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Creating a Targeted Illustration Sample


Muddy Colors

-GUEST POST BY WYLIE BECKERT This piece was motivated by a recent Q&A question that I felt needed to be illustrated with a real-world example: Getting client work can be broken down into doing two things: 1) Making not only GOOD work but also the RIGHT work, and 2) Putting it in front of people who can pay you for it. Honestly, the second step shouldn't worry you too much. It's as easy as sending…

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Art Book Gift Ideas


Arnie Fenner

December 10, 2018 - In the marketplace art books have traditionally been categorized as "gift items"—which is why you tend to see a flurry of new titles in the stores beginning in October as retailers stock up with inventory for holiday shopping. So with that in mind I thought I'd suggest a few books (and a calendar) to consider, either as a present for someone on your list or for yourself. It's been a dry spell for collections by Grand Master Michael Whelan; the last two were the big The Art of Michael Whelan from Bantam way back in 1993 and the poster book Cathy and I put together for Mark Ziesing, Something In My Eye, in 1996. Why it's been so long since the last book, I don't know: it's not like Michael hasn't been busy painting over…

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