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From Illustration Castle: How Much to Charge for Illustrations
The Dark Art of Pricing
How much to charge for illustrations - by Heather Castle
Will Terry Video on pricing
Pricing your work - by Daniel Will-Harris
Getting paid - by Amanda Hall
A designer guide to pricing - by Go Media
How to charge for your graphic design work - by Go Media
Artist Support from Cegur.com

Books on Pricing
Graphic Artist's Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines
The Illustrator's Guide to Law and Business Practice

The Association of Illustrators (AOI) is a great organisation that provides the possibility to ask for advice when quoting for a job. Society of Illustrators (based in New York City)

Things to consider when quoting:
-size of the job
-size of the client
-complexity of the job
-use of the artwork
-geographic regions it will be used
-amount of time it will be used

Picture Books
$10,000 to $25,000 advance plus 6% royalty and at least 10 copies of the book.
NOTE: Royalties should be calculated on the retail price (the price of the book on the shelves). If calculated on Net receipts then it should be higher.

Editorial illustrations
Spot $200 - 275
Quarter page $275
Half page $300 - 550
Full page $450 - 700
Double page $600 - 775
Cover $1000 - 1500

Per Will Terry:
Textbooks $800 - $4,000
Editorial $100 - $1500
Children's Books $1000 - $12,000

Flat fee textile designs range from around $500-700.00 per design
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