Renowned editorial illustrator James Yang talks about how to build a professional portfolio for the web and print. Also discussed are:

  • how to edit your work
  • elements needed for an effective personal website
  • using social media
  • making printed promotional materials and
  • entering competitions to increase your visibility in the profession.


This lesson is a great primer for anyone wanting to launch a career as an illustration professional or improve how they present their work.

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About the Instructor

James Yang

James Yang

James Yang has worked as an illustrator for over 30 years and has won over 250 awards for illustration and design, including the Best of Show for 3x3 Magazine and a silver medal from the Art Directors Club of New York. His illustrations have appeared in publications worldwide and in illustration annuals of Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine, American Illustration, and Print Magazine. James currently lives in Brooklyn.

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    • Portfolio and Self Promotion

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