AOI took part in the Seoul Illustration Fair 2017 touring the World Illustration Awards exhibition internationally for the first time and running 2 sold out seminars. With 600 illustrator stands and a whopping 64000 visitors it was a truly great illustration event and one to put in your calendar for next year! Applications for 2018 are open now so don’t miss out.
Creating Your Own Success
AOI’s Lou Bones was in conversation with Sohyun Lee (Art Director – Don’t Panic Seoul), Yoy Han (Illustrator/Artist) and Insu Lee (Illustrator/Educator – Hongik University). From finding your own aesthetic niche to getting new clients this discussion explored how you sustain a vibrant career as an illustrator. We covered working internationally and using your skills to open up new creative and business opportunities. A great insight intowhat it takes to succeed in Illustration today.
Super Self Promotion
Lou covered getting work from the right clients and the importance of self promotion. Drawing on real examples Lou shared the AOI’s industry experience as well as sharing practical tips on social media, personal projects, the commissioners journey and how to get work internationally before opening up a Q&A session.