We’ve updated our backend system to allow members to add their Mastodon and Hive accounts to their profiles. We’ll add those new links to their portfolios in the coming weeks.
Now that we’ve had time to decompress, it’s time to share this year’s comic con experience.
The desk and studio below belong to Spain-based freelance children’s illustrator Patricia Pedroso Pedro. Patricia is a digital artist (also a skilled watercolour and gouache artist) who loves anything with a hint of darkness and fantasy. Clients include Raw Stone, Coffee & Language Publications, and a wide variety of private commissions.
This 36-page comic anthology is a collection of eight stories written and illustrated by eight artists who hail from different backgrounds and parts of the world. We gave each of them a limited number of pages and told them to do what they do best.
I asked Midjourney to draw a circle and I think it might have got a bit carried away. With the … More
Licensing is the cornerstone of the creative industry. It allows copyright or IP owners to tap into the exponential value of their artistic property – be it music, artwork, film or literature – and exploit it for all its worth.
We’re proud to present a new Hireillo website background Illustration. Children’s illustrator Sian Bowman created the artwork (tentatively titled “Springtime”) and we think she did a fantastic job putting it together. For us, commissioning an illustrator to create a website background is a tricky prospect. We represent a wide range of illustrators, and the website’s background illustration needs to be unique but not distract from the work of our other members. It’s a fine line to walk, and Sian managed the task admirably.
Together we thrive, an interview with David Blatner (CreativePro Network) and the first interview of many for the Hireillo Interview series conducted and edited by Darren Di Lieto (Hireillo). Topics covered include how David got into publishing, communities, making the most out of conferences and events, and many other issues.
The thumbnails are now four times the size to show off your work better, and we’ve reorganised how your news is shown in your portfolio to make this feel more chronological and not look so much like just another gallery of your artwork. We hope you like the changes.