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How to Find Work as a Freelance Illustrator

I would never claim to be an expert on how to find work as a freelance illustrator.  However, I’ve been working as a freelance illustrator for few years now with some success so I can offer a few insights into what, and just as importantly...

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Starting out as a Freelance Illustrator – Part 1

Recently I’ve been asked a few times about how I started working as a freelance illustrator. So I decided to write this post to help anyone asking the same questions.  Below is by no means an exhaustive list. It’s based on what I experienced...

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Tea Cup Print and British Isles Jigsaw Puzzle.

I designed this illustrated tea cup print as a gift for my cuppa loving husband. We needed a funky print for our newly decorated kitchen so while the kettle was boiling I sketched this out on a piece of graph paper. After a bit...

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Balmoral Audio Tour Map

The big news is that I’ve now completed my wonderful commission for a new visitor map for the Balmoral Estate. Back in mid-November, on my birthday, I was contacted about designing a new illustrated Balmoral Audio Tour map – what a fantastic birthday surprise. A...

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