Scam Emails, the Scourge of Illustrators

Being a freelancer and a member of the arts community makes you potentially an easy target for scams. You’re reliant on strangers to make a living and pay your bills. Plus, scammers will prey on an illustrator’s ever lingering want for success and recognition. It’s almost a perfect storm and creates easy pickings for a scammer.

On My Desk: John Hinderliter

The desk and studio shown belong to Pennsylvania-based award-winning freelance illustrator John Hinderliter. He was born amidst Carny Folk in Atlantic City, NJ, so he was predestined for a career in advertising from the very beginning.

On My Desk: Vicky Scott

The desk and studio on display belong to Sheffield-based freelance artist Vicky Scott. Over the last 15 years, Vicky has worked on a diverse range of projects including Facebook advertising for Volkswagen, card designs for Paperchase and a huge painting on a life-sized model of a baby elephant for the Elephant Family charity.