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Louis Durrant
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Bristol, United Kingdom

Thoughtful illustrator, delivering work with a distinct sense of place of character. I've worked with over 100 clients, producing stylized work for children's stories, board games and business start-ups. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

Louis Durrant
Twine
Bristol, United Kingdom

Thoughtful illustrator, delivering work with a distinct sense of place of character. I've worked with over 100 clients, producing stylized work for children's stories, board games and business start-ups. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

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Illustrators for hire in Bristol, GB

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Thoughtful illustrator, delivering work with a distinct sense of place of character. I've worked with over 100 clients, producing stylized work for children's stories, board games and business start-ups. _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

I'm a Motion Designer from Bristol, UK. A creative problem solver with a background in Illustration and animation. Working freelance since graduation with direct clients, obtaining great client relation skills and a proficiency in seeing projects through from concept to finish. Since graduating from the Arts University Bournemouth in Animation Production, I have been assigned an eclectic mix of freelancing tasks for a range of clients. Managing these client projects from concept to completion, I have provided a high level of output across the realms of both Illustration and Animation. I have been fortunate to work with a highly esteemed clientele such as Nike, who have been invaluable for self development and my creative problem solving skills. ------------------------- **WORK EXPERIENCE** **Motion Designer** Said the Girl _Sep - Oct 2019_ **Illustrator** Various clients such as; Limelight Sports (Nike), Unpolished Theater, Trouve Clothing _Jan 2017 - Apr 2018_ **Graphic Designer** The Pelham Pub _Jan - Jul 2016_ **3D Character Animator** _Oct - Nov 2015_ -------------------- **EDUCATION** The Arts University Bournemouth Animation Production BA(hons) 2012 - 2015

Hi, I'm a British visual designer. My experience covers desktop publishing, brand development and digital design. With a background in marketing, ​I design with the end user in mind, whether that's a magazine reader, a potential customer or someone you've just invited to your wedding. I'm based in Bristol and love photography and contemporary art. Recently I've found myself reading more and more about UX. I find it fascinating how empathy with the end user can lead to better design and ultimately, improve their experience both on and offline.

I'm a freelancer who specialises in 2D Animation from Bristol, UK. I am co-founder of a small animation company After Dark Animation After Dark is a small animation collective based in Bristol, UK. We are made up of 2D animators specialising in digital drawn animation with an illustrative and fine art approach. After Dark was formed in 2016 by graduates of the West of England, with the aim to make animation with a purpose. We are seeking out companies, organisations and people striving to make a positive impact with their products and media at any scale from mental health to green energy. We can help you to make a difference.

I consider myself a creative thinker, perfectionist, resourceful and motivated. I like to explore a variety of new methods and techniques, I feel technical drawing and design are some of my greatest assets. In my spare time, I am always found drawing and designing different concepts so my creative mind set never switches off. I am very efficient with Adobe Photoshop, illustrator, in-design and also familiar with the rest of the Adobe suite. I am also versatile as I am able to work and contribute in a team environment but I am also able to work individually on solo projects. • Adobe Suite • Branding & Advertising • Logo Development & Design • Graphic Design • Technical Drawing • Time Organisation • Creative Thinking • Animation Design & Video • UI/UX Design • Visuals & Marketing • Mock Up’s & Packaging • Communication & Deadlines

A conceptual Artist, illustrator & designer, bit of a swiss army knife if you will. Located in Bristol, South West, United Kingdom. #Illustration, #Drawing, #FineArts, #Design, #Animation, #Digital, #3D, #Games

Greetings! My name is Whitney (or Whit for short), i'm a Graphic Designer from Bristol. I graduate from University in 2018, my degree was in Graphic Communication with Typography, with a specialism in Branding and Identity. Shortly after graduating university, I was given a role as an artworker for an in-house design team. My tasks involved; web banners, social media banners, agenda designs and supporting the designers with any changes they needed me to do. In my free time I also designed illustration portraits and logo designs.

13y experienced MAS #Architect also devoted to Visual Arts. I’m use to produce a range of different works from #illustration, live #visuals shows, #installations design and architectural #design related to #arts and other fields. I’m always looking for new projects or jobs to deploy all my skills within and beyond these areas. I produce visuals contents from my own imagery creations and crucially in and for #collaborative projects! _Website not available. Sign in: https://www.twine.net/signin_

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How To Hire an Illustrator in Bristol, 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 Bristol, 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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