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23: Matthew LeBaron - An Insider's Guide to the Business of Illustration

By Julia Dufossé

About this EpisodeMatthew LeBaron (Web; IG) is an agent and the founder of Much Creative, an agency that represents talented artists and creatives. After studying illustration at SVA and FTI, Matthew discovered a love for representing artists and changed his career path. He has over a decade of experience working with and representing artists and illustrators and has a real passion for helping illustrators. More recently Matthew launched Collab+, an innovative portal that allows creatives to look for one-off project management, negotiation and contract overview help and that also helps buyers find qualified creatives to fit their budget and needs.In this conversation we talk about:how and when to negotiate with clientstips for pricing your work and quotinghow Instagram impacts illustrators todayhow to communicate with clients professionallyhow to get work as an illustratorwhether you need one style as an illustratorhow to reach out to clients and promote your workwhy you need to pay attention to usage rights in your contractswhen you should seek representationComprehensive Show Notes:Episode Show NotesSupport the ShowThank you for listening to Illustration Hour. As you might know, the show currently doesn't have any sponsors.Each episode takes a tremendous amount of time, effort and some money to produce. I do all of that work myself. So, if you want to support the show, please consider doing one (or all!) of these things:Subscribe to the show's weekly newsletter Art ClubLeave the show a review and rating on Apple Podcasts Sign up for a free trial of Skillshare for 2 months of free access using this link (I earn a commission for everyone that signs up and you do not need to pay for Skillshare at the end of your trial). Skillshare is amazing and you'll be able to check out tons of great courses on illustration and design as a thank you.Share the show and the newsletter with others!Thank you for helping me continue to make the show possible.Follow the podcast:Our WebsiteTwitterInstagramNewsletter AKA Art ClubResource LibraryFollow Julia:WebsiteInstagramBehanceSkillshare

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