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Ask An Illustrator: An Artist Navigates the Publishing Business”

FREE Webinar!

Presented by Pam Levy.

Originally aired in March, 2017.

Learn strategies to navigate the publishing industry from professional illustrator, Pam Levy. Pam outlines how to choose and approach publishers in several markets and how to understand what to do once you have a contract in hand.

Our Ask a Pro webinar series are developed for students and individuals new to the industry, and are free for viewing.

This is a  free webinar  for everyone. 

Members can attend all live webinars, or access our entire webinar and teleclass archive for free. Consider joining today!

More About This Webinar

Now that you’re on your way to making a great portfolio, find out the next steps to your illustration career. Children’s book and magazine illustrator Pam Levy takes us on a tour of finding work as an illustrator. She will outline how to choose and approach publishers in the trade book, educational, and magazine markets, talk about what to do business-wise once you have a contract in hand, and discuss agents and lawyers. She will also help us understand the traditional ways jobs come from art directors, publishers and packagers, and how to make a submission package for a self-generated book project.

About our Presenter:

Pamela Levy illustrated Otto’s Rainy Day*, which was chosen as a ‘Kids’ Pick of the Lists’; The Easter Egg Escapade, which has been adapted into a feature length animation; and has received two Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Magazine Merit Awards. Some of her published credits include Here Comes Peter Cottontail,” the four-book series The Adventures of Hector Fuller, and Casebook of a Private Cat’s Eye. She is graduate of Vanderbilt University (Mathematics and Art History) and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Pam comes to us courtesy of the Graphic Artists Guild, a national organization promoting the rights of art professionals and providing business support and advice.

Pictured is Pam Levy’s illustration, the first page from a story called “Sarah’s Garden”, published by Houghton Mifflin text for their Summer Success Reading Magazine.

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