Business And Legal Forms For Illustrators

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621535061
Size: 45.89 MB
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The fourth edition of this popular guide contains twenty-nine of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today’s illustrators. Updated throughout, new forms include a promissory note, releases, and an agreement to arbitrate. Each form is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal. Included are: Estimate • Confirmation of Assignment • Invoice • Illustrator-Agent Contract • Book Publishing Contract • Collaboration Contract • Contract for the Sale of an Artwork • Contract for Receipt and Holding of Artwork • Illustrator-Gallery Contract with Record of Consignment and Statement of Account • Licensing Contract to Merchandise Images • Release Form for Models • Property Release • Permission Form • Nondisclosure Agreement for Submitting Ideas • Copyright Transfer Form • Application for Copyright Registration of Artwork • License of Rights and Electronic Rights • Contract with an Independent Contractor • Trademark Application • Commercial Lease • Sublease • Lease Assignment The collection provides a password and link to a supplemental website, which contains all the discussed forms for both the PC and Mac platforms. Thorough discussions of legal issues relevant to the industry make this a must-read for any illustrator—established or starting out. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Business And Legal Forms For Graphic Designers

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781581152746
Size: 43.91 MB
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New Third Edition! Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers provides 40 essential forms and checklists—all ready to copy and put to immediate use in any graphic design studio! Each form includes step-by-step instructions and can be used as is, or easily tailored to meet a specific business situation. This latest edition features brand-new forms for employment and lease agreements, as well as revised examples of letter of interest, estimate for client, preliminary budget and schedule report, purchase order, status report, contracts with illustrator/photographer/printer, nondisclosure agreements, copyright application, and much more. Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers also includes standard contractual advice, surefire business systems, and hundreds of no-nonsense tips for managing the office, getting clients, and negotiating the best deals. Plus, an accompanying CD-ROM offers electronic copies of all these forms in both Mac and PC formats. • Provides 40 ready-to-use forms and checklists for virtually any situation • Features a CD-ROM with electronic versions of the forms in both Mac and PC formats

Business And Legal Forms For Crafts

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 1581154135
Size: 74.74 MB
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Now the only business—forms book tailored specifically to the needs of craftmakers has been revised, bringing its 30 indispensable, ready—to—use forms and negotiation checklists completely up to date. And this new edition includes an ultra—convenient CD—ROM, so the forms can be copied electronically, modified, customized, and saved, ready for the crafter's next project. The crafts market is over $14 billion annually, and Business and Legal Forms for Crafts is the one book every crafter—businessperson must have. • Replaces ISBN: 1-88059-87-0

Business And Legal Forms For Graphic Designers

Author: Eva Doman Bruck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621532828
Size: 12.16 MB
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This classic industry tool, now in its fourth edition, brings together more than fifty essential and ready-to-use forms for graphic designers. All forms are accompanied by thorough explanations and are made available on CD-ROM so that they can be easily customized. Business and Legal Forms for Graphic Designers also provides step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists so you can deal correctly with clients and manage your office efficiently. Included are: Project plan and budget Proposal form Credit reference form Job index Job sheet Time sheet Studio production schedule Estimate request form Artwork log and digital file management Project confirmation agreement Website design agreement Contract with illustrator or photographer Employment agreement Applications for copyright registration of designs Trademark application Commercial lease And many more New to this edition are forms for arbitration, general and mutual releases, employee warning and dismissal letters, and promissory notes. Don’t get stuck paying expensive lawyers’ fees or accepting less than what your designs are worth. Whether you are an established designer or just starting out, this guide will help you to save money, protect yourself, and negotiate for maximum profit.

Inside The Business Of Illustration

Author: Steven Heller
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1581153864
Size: 28.24 MB
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This guide to the ins and outs of today's dynamic illustration business tells budding illustrators everything that their teacher didn't know or their art director didn't tell them. Using an entertaining, running narrative format to look at key concerns every illustrator must face today, this book covers finding one's unique style and establishing a balance between art and commerce; tackling issues of authorship and promotion; and more. In-depth perspectives are offered by illustrators, art directors, and art buyers from various industries and professional levels on such issues as quality, price negotiation, and illustrator-client relationships. • Includes an afterword by Milton Glaser, well-known designer/illustrator • From the authors of The Education of an Illustrator (1-58115-075-x) Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Business And Legal Forms For Interior Designers Second Edition

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621532836
Size: 76.15 MB
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This essential trade reference offers more than fifty crucial forms and tells you everything you need to know to use them effectively, all for $5 less than the first edition. Made available in hard copy and on CD-ROM, each form can be customized and is accompanied by detailed instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and a negotiation checklist to help you achieve the best results. Included is an in-depth section on contractual issues relevant to the industry. Among the essential forms included are: Project plan and budget Proposal form Comprehensive production schedule Transmittal form Traffic log Collection letters Receipts log Marketing checklist Billing forms Work change order Designer–client agreement for commercial and residential projects Contract summary sheet Contract with fabricator Nondisclosure agreement for submitting ideas Employment agreement Trademark application And many more New to this edition are forms for leases, subleases, arbitration, general and mutual releases, employee warning and dismissal letters, and promissory notes. Don’t miss out. Use Business and Legal Forms for Interior Designers to spare yourself expensive lawyers’ fees and get fair compensation for your work.

Starting Your Career As An Illustrator

Author: Michael Fleishman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621535150
Size: 38.19 MB
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From the first steps of starting out up through succeeding as a professional, Fleishman's newest guide navigates how illustration ties concept and technique. From advice on education and finding the right state of mind, through opening shop and finding the right venue, Starting Your Career as an Illustrator is a bit of a technical how-to, something of a business book, certainly an inspirational work, definitely a professional overview, even a personal lifestyle guide. It accurately documents the eclectic adventures of illustrators now, as well as relating historical perspectives, motivations, and inspirations to balance that picture and present readers with a true global field experience—all in an accessible, reader-friendly style. Topics include how to: Create a portfolio Make initial contacts Develop a financial plan Set up an office Acquire supplies and equipment Price your own work Market on the Web Nurture a growing freelance business And much more Through direct and candid conversations with scores of professionals up and down the career ladder, this book offers rich perspectives of illustrators (and their cohorts) at and away from the drawing board. It looks at the strong threads tying professional and academic process, practice, and product, and offers extensive research, a global pool of resources, and a wide panorama of info that promotes problem solving by way of a spectrum of ideas. Over fifty illustrations are included throughout. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Starting Your Career As A Freelance Illustrator Or Graphic Designer

Author: Michael Fleishman
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 1581151993
Size: 31.40 MB
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More than ever, artists face questions such as how to get started, how to sell their work, how to promote themselves, and what to do once they are working. Starting Your Career as a Freelance Illustrator or Graphic Designer is the book that will answer all those questions, and more!