The Illustrated Freelancers Guide

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What does this involve?

The Illustrated Freelancer’s Guide is a practical resource for the increasing number of artists, makers, writers and other creatives working freelance in Scotland today.

It was created to fill an information gap for creative freelancers and help them understand their rights and best practices to help avoid and address difficult situations.

This easy-to-reference guide was written by Heather Parry and illustrated by Maria Stoian. It uses a highly visual combination of comics and text to highlight key issues, model scenarios and educate creative workers about how to protect themselves with regards to payment, copyright and creative work in general.

The guide is available to download as a PDF file (13.5 MB).

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Artists, makers, writers and other creatives working freelance in Scotland.

How long does this take?

The guide is divided into 5 sections. Each section will take around 25 to 30 minutes to read.

Next steps

Visit the Creative Scotland website for more information and to download the guide.

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