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Are you frustrated looking for an illustrator? Whether you're a seasoned DIYer or ready to hire a professional, there are key aspects you need to consider to avoid common pitfalls and ensure a successful collaboration. Here's a concise guide to help you navigate the process.


This toolkit is your go-to resource to streamline the illustrator hiring process. It includes:

  • Templates with Explanation and Walk-Through Videos: Get a head start with customizable templates and accompanying videos that guide you through the process.

  • 18 Key Terms: Familiarize yourself with the language of illustration to communicate effectively with potential artists.

  • How/Why You Need a Test Illustration: Understand the importance of a test illustration and learn how to approach this crucial step in the hiring process.

  • Sample "Job Description" to Attract the Right Illustrator: Craft a compelling job description that resonates with the illustrator who perfectly fits your project.

  • List of Recommended Websites to Hire Illustrators: Discover trusted platforms where you can find skilled illustrators for your specific needs.

  • Sample "Work for Hire" Contract: Establish a clear understanding with your chosen illustrator using a comprehensive work-for-hire contract.

  • Illustration Checklist: Stay organized with a handy checklist to ensure all your illustration needs are met.

  • How/Why It's Important to Use a Color Wheel: Delve into the significance of using a color wheel in the illustration process and how it enhances the visual appeal of your project.


Don't let the search for an illustrator be daunting. Empower yourself with the Illustrator Hiring Toolkit and embark on a creative journey with confidence. 🎨✨ #IllustratorToolkit #HireWithConfidence

The Author's Intro to Effectively Communicating with Illustrators

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