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How much should I charge?

Discussion in 'General Business Forum:' started by Akemi, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Akemi

    Akemi Junior Member

    Hey there!

    Having had a look at some of the other threads on here, I know a lot of others have asked similar questions, although this is a little different... I'm a graphic designer and have already designed a logo for my client but they have asked me to produce some illustrations/characters to represent their team (3 people). They have to fit in with an existing style, which is very graphic and bold so I will be using mostly flat shapes rather then spending hours painting in detail in Photoshop.

    As I'm primarily a graphic designer and this is an illustration project, which isn't my specialism, I don't feel I can charge my usual hourly rate and it will take me longer to do the work than I imagine it would take an illustrator. How do illustrators charge for work? Do you do hourly rate x length of time estimated? How much would you charge for a similar project?
  2. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    I would agree a fixed amount with your client.
    ...and charge your normal rate. You are still using your skills for their benefit.

    If the clients happy, go with it.
  3. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    Most of the illustrators I know, charge a flat rate.
  4. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

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