Friday, June 10, 2011

Hello, this message is for all younger Illustrators or those just entering our wonderful profession,

Thanks to all of you who have signed up for this year's Nuts & Bolts Conference. Due to seating limitations we only have 15 spots left. So don't delay, Sign up now. If you’re a college senior or a recent graduate this is the conference for you. When surveyed 100% of last year's attendees said they would recommend this conference.
This intense two day conference will explore the business side of illustration with heavy emphasis on self-promotion and marketing and the basics of setting up your business.
We’ll talk about how to build a better site. How to get your foot in the door. How to negotiate fees. Understanding contracts. Working with art directors. Deciding between having a rep or not. We’ll look at the past and the future of illustration. We’ll share the three things every successful illustrator knows and talk about the do’s and don’ts of being a young illustrator.
We’ll encourage you to interact with our speakers and ask questions before, during the lectures and after the confer- ence at two evening cocktail receptions.
We’ll offer studio tours, a complimentary online portfolio review and printed materials that you’ll take with you.
And we'll offer special morning workshops and museum tours. The Nuts & Bolts Conference is the perfect way to kick-start your career. Everyone starts where you are today, by attending this conference you’ll have a better understanding of what it takes to be successful. Sign up here.