Illustration is a diverse and constantly evolving area of art and design and an appealing creative career.
But to stand out from the crowd, successful illustrators need to combine creative talent with strong marketing and promotional skills.
Becoming A Successful Illustrator by Jo Davies and Derek Brazell, is the essential just published guide for new illustrators and graduates, covering areas to work in; the professional world of the illustrator; self promotion; getting your work seen; finance and running a business and practical activities.
With newly commissioned artworks and insightful comments from international illustrators accompanied by outstanding examples of their work supporting the text.
The book also includes case studies from international commissioners (Penguin USA, M&C Saatchi, Readers Digest, Bernstein & Andriulli) and illustrators, including Marcos Chin, Tad Carpenter, Ulla Puggaard, Mark Smith and Carolina Attia Lariviere, who expand on business and personal attitudes which benefit illustrators seeking work.