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« on: December 27, 2009 10:13:09 AM »

I want to start a tshirt and accessories business but I need someone to draw my designs, since I am not a designer.  How would I find one?  Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2009 10:20:44 AM »

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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2009 01:58:51 AM »

My cousin Neesha of neesha.etsy.com is a freelance artist. She went to Ringling School of Art & Design. She has quite a resume for just getting out of college a year ago; such as at least 3 childrens books and working for Carters designing images for their baby clothes. Also she has done some website logos such as this one... http://www.mainegreenmaids.com/index.html

I would say contact her!
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2010 10:34:31 AM »

Not all artists or designers are created equal. Many have unique or comfortable styles, and some are artists and some not. You really have to shop around and figure out a budget as well. What can you pay, or what have you decided to pay for someone to design a single item? A designer will consider how much you will potentially make and incorporate your potential profit into their design fee - at least, the smart ones will. Still, it's a design buyers' market out there, with many of them looking for any and all work. If you do a search for "freelance designers" you might find folks at auction sites looking for their next job.
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