Publication Date: 30/11/2017 ISBN: 9781474284240 Category:

Becoming a Successful Illustrator

Derek Brazell, Jo Davies

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: 30/11/2017 ISBN: 9781474284240 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Get ready to enter the working world of illustration with this freshly updated second edition of Brazell and Davies’s Becoming a Successful Illustrator.

This edition features even more ‘Spotlight on…’ sections, with advice from practicing illustrators as well as the people that commission them. You can enjoy added coverage in fields such as moving image, character illustration and social media. There are also new exercises to get you started planning and building your business, and over 200 inspirational examples of artwork, most of which are new to this edition.

You can expect practical tips on how to seek work, how to market yourself and how to run your illustration business in an enterprising way, with advice that will prove useful long after your first commission. Building on the resources of the first edition, this continues to be the must-have guide to practicing professionally as an illustrator.

Featured illustrators include:

Millie Marotta
Mark Ulriksen
Natsko Seki
Ellen Weinstein
Stephen Collins
… and many more

Featured topics include:

Finding clients
Agency representation
Fields of work
Financial and legal requirements
Skills in art and design
Showing work
Managing your business

Publisher Review

I think it's a great book, exactly the kind of thing that you need when you are starting out in illustration, really informative and helpful. * David Roberts, illustrator * This is a comprehensive book, and along with its glossy pages and accessible layout, it's a winner for anyone you know, including students, seriously considering the profession. * Digital Arts * [The authors] understand their subject and audience perfectly and do a wonderful job in communicating one to the other. * Dwayne Bell, Lecturer in Graphic Design and Illustration, University of Cumbria * I never make my students buy books, unless they are books they'll keep on their shelves after graduating. This is one of those exceptions * Marius Valdes, University of South Carolina, USA *

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