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This section is full of information to help you better understand your rights as an illustrator. This information is provided as a means of promoting clear communication and respect between illustrators and their clients. This is not intended to take the place of professional legal advice and is to be used as a guideline only. IA takes no responsibility for any loss or damages caused as a result of this advice.
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Let's Chat with Rosie Marshall
In December 2023 Illustrator Australia Members were treated to a very special Let's Chat with Rosie Marshall where she openly chatted to Members about her practice with a focus on some recent projects and experiences, including a recent Christmas Stamp Series for Australia Post, a new Book called "Rat" written by Donna Rowe and her Artist in residency at Healseville Sanctuary.
members onlyCommittee Roles
Illustrators Australia is for the most part run by member volunteers. It is a community, not a service. We get out of it what we put in. Step up and jump in! This is your organisation. Make it the one you want it to be.
read moreBUSTING ILLUSTRATION MYTHS!
HOW MUCH OF A PHOTOGRAPH CAN I COPY?
members onlyFeature Articles and Profiles of Illustrators!
From past editions of IA's Outline Magazine - fantastic articles of feature artists on all sorts of themes and subjects!
read moreIA Outline Magazine editions
IA's quarterly e-magazine for members, full of articles, artist profiles, great info for illustrators.......
members onlyIA National Minutes of Meetings
members onlyImage Science Printing - A guide to working with Image Science
Image Science is based in North Melbourne, Vic and they offer highly specialised knowledge in Fine Art printing, Scanning, Color Management, Training and many more products and services.
These are only rough guides and do not factor in any usage or other requirements of the project. These are meant only as a base rate for you to build your own price from.
members onlyInterview with Dean Gorissen with Spanish Design/Pop Colture blog
read moreNigel Buchanan interview for 3x3 magazine
read moreIA Library Collection
IA has a library collection!
read moreIA’s position on Stock Houses
Many Illustrators Australia members are regularly targeted by Stock Houses offering to on-sell rights to their work.
read moreIllustrators Australia Pricing Discussion - 2010
As part of the “Big Three” Seminar, which took place at NMITFairfield (Victoria) on Saturday March 27 2010, a panel of Illustrators joined in a lively discussion of varying aspects of pricing their work.
members onlyUsage of Artwork
Illustrators Australia (IA) provides the following information to promote clear communication and respect between illustrators and their clients.
members onlySample Agreement Forms/contracts
It is vitally important when starting a new assignment that both parties have an understanding of what is being entered into. Clients and illustrators tend to interpret Standard Industry Practices in quite different ways, which is why fundamentals such as pricing, usage, and what happens if something goes wrong are discussed as early as possible.
members onlyCopyright in Australia
A few things to know about copyright.
members onlyAlex Alvarez interview - 2010
Alex Alvarez has visited Australia as part of the 2010 agIdeas conference, and Vic IA President Daniel Atkinson has recorded an interview with him.
members onlyMitch Vane presentation - 'In the Know'
An informative presentation given by illustrator Mitch Vane at the Library at Docklands, Melbourne August 2016, Presented by Illustrators Australia.
members onlyIA Code of Conduct
IA exists to help promote / foster a network of professional practitioners; over the years we have developed a set of guidelines for best professional practice, which we encourage and expect members to be familiar with.
members onlyIllustrators Australia 9X5 Exhibition Terms & Conditions of Entry
Illustrators Australia 9X5 Exhibition Terms & Condition of Entry
read moreIllustrators Australia 9x5 Exhibition Artist Welcome Packs
Grab your artists pack for this years 9x5 Exhibition!
read moreIllustrators Australia 9x5 Exhibition Artists Agreement and Waiver
Illustrators Australia 9x5 Exhibition Artists Agreement and Waiver
read moreIllustrators Australia AGM 2019
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