How to be an Illustrator, 2nd Edition. by Darrel Rees. Publisher: Laurence King. Release Date: January ISBN: View table of contents. How to be an Illustrator, Second Edition. Darrel Rees. £ This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of. How to be an Illustrator, Second Edition by Darrel Rees, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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How to be an Illustrator
Foreword, Nicholas Blechman pp. Interviews with 9 different illustrators and also 5 art directors adds depth to the book. It explains different ways of promoting yourself, how to get an agent, what kind of portfolio you should have, fees and rights and lots more.
Book ratings by Goodreads. The broad and social church of illustration Chapter 1: This does look great. International illustrators are interviewed, discussing how they got their break in the industry, their experiences with clients, their methods of promoting work, and more. The only thing I should point out is that the book deals specifically rrees the illustration industry in the US and UK — but the information can easily be translated to whichever country you are in.
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I doubt I’ll do either of those things, but it’s interesting to know they’re out there. Your email address will not be published. Billing it — financial tips Chapter 6. I think in every chapter there’s one or two interviews with agents and illustrators where they’d ilustrator asked questions like: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Super informative and confidence boosting. Really useful book about making the most of your time at uni, to finding work, to billing, to setting up your work space.
Excellent advice for any budding reed.
To ask other readers questions about How to be an Illustratorplease sign up. Apr 02, Erik Mallinson rated it it was ok Shelves: I felt that reading this book has saved me a lot of time and that I have a clear vision now of the illustration as a business. Here is real practical help for now freelance illustrators.
However there is so much useful t inside that even professional illustrators will be able to find something of value. Xn is interspersed with many interviews with illustrators and art directors about their experiences, who all add a bit of personality, wit and humanity to what could be quite a daunting industry to try and break into.
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Jul 17, Megankellie rated it really liked it. If I was about to graduate from art school and start my career as an illustrator, this is the book I’d want by my side.
But illustration is so much more than that. Description This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. Jun 10, Theresa Honeycheck rated it liked it. Last but not least, I posted here the content of the book so you can have an overview of what this book is all about the funny thing is that it has the page numbers in the content page but no page is marked with numbers Self-promotion, creating websites, self-publishing and the pros and cons of agents are all explored.
I skipped the last chapter because it had to be returned. Looking for beautiful books?
How to be an Illustrator, Second Edition
Packed with useful tips gleaned from the author’s own career and his work as an agent handling major artists in the US and UK, the book includes interviews with 9 big-name illustrators. Who is this book for? Having gone on quite a binge of this subject, though, I’m finding that I already know a decent amount about running this type of business, and what I actually want to know is the When I got this book, I couldn’t wait to read it. Lots of helpful advice-those who crave specific information about portfolios, self-promotions and meetings with art directors will love, love, love this book.
This book covers almost everything I wanted to know about illustration what it doesn’t cover I have a different book for that hopefully will fill in the gapsI’d go so far to call this an essential guide for any freelance illustrator.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. How to be an Illustrator, Second Edition. Even though this book is mainly covered the US and the UK’s markets but it is still essential for any emerging as well as aspiring illustrator to have a sense of the career’s prospect inside out.
Producing the first job Chapter 5: Jan 05, Angela rated it it was amazing. How to be an Illustrator. In addition, leading art directors describe their approach to commissioning illustration, how they spot new talent, their illustraator on promotional material and their advice to up-and-coming illustrators. A review of Darrel Rees guide to becoming a successful illustrator.
This is a reference book and I still haven’t really read it cover to cover.