Picture Book Art #3: Decisions
What you MUST know before contacting an illustrator.
This is day three of Picture Book Art, a series that discusses hiring and working with an illustrator for a picture book project. The series is available to paid subscribers. If you’re interested in learning more, this is a free article with great info.
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Today, we’ll talk about the things you must know before you contact an illustrator. These include budget, contracts, and specs. What exactly will you ask the illustrator to do, and how will you compensate them?