Are you ready for your first illustration project? Can you complete it in time? Do you have the skills you need? Before you accept a new illustration project, here are some things to think about
Should you accept the job?
When you are finally offered your first paying illustration job, slow down, take a breath. It can be tempting to say yes to any paid work that comes your way, and while I definitely think you should take all the opportunities you can, you have to consider the first impression you make with this client. If you can’t do the job to the best of your ability, for whatever reason, you might risk burning a bridge with this client.
This video is about persevering with your illustration career, even when your enthusiasm dips. It can take a long time to establish yourself as an illustrator and many people give up before they reach their goal.
This video is about copyright. It is for illustrators, but the information in here is useful for any creative practitioner. What is copyright? Why is copyright important for a creative freelancer? What should you do about copyright infringement?