I am often asked what books aspiring Illustrators and cartoonists should pick up. First on most lists is the Graphic Artist’s Guild’s “Pricing and Ethical Guidelines Handbook.” A hefty tome, it
offers advice, sample contracts, sample prices, and copyright information for everyone from website designs to cartoonists.
While it’s a fine way for people to get their feet wet in the sticky business of contracts and invoices it goes overboard in the sample contracts department. The Graphic Artist’s Guild’s hard line on copyright and misunderstanding of computer promotion can restrict