Is it possible to make a living as an Illustrator?
Across the United States and the globe, illustrators earn a great living. Whether freelancer or in-house, with the right skills and experience, you can carve out your own piece of this lucrative field.
Is being an Illustrator worth it?
Although a career as an illustrator can be incredibly rewarding, it can often feel a bit like chasing your own tail. Don’t confuse the feeling you get drawing in your sketchbook with the feeling of running a business. Unlike a career in design, there is less repeat work for illustrators because it is often more niche.
What kind of illustrations sell best?
- World Travel. “My best-selling illustration themes include sports, food, technology, cultural values, and holidays, but my personal favorite is travel,” Vadim Georgiev admits.
- Annual Holidays.
- Current Events.
- Local Culture.
- Scenes from Daily Life.