Inside the Business of Illustration

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About The Book

This guide to the ins and outs of today's dynamic illustration business tells budding illustrators everything that their teacher didn't know or their art director didn't tell them. Using an entertaining, running narrative format to look at key concerns every illustrator must face today, this book covers finding one's unique style and establishing a balance between art and commerce; tackling issues of authorship and promotion; and more. In-depth perspectives are offered by illustrators, art directors, and art buyers from various industries and professional levels on such issues as quality, price negotiation, and illustrator-client relationships. • Includes an afterword by Milton Glaser, well-known designer/illustrator • From the authors of The Education of an Illustrator (1-58115-075-x)

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

About The Authors

Marshall Arisman is the chair of the master of fine arts illustration program at the School of Visual Arts. His editorial illustrations have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Esquire, Time, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, and the Nation, and his paintings and sculptures have been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums. He lives in New York City.

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur Program. He is the author, coauthor, and editor of over 170 books on design, social satire, and visual culture. He is the recipient of the 2011 Smithsonian National Design Award for "Design Mind." He lives in New York City.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Allworth (October 1, 2004)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781581153866

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