As a community, 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.
The advice offered in these posts is primarily for those looking to participate in conventions or take their in-person offerings to the next level. But we found as we worked our way through Gavin’s articles that most of the information can be applied across the board.
Back in February of 2019, Justin Donaldson wrote an interesting article called “How to Find Work Online as an illustrator” for the now defunct One Fantastic Week (1FW).
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…
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!
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 happy to share with you the results of this year’s Annual Illustrators’ survey. We’ve previously done surveys in 2011/12 … More
The Annual Illustrators’ Survey is up now! We’ve teamed up with Ben O’Brien and we’re asking for anyone who worked … More
Getting a comic book from script to print can be a complicated undertaking, with lots of moving parts to consider. … More