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Aug 23rd

Does your client own your copyright?

Who owns the copyright to your illustrations? Some clients will think they automatically own the copyright to your illustration work after they pay you. Especially with independent or inexperienced clients, it is very important for you to explain how our industry works.

Who owns the copyright to your illustrations? Some clients will think they automatically own the copyright to your illustration work after they pay you. Especially with independent or inexperienced clients, it is very important for you to explain how our industry works.

Who owns your work?

Who owns the copyright to your illustrations? Some clients will think they automatically own the copyright to your illustration work after they pay you. Especially with independent or inexperienced clients, it is very important for you to explain how our industry works.

Ideally, you should be explaining that illustrators license their work for specific purposes at the start of your project, but what if you forget, and this problem comes up at the end of the project?

In this video, we’ll talk about some of the ways you can find opportunities to talk about licensing, normalise the idea in your client’s mind and find a win/win solution for both you and your client.

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Dec 7th

Giving up on illustration…?

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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.

Oct 12th

Illustrator’s portfolio review

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Here's my first video portfolio review of Australian illustrator 'The Chalkboard Guy'. Watch here to see how i analyse his website and portfolio.

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