A look at the World Illustration Awards 2018 winners

The Association of Illustrators has been running the World Illustration Awards for 42 years, celebrating the best in visual art across advertising, books, packaging, interior spaces and more. In recent years, the competition has also included moving illustration in the form of animation.

This year saw the most successful edition of the awards yet, which had more entries than ever. It received 3,3000 applications from 75 countries, 1,000 more than in 2017.


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She graduated from UArts only three weeks ago. Now she’s illustrating the cover of the New Yorker

Many illustrators spend their whole career dreaming of landing a cover for the New Yorker. For Loveis Wise, it took less than a month after graduating from college to realize that achievement.

A Washington native, Wise studied illustration, painting, and woodcuts at the University of the Arts. One of her latest works, Nurture, is the cover of the New Yorker’s June 4 Fiction Issue, themed around parenting, childhood, and the intersection between the two.

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How to create the best relationship between illustrators and their agencies – Features – Digital Arts

The life of an illustrator is hugely rewarding and unconventional at best – but it doesn’t come without hard work and many challenges.It’s almost impossible to avoid commercial projects, but these have to be balanced alongside personal growth and creative satisfaction – clients like to see a well-rounded portfolio, and illustrators that flourish are the ones who can adapt yet refine their style.

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