How can you be productive during downtime?
Illoguild question #14
Are you on vacation? Are you far away from art supplies? Are you taking a break from your regular schedule?
But you still want to be productive?
The illoguild has put together some ideas on how to do this, from reaching out to people in the industry, simple sketching ideas for vacations and ways to refuel your creativity tank…
We are thrilled to announce two new books illustrated by Jennifer Jamieson:
And lastly, we are excited to showcase the talented illustrator Chantelle Holt in our spotlight section.
So here are some vacation productivity ideas:
Katie talks about how to advance your illustration career without making art:
Carla highlights 20 ways to be productive in your downtime:
Damjana explores how she continues her sketching practice while on vacation.
Tammy talks about how holiday activities can spark your imagination
And for those of you already returning to work…
Check out the illoguild’s substack about getting back into the swing of things published at the beginning of the year.
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Well Done to Jennifer Jamieson who has two new middle grade books out this month! 🎉🎊
Details are below:
Illoguild Illustrator Spotlight
Chantelle Holt is a children's book illustrator and designer. She works from her home studio and creates illustrations and short animations for clients around the world.
She has created work for Harrods, CBBC, Warner Brothers, Hyundai and the Royal Ballet School and hip hop singer Jay Sean.
Her work is humorous, melodramatic and with a bold line. She loves working in traditional mediums and can offer digital edits as well.
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