January 17, 2010

My Quest to get an Art Rep - II

gathering info
digital painting


As I said before, my quest is guided by the Escapee from EFII. Keeping that in mind, I have narrowed my focus, and good thing I did! Just googling "art rep" gave me over 29 million possibilities. I know just a few of those are viable possibilities, but still, 29 million is a BIG number if you ask me. So I'm going for reps focusing on children's books/magazines illustrations. And that gave me a start.

Reaching for my primitive side.
Deep in my genetic memory I'm sure there is something about gathering, because that's the next thing I'm doing: Gathering information (hence the illustration). Tons of it!
I'm not looking into details, admiring portfolios, recognizing names, I'm just gathering, period!

I will be back here, posting my progress and, hopefully, a first run of candidates... Hmm, that sounded political. Now I'm just hoping I don't end up with a winner that will behave like a politician (no offense): Too much talk and little action ;o)

See you soon!

3 comments:

wahzill said...

Just found your blog...and I'm glad I did! Your art is badass!! I love it! I'm learning digital painting right now...it's fun stuff!

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Mark said...

hey, miss machete
I understand what you are going through once I get back home I will have to be doing the same

it isn't an easy task looking for an agent(you could try localising your search) either way it is very time consuming

I just did a job for someone and I spent so much time on trying to sort the pay deadlines etc I think I spent more time on that than the actual work- I think an agent /rep would definitely take the hassle of this to free you up more creatively

are u on flickr too?
your posts are cool :)

I love your drawings