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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Now on HAI!

I've been eyeing this illustrator's portfolio site hireanillustrator.com for about a year and I've finally made the leap. What I like about HAI is that it focuses on illustrators only. Not illustrators, designers, writers and etc.  However it is a general illustration site versus a childrens illustrations only site. Which I'm hoping will be a plus, showcasing my work to new uncharted markets.  I've also heard from illustrator friends that HAI is very proactive in promoting and that they've gotten inquiries and work through this site. Sounds great but I know from experience that just because it worked for them doesn't mean it will work for me. There are many X factors - such as timing and luck as well as tastes, trends and the economy. Not to mention the energy level of the illustrator in generating buzz. One small con is that it's a UK* based site -but with the ability to send art as files etc. location does not seem to matter. Yup I've signed on and am keeping my fingers crossed. So without further ado - Here's the link to my HAI portfolio:  hireanillustrator.com/i/diana-delosh.
*childrensillustrators.com/DianaTDelosh is also a UK based site - how I know location does not matter.

4 comments:

Judy Adamson said...

Good luck with it - the UK is behind in many things to do with the internet but hopefully not this one!

Softpencil Studios said...

It sounds great! I wish you very good luck!!!

Di said...

Thanks! I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

Ginger*:) said...

Welcome to the group at HAI. I think you will have good luck with the site. Darren and Jane are very proactive and promote artists in many ways. Your work will stand out for sure!