Entrepreneur Vincenzo Pignatelli gave an inspiring talk to a crowded room at Billy Blue Design School last Friday evening.

His presentation was filled with pertinent advice, great visuals and tips on the business side of being an illustrator.

He covered ………….

Honing your skills.… compare yourself with the best in the world, concentrate on Anatomy and composition.

Know your worth…how much is your time worth?  how much is your final product worth ?  Know your market…

Time management….. time is money    …. it’s the only currency that matters…. become ridiculously organised…..

plan your day…. week…..hour

Negotiation.…is  a game…. don’t be afraid to ask,

Self-promotion….. build a fan base….. slowly and steadily…. use the piggy back game……..

Presentation is everything.

Embrace the fact you are a business.

Own it like a boss and just do it !

Vincenzo Pignatelli

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