Freelancing - Selling your work/expertise to a client. Know your customer/target market Know your skill set Know your deadlines. Know your budget Pay yourself at least the living wage Consider kill fees Proactivity - Things to do to stay proactive, professional and motivated. Self marketing and promotion Online activity Networking Pitching for jobs Visiting/communicating with other freelance … Continue reading Freelancing, Professionalism and Proactivity
Characters are often the focus of children's illustration, whether it be in books, on tv or a toy and children tend to learn from these characters and follow their actions or pick up on their knowledge. For example, Alice from Alice In Wonderland encourages kids to be curious while Harry Potter shows that they should be brave. … Continue reading Illustrated Character
To aid the composition, memorability and flow of my designs, I will incorporate pattern and use it to create fun and creative illustrations suitable for children. Below is a list of pattern terminology paired with definitions that will help me to design and structure my patterns in an effective and professional way but also aid … Continue reading Pattern
I shared my ideas and thoughts with a partner for feedback and constructive criticism. At the bottom of the worksheet are some ideas of other things I could create or experiment with.
About Amy Walters is a freelance illustrator who does a wide variety of illustrations. As well as working as a freelance illustrator, she has her own line of illustrated paper goods. She designs patterns as well as characters and other fun things and has printed her designs on children's clothes, gift wrap and cards amongst … Continue reading Amy Walters
Rebecca Gibbon Rebecca Gibbon is a children's and book illustrator who also works on travel illustration, advertising, packaging, editorial imagery and children's books. She gets inspiration from items such as illustrated books she has collected, vintage tea towel designs, and Scandinavian ceramics from the flea markets. Her process includes painting with acrylic inks as a … Continue reading Other Artists I Am Inspired By
To do before the end of half term.There are 4 sections to my research. I want to finish and write up each section in the 2 1/2 weeks I have. I will spend the most time on my market research as i have not yet started this section. To do before the end of … Continue reading Easter Holiday Targets