PROFESSIONAL

useful advice and tips to help on your way as a student and professional illustrator

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COMMUNICATION

  • communicate with art directors via email

  • project management

MOTIVATION

  • advice on being highly motivated

  • creating work to get work

PORTFOLIO

  • advice on your portfolio

  • what makes a good portfolio

  • how to prepare & present it

ONLINE

  • create a website

  • develop an online presence

  • showcase your work

  • networking online

MONEY

  • tax returns

  • register as self employed

  • invoicing

  • invoice template (download)

TECHNICAL STUFF

  • CMYK

  • image bleed

  • transferring larger files

  • image resolution

GETTING

STARTED

  • what are you offering

  • marketing

  • copyright

  • what types of illustration are there

  • acceptance of commission form (download)

ILLUSTRATION AGENTS

  • what illustration agents do

  • how to approach an agent

  • keeping a good working relationship

SOLENT UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF ART, DESIGN AND FASHION
below bar studios
9 castle way
southampton
SO14 2BX