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I am in need of an Illustrator for multiple books. Each book will need approximately 10 - 15 illustrations, or maybe more. I am publishing the books in Black and White and so color will be unnecessary, although I will not reject color illustrations. I may be using the illustrations in future printings or works and will only purchase illustrations that include all rights.
Each book will also need one full color cover including the title of the book.
If you are interested in this project I would like to see a couple of illustrations. I do not want to see signs, logos or any other types of work because I am looking for an illustrator. If you do send me irrelevant work I will not consider you for this or anything in the future.
This will be the process.
First, send me a couple illustrations, along with what you expect to make per book in a private message. For instance, tell me the total price that you need for a book with 10 illustrations, and also what you would need for a book with 15 illustrations. Or you can tell me a flat rate per illustration. Include the price of your illustrations in your private message to me. Also, please give me an estimate on the time it will take for you to complete all of the illustrations for the entire book.
Second, I will give you a book title and explain what types of illustrations that I would expect. I will give you a general idea of what I am looking for, but I will not tell you everything. I expect you to use your artistic creativity, and I want to give you some flexibility.
Third, send me the trial illustration.
Fourth, I will either approve or reject the illustration. If I approve the illustration then I will inform you that I have approved it, and ask you to finish the rest of the illustrations for the book.
Fifth, I will need to approve or reject the rest of the illustrations. If I reject them I will give you feedback on what I need. If they are similar in quality and content to the original illustration there should be no problem. If you have any questions during the illustration process feel free to email me.
If I am satisfied with you, and you are satisfied with me, I have numerous additional books that I need illustrated. I have enough work to last an illustrator a year or more. As long as we are both happy with the relationship I will allow you to continue to illustrate for me.
I am flexible with making payments. I can pay you in full after the completion of the work. If you cannot wait until you complete the entire project I will pay 1/2 of the agreed upon price for each illustration after I approve it, and the other 1/2 after the completion of all the illustrations for the entire book. Due to the fact that I need ALL of the illustrations for a book in order to market it, I will be unable to pay more than 1/2 of the agreed upon amount until the book is completed in full. If this is unsatisfactory to you, please do not bother bidding on this job.
I am looking for three things in the illustrations. Quality, Price, and Speed.
If you do not want to follow the process that I have outlined, don't bother contacting me because I will not consider you.