为插画家路易丝·查佩尔和贝基·博尔顿，他们建立了创造性的合作伙伴关系。好妻子和勇士+$back in 2007, the early freelance days were tough. "In the beginning, we actively pursued work, usually for no money, to try to build up our portfolio," Bolton tells us. "Winning the Young Illustrators Award meant that our work was seen by Swatch and we were commissioned for our first 'big' job."
澳大利亚代理杰克·温特+$signed them up in Melbourne where Bolton was living at the time. "We thought that as our portfolio was starting to look more professional, agents might be interested in representing us," says Bolton. With that in mind, on their return to the UK the pair contacted several UK agencies before signing on the dotted line. "It was actually a really difficult decision deciding which one we wanted to go with," she recalls.
+$With the addition of agents in Germany and the US in recent years, GWAW have worked on commercial jobs for clients such as Absolut Vodka, Lee Jeans, and TicTac amongst others. "I think having got representation from one agent, it made it a lot easier to get representation in other countries," says Bolton, who recommends a proactive approach. "We reached out to all our agents, sending them portfolios and emails - there were many who didn't contact us back."
直接吸引代理商的兴趣是罕见的，但并非不可能，就像荷兰插画家一样。苏道森发现了。投资时间-建立一个充满活力的自我启动项目组合-Doeksen吸引了伦敦的注意。YCN瑞典机构宇+$early on in her career. "Expressing myself and having the feeling of total creative freedom is very important," she explains.
+$With the responsibility resting solely on the shoulders of your agent, you can enjoy a certain amount of freedom and breathing space from the day to day aspects of running a business: "Agencies have nice networks, good input, they are inspiring and professional and it is really great to have someone take care of things like time schedules and fees," she smiles. "In that way all I have to do is focus on bringing the idea's to life."