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Alice Serpau
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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Conceptual and Integrated Creative, 50% of the time elaborating creative concepts and the other 50% executing them across all various possible medium. Naturally curious, passionate and enthusiastic, constantly looking for the next challenge and for having a chance to imagine, create, innovate. I like to tell visual stories able to entertain and emotionally connect people, and I am always looking for mastering new, engaging ways to do it. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

Alice Serpau
Twine
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Conceptual and Integrated Creative, 50% of the time elaborating creative concepts and the other 50% executing them across all various possible medium. Naturally curious, passionate and enthusiastic, constantly looking for the next challenge and for having a chance to imagine, create, innovate. I like to tell visual stories able to entertain and emotionally connect people, and I am always looking for mastering new, engaging ways to do it. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

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Illustrators for hire in Birmingham, GB

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Conceptual and Integrated Creative, 50% of the time elaborating creative concepts and the other 50% executing them across all various possible medium. Naturally curious, passionate and enthusiastic, constantly looking for the next challenge and for having a chance to imagine, create, innovate. I like to tell visual stories able to entertain and emotionally connect people, and I am always looking for mastering new, engaging ways to do it. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

I'm a Narrative Illustrator based in Birmingham, UK. I am passionate about illustrating and writing narratives, particularly those in the Fantasy genre that involve fantastical worlds, creatures and people. I am primarily an inker and I can alternate between traditional and digital colouring media to suit the overall outcome of a piece. I am inspired by RPG worlds and compelling character developments which in turn allows me to conjure up vivid stories for the world around me and the tone of voice of the narrative it influences the style of my illustrations.

I am a experienced freelance illustrator who is dedicated to all projects. Able to do revisions, and communicate with clients till their needs are met. I have knowledge and experience using the majority of adobe programs. I have been commissioned for work by Studio 102, Plymouth University and Plymouth Arts Centre. My current day rate is £100.00 per day this is negotiable Projects - Hot17’ Plymouth university’s finale degree show I was the main curator leading teams of 50+ people. As well as contributing my own work My work was used in promotional materials for the entire show (posters, leaflets, websites and shown on Plymouth’s big screen and home screen) - Numerous individuals who wants commissioned pieces - Commissioned for Fotonow’s Homephoto Project. Worked was used in promotional material (posters leaflets and shown on Plymouth’s big screen and home screen) - Commissioned for Studio 102’s shows Manup! & Blank Degrees and Accolades Ba Hons in Media Arts PGCE in Teaching (Further Education) Winner of The Moment Award for digital innovation

Hello, my name is Felicity I am a graphic designer currently based in Birmingham, with a love for travel and treasure hunting in vintage shops. I love photography, typography and creating work that makes people happy. With skills in many things from video editing to illustrations. All enquiries please contact me at: _Email not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_ Peace and love

Ben Nickless is a UK based illustrator, currently living and working in Birmingham. Creating colourful, playful and quite naive character based illustrations, although doesn't much act like it. Selected Clients : 3Rd Rail / Sony ATV (2017) Education : BA Illustration - Liverpool John Moores University (2017) Enjoy the rest of your day. 👋 👋 👋 👋 👋 👋 👋 👋 👋

My name is Oliver Hassell and I am an illustration graduate from Birmingham, UK. My illustrations are primarily fine liner drawings, but also incorporate paint, collage, and a range of digital effects. I use bold colour palettes to go alongside dark and crude imagery. Subject matters I usually touch on for my personal work include the effects of social media and technology, and the human condition. I also create psychedelic-inspired GIF animations and acrylic paintings.

Hey, we are Simple Yet Creative, a Branding, Illustration & Graphic Design company that specialise in producing marketing materials such as - Logos, Business Cards, Leaflets, Posters, Banners and more. We are flexible and open to client requests, with the intent of meeting your requirements, as well as exceeding your expectations. Contact Us: _Email not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

I'm an aspiring graphic designer, with a love for great visuals and a brain full of amazing ideas, hoping to fill the world with more cool pieces of advertising and graphics to better people's day. I'm eager to get out into the creative industry and soak up information to better my skills, and put more great visuals out into the world through these big companies. I'm always thinking of ways to bring great visuals to a brand. _Email not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

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How To Hire an Illustrator in Birmingham, GB

To kick things off, choose what type of illustrator you need for your project.

