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An Evening Masterclass with the AOI – DUBLIN

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kick starting an awesome few days of illustration events in Dublin, Ireland and following on from our previous business masterclass:

Join the AOI’s Lou Bones for this comprehensive evening event covering all the essential areas for a successful career in illustration including pricing, licensing, self-promotion, understanding the commissioner’s journey and working internationally. We will also be focussing the more difficult issues such as dealing with copyright infringement, fee erosion, late payments, difficult clients and the ins and outs of client negotiation, contracts, fees and industry standards.

Lou Bones will draw on real examples and share practical tips before leading a Q&A. This masterclass is aimed at seasoned professionals and the up-and-coming alike.

Part 1

Introduction to the AOI
Social media
The commissioner’s journey
Copyright / rights: what it is, how it works, dealing with copyright infringement

5-minute break

Part 2

Contracts: what they are, what’s in them + why they are needed
Client negotiation: how to get what you want, dealing with tricky situations, late payments, difficult clients and common fee erosion tactics
Pricing Your Work: examples of fees + insider info
Further info
30-minute Q&A and beers wahoo! All questions welcome!

In partnership with Illustrators Ireland and thanks to Rothco for our wonderful space.

Please share this with your illustration community don’t miss our other illustration events that week!

Thurs 11th – Creating Your Own Success @ Rothco (with illos Steve McCarthy, The Project Twins + TBC)

Fri 12th – Dublin Doodle Jam @ Lucky’s



Haymarket, Smithfield Market Square
Dublin, Ireland