Career as Book Illustrator

Stream : Arts, Design & Fashion
Sub Stream : Fine Arts

Book Illustrator

Careers as illustrators are usually associated with children's books, but the job of an illustrator is not limited to that. They can also illustrate any kind of published novels, comic books and textbooks.

The illustration process for children’s book is a little different from the one for other genres because it focuses on storytelling more than just drawing.

The job of a book illustrator is to provide illustrations for books, magazines, and other publications. A book illustrator may also be responsible for the design of the front cover.

The eligibility in India to become a book illustrator is that you should have completed a three-year diploma course in visual arts or any degree in fine arts with specialization in illustration. The payscale of an average book illustrator starts from Rs. 15,000 per month and goes up depending on experience and qualifications.

A book illustrator is a person who creates illustrations for books and other publications. The illustrator is responsible for interpreting the author's text, either in a literal or pictorial way.

The job responsibilities include: sketching the layout of the images, drawing rough sketches of characters and scenery, drawing more detailed sketches of characters and scenery, colouring pictures with watercolours or oils.

An illustrator has to be eligible in India to apply for this job. This profession pays Rs.50000-Rs.200000 per month (INR).

A book illustrator is a person who illustrates books. The job of an illustrator is to create pictures for the text in a book. They may also design the cover of the book and other illustrations inside it.

The eligibility in India is that one should be at least 16 years old and should have passed class 12th. The scope of this job is that you could be working for any publishing company, either as a freelance illustrator or as a staff illustrator, or even as an art director for an advertising agency. The payscale varies from Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 per month

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