Starting Your Career as an IllustratorDe (autor) Michael Fleishman
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 09 Aug 2016
Create a portfolio
Make initial contacts
Develop a financial plan
Set up an office
Acquire supplies and equipment
Price your own work
Market on the Web
Nurture a growing freelance business
And much more
Through direct and candid conversations with scores of professionals up and down the career ladder, this book offers rich perspectives of illustrators (and their cohorts) at and away from the drawing board. It looks at the strong threads tying professional and academic process, practice, and product, and offers extensive research, a global pool of resources, and a wide panorama of info that promotes problem solving by way of a spectrum of ideas. Over fifty illustrations are included throughout.
Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Michael Fleishman is a freelance illustrator, graphic artist, and teacher of the commercial arts with over thirty years of experience. He has been a contributor to various trade publications and has authored six books on illustration, design, and creativity. He has served on the board of directors for ICON6 and as the president of the at-large chapter of the Graphic Artists Guild, and currently lives in Milford, DE, with his wife.