Graphic Artists Guild Handbook, 16th Edition

Edition: 16th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2021-05-18
Publisher(s): RANDOM
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The industry bible for communication design and illustration professionals, with updated information, listings, and pricing guidelines.

Graphic Artists Guild Handbook is the industry bible for communication design and illustration professionals. A comprehensive reference guide, the Handbook helps graphic artists navigate the world of pricing, collecting payment, and protecting their creative work, with essential advice for growing a freelance business to create a sustainable and rewarding livelihood. This sixteenth edition provides excellent, up-to-date guidance, incorporating new information, listings, and pricing guidelines. It offers graphic artists practical tips on how to negotiate the best deals, price their services accurately, and create contracts that protect their rights. Sample contracts and other documents are included.

Author Biography

The Graphic Artists Guild is a membership organization of creative professionals working in the graphic arts fields.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Essential Business Practices
Chapter 2: Professional Relationships
Chapter 3: Professional Issues
Chapter 4: Maximizing Income
Chapter 5: Graphic Design
Chapter 6: Web/Interactive Design
Chapter 7: Illustration
Chapter 8: Cartooning & Comics
Chapter 9: Animation & Motion
Chapter 10: Surface Pattern Design
Chapter 11: Legal Rights & Issues
Chapter 12: Standard Contracts & Business Tools
Successfully Applying Practices
Resources & References

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