The Department of Illustration

professional development workshops

Posted in Uncategorized by The Department of Illustration on February 4, 2011

I am really happy to be working in the studio again, looking at how illustration students can set up their own online shops and sell their own products directly. From zines to fabric, to toys and posters, it is good way to understand the processes that illsutration work undergoes when it is used for these products, and it is a great way to promote yourself too.

here are some links to get started..I will add to this as we go

advice from royal mail here

set up a paypal account here

website/shop construction

big cartel here

etsy here

folksy here

remote manufacture

laser cutting here

vinyl cutting here

digital fabric printing (spoonflower) here

book printing at lulu and blurb

magazine printing at magcloud

wallpaper printing here

ceramic digital transfers here

A sister site to DoI is Decorative Design – if you are interested in making repeat patterns or working more decoratively, there are some good links there.

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