A friend passed this top 50 article along to me, it’s chock a block full of links to interesting websites featuring everything illustration from new and inspiring styles to marketing tips. Enjoy!
We might be reading Hera too many books (just two or three a day) as she has started narrating what she is doing! The last couple weeks, Hera has been ending most things she says with “said Mommy.” She says things like: “Have a glass of water, said Horton the Elephant?” or “I go to the library, said Mommy?” Hmmm, might have to crack the playdough out more often.
A fine-art student at London’s Croydon College recently approach me and ask some questions about working as an illustrator, I wanted to share them below in case they help anyone else out… (Read on …)
I was pleased to discover that the first four stories of Little Land Adventures, which I illustrated a few years ago, has now been divided into four separate books. Little Bird, Little Pig, Little Iguana, and Little Raccoon are now available on Amazon.com for $9.99 each. (Have a sneak peak at the illustrations inside.)
Came across this article on Successfully Marketing with Greeting Cards, it’s a good read and has some good tips for using greeting cards as a more personal way of reaching out to clients. As an illustrator, greeting cards are a fantastic format to display your work, get it out there and on the desk of art directors… and are far more personal than sending an e-card.
For tricks of the trade on designing and illustrating greeting cards, check out my Greeting Card Tips page.