For years, The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines has been the industry bible for graphic designers and illustrators. The 13th edition, continues the tradition with new information, listings and pricing based on surveys of working designers. It addresses legal rights and issues such as how copyright laws affect the income and work of graphic artists. It also provides tips on how to negotiate the best deals, what to charge for work, and includes sample contracts. For design and illustration professionals or those looking to start freelancing, this is a comprehensive and informative resource to have handy.
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