The Illustrators Guide to Business

Wed 12 Oct 2011 by Angela_McKay

This intensive course has been put together to help any illustrator acquire the knowledge and critical skills crucial to building a successful career. Structured to be both comprehensive and manageable, each session is tailored to provide an essential step-by-step guide to successful self-employment. It is also an exciting opportunity to meet with peers and get indispensable practical advice and support from industry experts. So stay ahead of the competition, increase your confidence and develop your strategy for the future.

Places limited, advance booking essential
Ticket Per Class: AOI members: £35, Non-members: £40
To Book The Course (all 11 classes) 10% discounts available:
AOI Members £347 (£385 less 10%), Non Members £396 (£440 less 10%)
If your college is an AOI member please contact the AOI office to book as you are eligible for member discount
All delegates will receive an email to confirm their booking.
Download a map here
For telephone bookings and more information please contact Helen Thomas on 02073247224.

AOI member buy full course HERE
Non AOI member buy full course HERE

A specialist within the respective field will present each session:
How to turn a “good portfolio” into a “client-stopping portfolio”
The art of self-promotion
Know your rights
Pricing work
Managing your finances
Understanding the market and your client
How to merchandise work and maximise your income
An illustrators guide to accepting a commission
Illustrator’s agents: the lowdown
Illustration for interactive spaces
The future of Illustration

Speakers include:
Derek Brazell, AOI Project Manager and Illustrator
Gina Cross, Art buyer, Artist Representative and Curator
Helz Cuppleditch, AOI Board Member and Illustrator
Nigel Ginger & Sherman McLeod, Business Education & Support Team, HM Revenue and Customs
Rod Hunt, AOI Chairman and Illustrator
Alex Jenkins, Digital Director
Roderick Mills, AOI Board Member and Illustrator
Paul Ryding, AOI Membership Manager and Illustrator
Anna Steinberg, Lecturer and Illustrator
Fig Taylor, AOI portfolio consultant, lecturer and author
Holly Wales, Illustrator and educator

Book one session get the second session half price.  Please call the AOI office on 0207 324 7224 to take advantage of this special offer.