CAREER CHOICE: Comic Strip Artist & CHILDRENS BOOK ILLUSTRATOR/AUTHOR. By John McCants Date: 1/27/14. Step 1. The first thing I would do is go back to school To get more experience drawing as well as studying creative writing On the side. The School for Drawing is - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
CAREER CHOICE:Comic Strip Artist & CHILDRENS BOOK ILLUSTRATOR/AUTHORBy John McCantsDate: 1/27/14The first thing I woulddo is go back to schoolTo get more experience drawing as well as studying creative writingOn the side.
The School for Drawing is The Joe Kubert school forCartooning and Graphicdesign .
Requirements are A Portfolio and A High School Diploma/GED.
Step 1Types of Art that should be included!!!!!!!
Comics strips in Color
STEP 2 After Attending the school I would work for a newspaper organization drawing and probably even writing for the newspaper strips to get experience when it comes to writing and drawing.
To get this type of job I would have to submit another portfolio.Step 3- Possibly, but maybe not I would get my masters in English at the UCLA or Berkeley, these two schools have good English programs.
Step 4: The ResultAfter school I would continue to work creating comic strips, but also developing my childrens books. After developing the childrens book I would self publish or find a publisher.Qualifications to be a comic strip artist You must be able to tell a story sequentially The Art Must be consistentLastly you must make room for the text
In order to be a qualified comic strip artist you You must meet these demands. Qualifications to be a ChildrensAuthor/Illustrator Childrens Writer is to be skilled.Having a English degree would helpHaving a degree in art wouldnt be a bad idea.Benefits A real benefit for comic strip artists and even childrens book authors/artists is creating an original story and art.If the idea is a success with audiences (that is a huge success) then possibly the idea will be developed into different areas: a movie, toys, and television. Nature of the job Comic strip artists.Nature of the job can be Tense:
DEPENDING ON IF COMIC STRIP IS:
NATURE OF JOB for Childrens BOOK!Can be stressful to find a publisher, to publish a book. Having a literary agent to help you get funding to promote book as well as find a publisher is a good idea.When the book is a success, it maybe hard to top it, and you may lose popularity. Salary for Newspaper ArtistsThe Salary of a newspaper cartoonist. The salary can go from $600 to $1500 a week.
Salary of Childrens Author/Artists. DEPENDS ON HOW SUCCESSFUL THE BOOK IS!! END OF PRESENTATIONhttp://www.volant.org/Comics/http://www.mania.com/requirements-for-becoming-comic-book-artist_article_116418.htmlhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/brainchildvn/2280342987/?rb=1http://www.merchantcircle.com/business/Joe.Kubert.School.of.Cartoon.and.Graphic.Art.Inc..973-361-1327