2012 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market

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A Pep Talk for Success

*Original excerpt from 2001 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market. Here’s some advice from Theresa Smythe, an illustrator who followed her dreams – and it paid off! Believe in yourself. Sounds pretty simple, but it isn’t always. Before you get a few assignments under your belt, it can get pretty lonely and...

The Creative Frontier of Kids’ Cartoons

*Excerpt by Brooke Comer from 1999 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market. When Kat Fair, head of recruitment at Nickelodeon Animation Studio, reviews the 60 or so portfolios she receives each week, she looks for unusual work, a variety of styles and original ideas. “We don’t have a house style here at...

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Networking at Animation Festivals

*Excerpt from 2000 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market by Brooke Comer. Aspiring artists can maximize their chances of getting work, according to Kat Fair, head of recruitment for Nickelodeon Animation Studio, by taking advantage of recruiting opportunities at animation festivals. Fair, who makes the rounds of art schools to recruit new...

Illustrator Thom Glick’s Success Story

The Art of Business, Success Stories: Small Steps Lead to Giant Leaps for Freelancers by Donya Dickerson Check out this interview to discover how illustrator Thom Glick entered into the world of business and launched a career with the use of his artistic talents. Thom Glick Artist Thom Glick’s first success...

FREE article about generating referrals on ArtistsNetwork.com!

I just posted the complete article “Something to Talk About” by business development coach Peleg Top on ArtistsNetwork.com. This article is included in the 2012 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market, 2012 Photographer’s Market and on Artist’s Market Online and offers 4 strategies for generating referrals for your creative business. It’s free...

FREE 2012 AGDM article about portable portfolios on ArtistsNetwork.com!

I just posted the complete article “Pocket-Sized Promotion” by IAPS president and The Pastel Journal co-founder Maggie Price on ArtistsNetwork.com. This article is included in the 2012 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market and on Artist’s Market Online and offers instruction for creating three different types of portable portfolios. It’s free and...