The Illustrators Survival Guide is back in an extended version with a new chapter dedicated to editorial illustration and an expansion on the theme of the portfolio, and tries to give an answer to the many "How do you do that?" in creative, design and market management. How to make a cover, how to contact an art director, how to use social media for self-promotion. With texts by Ivan Canu (director Mimaster Illustrazione) and Giacomo Benelli (educational coordinator Mimaster Illustrazione) and tips from internationally renowned art directors, publishers and illustrators such as Matt Dorfman, Emiliano Ponzi, Riccardo Vecchio, Noma Bar, Katsumi Komagata, Beatrice Alemagna, The Illustrators Survival Guide is the first in a series of books dedicated to the publishing professions, in collaboration with Fondazione Arnoldo and Alberto Mondadori.
Mimaster Illustrazione - is an international educational institution of excellence founded in 2009 in Milan. A place dedicated to the illustration profession in the global publishing market: from picture books to magazines & newspapers, new media, infographics and self-production. Mimaster was created by O.P.P.I., an accredited training centre of the Lombardy Region and M.I.U.R.