independent artists which you can buy right now.
Artist: Franco Rivolli We love Halloween and we hope you do to! To celebrate our favourite festivity, here are some of…
As a community of over 500 illustrators, we want to know what the current state of the illustration industry is. Illustrators and other creative professionals are vital to a large number of industries and add enormous value to many others. Without us, there wouldn’t be children’s picture books; there wouldn’t be a comic book industry; newspapers and magazines would be really boring; and TV and movies would suck!
We’re going to talk about how crowdfunding is helping our members earn a living followed by introducing you to a…