October 2021


Blend – London Illustrators Virtual Drink & Draw Catch Up 2021

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Virtual, 

An open invite to all London based illustrators to this FREE community catch up. RSVP below or via our Eventbrite. It’s been an especially challenging year for many so Blend would like to invite all London based illustrators along to a FREE community catch up and a reminder of the support that is out there for you, whatever your experience.…

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Illo Grad Network 20/21 : Session 1 / Being a business

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£3.50 - £5.00
Online, 

Discover how to lay down the basic building blocks of your illustration business and set achievable goals for the future. Exclusively for graduates! Book below or via our Eventbrite.  Are you recent illustration graduate, leaving university in 2020 – 2021? The AOI have set up a new community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is…

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The Mixer – disabled illustrators meet-up

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Online, 

Welcome to the first AOI meet-up for disabled illustrators, in the widest possible definition. Book below or via our Eventbrite. The Mixer is the disabled illustrators AOI meet-up. Our meet-up is open to all disabled illustrators, in the widest possible definition, and anyone else who would like to help & support those with a disability and learn more. Our first…

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November 2021

What is your Brand Story?

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£3.50 - £5.00
Online, 

Join hosts Small Fry, as they explore with Nicola Mullen about what branding means and why it matters to you as an illustrator. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Event Info In this workshop, we’ll explore what branding means and why it matters. We’ll get under the skin of what you have to offer as an illustrator, so you can…

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Recycled Illustrations w/ Tom J Newell

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£3.50 - £5.00
Picture House Social, 383 Abbeydale Road
Nether Edge, England S7 1FS United Kingdom
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Ay Up is delighted to be hosting a live workshop with Sheffield Artist and Illustrator Tom J Newell. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Ay Up - an AOI meet-up for Sheffield illustrators - hosts an in-person workshop with Sheffield artist and illustrator Tom J Newell. Tom J Newell is renowned for his intricate hand-drawn illustrations and recognisable bold monochromatic line-work.…

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AOI Webinar: How to Find New Clients

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 

AOI’s Publications and Membership Manager, Derek Brazell shares advice for illustrators on finding new clients Consistently sourcing clients is an essential ongoing area of illustration business, requiring an investment in research and the creation of artwork that will appeal to your commissioning audience. Derek will cover the important areas that will ensure you are sourcing and targeting the right clients…

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December 2021

Illo Grad Network 20/21: Session 2 / Looking after yourself and your career

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£3.50 - £5.00
Online, 

Receive guidance on how to take control of your career while taking care of your own health. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, leaving university in 2020 – 2021? The AOI have set up a new community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting and challenging time.…

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February 2022

Illo Grad Network 20/21 : Session 3 / Portfolio guidance

8th February 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£3.50 - £5.00

Learn how to maximise value from your portfolio projects and how to present them to clients in an online world. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, leaving university in 2020 – 2021? The AOI have set up a new community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting and…

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March 2022

Illo Grad Network 20/21: Session 4: Keeping Connected Through Collaboration

29th March 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£3.50 - £5.00
Online, 

Find out about the benefits of building a network and how to form collaborative connections with a wider community. Book below or via our Eventbrite. Are you recent illustration graduate, leaving university in 2020 – 2021? The AOI have set up a new community events programme just for you! Leaving university and entering the illustration industry is an exciting and challenging…

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