Custom illustrators can be hired directly from the following pages:

  • Children’s book illustrators for hire
  • Comic illustrators for hire
  • Logo artists for hire
  • Designers for hire

Next, it’s time to start the hiring process:

Finding An Illustrator For Hire

Looking for illustrators might seem like a time-consuming affair.

Twine simplifies the process of looking for an illustrator by implementing a vetting process, matching clients to creatives through over 10 different criteria.

Here’s a quick overview of how to hire an illustrator using the platform:

  1. Post up a job, detailing the nature of your project
  2. Wait for illustrators to pitch on your brief
  3. Review your pitches and choose a candidate
  4. Negotiate your terms
  5. Sorted!
Tips For Writing Your Job Brief

Here’s an interesting statistic:

60% of pitches for jobs online have been abandoned due to the application’s length or complexity

Although Twine manually vets all pitches that a client receives, it’s really important to make sure your brief is clear and concise to maximize the volume of high-quality pitches you receive.

By posting a clear and concise brief for your illustration, freelance illustrators will be able to quickly gain an understanding of your project and determine if they’re a good match.

To maximize your chances of receiving high-quality pitches, make sure to include the following information within your job brief:

  • Who you are
  • What you require (and why)
  • The size & scope of your project
  • References of work you like
  • Target audience
  • Budget
  • Deadline

If you’d like a more in-depth look at how to structure your project brief, check out our illustration project brief example.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire An Illustrator in Birmingham, GB?

The cost of hiring an illustrator will vary significantly from project to project.

For example, if you wanted to hire an illustrator for a children’s book, it would cost you a lot more than hiring a logo designer for a basic business logo.

Using the data from our network of freelance illustrators, here are the ranges you can expect for a day’s work (7-8 hours):

Illustrator LevelJuniorMid-LevelExpert
Day Rate$150-250$250-500$500-1000

Here are the price ranges in GBP:

Illustrator LevelJuniorMid-LevelExpert
Day Rate£100-200£200-400£400-800
How much does it cost to get a book illustrated?

Using the data from our platform, book illustration can vary from $80 to $2,000. The average price of a book illustration on Twine is $546.67

How much do illustrators cost per image?

Cheap illustrations can cost as little as $20, whereas more expensive pieces can cost as much as $450. Using the data from our platform, the average cost per image on Twine is $68.93.

In general, the more images you require, the cheaper the cost per image will be.

If you’d like a more thorough overview of illustrator rates, head over to our freelance illustration marketplace to view current listings, alongside our network of custom illustrators for hire.

Frequently Asked Questions
Why hire an illustrator?

Here’s the thing:

As tempting as it might be to use stock art…

Your customers will spot it in an instant.

And do you know what they’ll think?

They’ll think you’ve taken shortcuts with your product.

You need an illustrator to produce original work if you want to showcase the time, effort and energy you’ve put into your work.

If that doesn’t convince you, here are three further advantages of commissioning original illustration work:

Retain creative autonomy

Working with stock art can force you to compromise on your product in order to make the artwork fit. Hiring a freelancer lets you tailor the art to your product.

Stand out from your competitors

90% of information processed by the brain is visual. An original, eye-catching illustration is an excellent way of setting yourself apart from the competition.

Keep your costs down

Top-quality stock art is expensive, with many providers locking you into an extensive subscription plan. An original illustration will not only be far-superior in quality, but often more cost-effective than stock art.

What are the advantages of hiring a freelance illustrator over an agency?

Great question!

Here are the top three advantages of hiring a freelance illustrator over an agency:

Price point

With office space, employee benefits and set working hours, agencies have high overheads factored into their costs. Hiring a freelancer cuts out the middleman and provides you with a top-quality result at an effective price point.

Experience

Top-notch illustrators will often start their careers at an agency before moving on to freelance work. This makes freelancers some of the most experienced & knowledgeable professionals in the game.

Specialism

Most agencies target a broad market. Instead, many freelancers will specialize in a particular niche of illustration, such as children’s books or album artwork. This allows you to choose a professional who lives and breathes your particular project.

What are you waiting for?

Twine is one of the best freelance sites for illustrators. Post a job now and hire an artist online in a matter of hours. You can also take a look at freelance illustrator’s portfolios on the platform to see what our creatives have to offer.

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