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05:01 PM - 09 Dec 16
An outstanding replica of @Fortnums #store in the shape of a #gingerbread tin #illustrated by #pencil @LucilleClerctwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
03:00 PM - 09 Dec 16
We’re happy to announce the 50th episode of @ArrestAllMimics next Tuesday featuring French Illustrator @malikafavretwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
01:30 PM - 09 Dec 16
“Perfect penciling and brilliant brushwork…” This is how clients describe the work of our new talent @LucilleClerc.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
12:30 PM - 09 Dec 16
A #watercolour of the #ChapelRoyal at Hampton Court Palace by #JohnWalsom will be accepted by the #Queen for the… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
10:45 AM - 09 Dec 16
We’re happy to announce the 50th episode of @ArrestAllMimics next Tuesday featuring French Illustrator @malikafavretwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
09:30 AM - 09 Dec 16
“Perfect penciling and brilliant brushwork…” This is how clients describe the work of our new talent @LucilleClerctwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
09:15 AM - 09 Dec 16
Pool Floats - A self initiated work by #FionnaFernandes based on designs by #SunnylifeAustralia, @bigmouthinc_,… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
05:01 PM - 08 Dec 16
What the Parenting Manuals Don't Tell You illustrated by #AlyanaCazalet with expressive lines and great humour… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
02:00 PM - 08 Dec 16
Feeling Good: A mixed media style seasonal spread by #HeatherLandis for @O_Magazine #Christmas #editorial #collagetwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
11:00 AM - 08 Dec 16
A fun and colourful #Christmas #poster by @leehodguez for @The_RHScommissioned by @premmdesign #magic #childrentwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
04:00 PM - 07 Dec 16
Oh! New Year's Tree - A delightful rhyming story for the New Year illustrated by @Miss_Bally_Ball #Christmastwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
01:30 PM - 07 Dec 16
Check out @LucilleClerc’s beautiful hand drawn pieces that take you into a new world of texture, shading & detail.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
12:30 PM - 07 Dec 16
@ArrestAllMimics #Podcast: @BenTallon talks to @nick_chubb to discuss multi-platform self-promotion #interviewtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
09:30 AM - 07 Dec 16
Check out @LucilleClerc’s beautiful hand drawn pieces that take you into a new world of texture, shading & detail.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
08:30 AM - 07 Dec 16
#Scrapbook - Spanish illustrator @pintachan shares his love of Richard Scarry, Nouvelle Vague movies, Lego&liquoric… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
06:00 PM - 06 Dec 16
Wrapped! @vickysworld transforms these festive #patterns into Christmas wrapping paper#gifts #holiday #designtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
03:45 PM - 06 Dec 16
01:31 PM - 06 Dec 16
Hurrah! We have reached over 20,000 followers on Twitter! Thank you all for your follows, retweets and support.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
12:30 PM - 06 Dec 16
Hot of the Press! @DeannaFirst draws #portraits at last week's Faena Art Dome opening in Miami #fashion #peopletwitter.com/i/web/status/8…
09:30 AM - 06 Dec 16

Life as a Creative

 

Ben Tallon's eagerly awaited book on the highs and lows of working in the creative industry is just a few days away from its official launch.

We're excited to get our own copy of Champagne and Wax Crayons  -  a guidebook following the ups and downs of a creative career -

"This is the story of Illustrator and art director Ben Tallon’s journey from his childhood hobby of drawing, to a freelance career working with the world’s most glamorous clients in illustration, graphic design, music, film and television. Detailing highs of securing dream client World Wrestling Entertainment and lows of unconventional methods  f paying the tax bill, this humorous, brutally honest documentation of navigating  the art world alone and breaking into new markets introduces the real side of the creative industry and what you need to do to make your way to the top.
The creative industry is built on opinion, ideas and ever-changing trends.  Individuality is everything and how each person responds to adversity, triumph and  disaster especially in the freelance world is impossible to teach or understand.  This original and engaging book contains savvy advice from someone who  has survived the unpredictable and often surreal world of the creative industry."

With many great reviews so far, including editorial and TV art directors and lecturers of Illustration, Ben's book will be an aid to young emerging talent, aswell as a reminder to the established.

Read Ben's interview with Digital Arts about freelancing here. 

You can get the book here.

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