The Illustrator’s Market: A Professional’s Insights Into the Illustration IndustryArtist's Network Since 1975, Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market has been a must-have reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design. Beyond up-to-date contact and submission information for more than 1,100 art markets, AGDM includes informative articles and interviews with successful artists and art buyers. Read on for a 2011 AGDM article by Chris Gall, an illustrator and author from Tucson, Arizona. Also, be sure to check out ArtistsMarketOnline.com, the new online version of AGDM—you can try it for free with the 7-day risk-free trial. The Illustrator’s Market A Professional’s Insights Into the Illustration Industry by Chris Gall Once limited to the role of accompanying text to aid in the sale of products, commercial illustration’s function has expanded to include providing editorial commentary, defining business identities, and accompanying text as an equally important partner in expressing ideas.
23 Inspiring Logos From simple and clever logos to those that use negative space, logos can be a great source of inspiration. Since logos need to be so precise in sending a message and representing a brand, it’s always nice to see how designers are approaching a design. Today we gathered 23 inspiring logos to show you. In this collection you’ll find a variety of styles, from minimal to bright and coloful. About the Author Magazine - GreenBuilder IN OUR CONSTANT PURSUIT of greater corporate sustainability, we realized that, like great homes and products, Green Builder magazine has to provide long-term value to our readers in order to have a prolonged shelf-life. Therefore, each issue is a themed guide, enabling our readers to build a useful reference library comprised of our back issues. Our content is more comprehensive and engaging than ever. We're focusing not just on the design and construction of environmentally appropriate, cost-effective buildings, but also on the larger topic of sustainable living. Be sure to use your smart phones to scan the barcodes within the pages of the magazine for quick access to websites, videos, sweepstakes, discounts, calendars, emails and more.
10 Great Places to Find Graphic Design Jobs Articles April 21, 2008 If you are a graphic designer looking for freelance graphic design jobs or full-time graphic design jobs then you have come to the right place. Below is a list of 10 great places to find graphic design jobs. Most of these sites will also be extremely useful for other creatives such as web designers, animators and illustrators. VC blog Posted: November 26th, 2014 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments » As some attentive users of Visual Complexity might have noticed, the number of projects featured on the website has slowly come to a halt, with the perpetual grand total of 777 being a grieving reminder of inactivity for well over a year. Today, If you go the the main page and look at the top right corner, you will see an invigorating new message: “Indexing 782 projects”.
blog.illustrationcastle.com » How to promote yourself as an illustrator Here are a few tips of the tradeand faux pasthat helped me get going in my illustration career when promoting my work to potential clients. 1) Research the target market First things firstknow your target audience so that you can tailor each sample package to each company you are approaching. Ensure that all information you have gathered (contact names, addresses, etc) are current and correct before sending out anything.
30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. Either it’s “still OK”, or “might come in handy” or just holds some sentimental value to it. In extreme cases, this might lead to hoarding, but if you’re creative enough, you can solve the problem by repurposing, upcycling and reusing your old things. Besides serving a purpose (again), repurposed items add this lovely touch of creativity and coziness to the space. The $300 House Blog Note: the letter has been slightly edited to make the author's meaning more clear... Christian After building several houses in Africa (Sudan, Ethiopia) and Asia (Srilanka, Nepal).
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7 Ways to Boost Your Creativity Creativity can seem innate, but like many things, it is actually a delicate balance of nature and nurture. In other words, creative thinking can be enhanced by external forces, and isn’t necessarily reliant on “good genes” or natural ability. Luckily, new research points the way to a variety of mental and environmental approaches that can help us improve our creative output: