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Do's and don'ts of illustration

Have found loads of useful information on CC Skills!

4 pieces of advice for a career in illustration – Mark Boardman

  1. Get a great, cohesive portfolio and send it to everyone.
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Summer plans

Have been asked for more work for Age UK after completing a live project for them

“I would be very interested in having you design some other materials for our Safeguarding Adults Prevention.

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Interview reflection

During my interview I showed my online portfolio www.lauramchugh.co.uk and a PDF (portfolio). I decided to do both as I think with the website it’s important to have an online presence, something that is there all the time for people to come across and look at. 339 more words

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Laws and fees

As someone who would love to eventually work as a freelancer, I need to begin researching and knowing my stuff on copyright laws, fees, rights and so on. 70 more words

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Interviews with illustrators

I’ve been reading a lot of illustrator interviews on networks and websites such as  http://www.theartfuls.com/interviews and I’ve found it a really helpful way to get tips and ideas on how to be successfull – where they answer questions ranging from ‘what is your design process’ to how to overcome ‘designers block.’ It’s really good to have access to advice from people with first-hand experience in the industry. 93 more words

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Emailing illustrators for advice

I’ve emailed a few of my favourite illustrators for advice on how to break into the industry etc. including David Foldvari who I studied for COP2 and feminist illustrator Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher. 130 more words

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Defining my practice

At the end of last year I decided I wanted to specialise in graphic design. Having almost completed second year I could not be happier with this decision and would suggest that, for the moment, these are my ‘sellable skills’. 17 more words

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