A Designer’s, Art Director’s and Illustrator’s Cost-Guide to Pricing Illustrations
One of the delicate business challenges for professional designers, creative directors and illustrators alike is how to fairly estimate the cost of illustration. Yet, equally important to setting a price is evaluating peripheral issues associated with a project. Illustration costs can vary dramatically from market to market, and even from one client to another within the same market. Likewise, a wide variety of art styles, techniques, and individual working methods make quoting flat and/or hourly rates difficult for illustrators.