Who doesn’t want to make money with their passion? There are few people out there that enjoy work they have no passion for. We artists are quite privileged when it comes to that. We have a passion, and that passion can bring in some good money. But how do you make your first money? What do you need to do to get there, and when you do get there, what should your rates be? And how do you make sure both you and your client are happy at the end of the line?
After nearly 1,5 years of writing articles, it’s time to backtrack a bit and make you some archives! This time it’s about creature design as that’s the one that’s covered the most. So here you go, sit down, relax, and flip through this overview without having to worry that you missed something!
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The last update stems from 21-03-2022.
A contract is key for good cooperation between you and your client. Never make art for anyone without a contract. But what should be in this contract? Well, here are some ins and outs and a default contract for you to use. Make sure though that you always do your research! Different countries may have their own rules and different situations may require additional clauses! These are just guidelines.
Nothing sucks more than to do someone else’s bidding and not get paid for it. And sadly: This happens a lot, and nothing is more demoralizing than expecting a payment and not receiving any. There is no 100% foolproof system against this practice, but there are some ways you can protect yourself from these fraudulent customers. So here we go!
The storyline of Flax is an important part of creating a good concept for a story. Although little was known about her or the story beforehand, the concepts helped to develop said story and took it into directions nobody thought of before.