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Creatives, Forget about Getting Paid, it’s Time to Work for Free!

Illustrator will work for freePeople of the creative industry, ever been hard at work one day only to be interrupted by a complete unknown asking you to commit yourself to a commercial project with no prospect whatsoever of achieving any kind of payment for it?

I think that there’s a good chance that the answer is yes. Below are the reasons why you should jump right in and do just that.

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Freelancing: Five Lessons Learned

Illustration: Five Lessons Learned

I’ve pretty much been doing this for ten years now. It would have been around 2005 that I finally decided to ditch the excuses and acknowledge that doing this was my responsibility and that the dream of being a freelance illustrator wouldn’t be coming any closer all by itself. Continue reading

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Freelance Illustration: Questions and Answers

Truck Stop Diner IllustrationI am quite often approached by people regarding my work. A lot of the times it’ll be an inquiry from a potential client, Continue reading

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