Happy birthday

posted on 13th of april, 2016


When you start creating illustrations for microstock you have to put inside something that sells, right?

So, what? Happy Birthday illustrations? Merry Christmas and Happy Easter? And maybe Valentines and so on...
But when you have hundreds of images the "Happy Birthday" illo is nothing new.

So in these days I'm pretending to have a client. Yes, maybe it seems a little bit schizophrenic, but I'm the illustrator, the client, and the final costumer of my work.
So I ask myself: what do you want to illustrate? What do you need to communicate?
Not just "Happy birthday" right?
Maybe something more.
It can be the fear of a little girl with a bad bully guy or the difference between healthy and junk food, the goal is finding something that...

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Comments (5)

Posted by Korat_cn on April 15, 2016
Thank you :)
Posted by FabioConcetta on April 15, 2016
Beautiful illustrations!
Posted by Mariayunira on April 15, 2016
Yes, indeed. That's what contributors do. Giving new ideas in every artworks. Great blog and great illustrations,Carla. Best wishes

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I\'m a freelance illustrator with more than 10 years of experience. I live and work in Italy for publishers and companies of all over the world. As a photographer I\'m working on some new kind of photos: thermic images. I have created a forum for illustrators, if you understand italian language: ILLUSTRARTE FORUM

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