A friend reached out
to me for some illustration work.
Client: I’m about
to publish a book, and I need a cover illustration. Would you give me a friend’s
Me: I can maybe
round down my fee a bit. How does $X sound?
excellent, thank you! I’m excited to see what you do!
I started the illustration
as soon as I could, and got it to them within a week.
Client: I LOVE
At least, that’s what
they said. A few days later they sent me another message.
I’ve decided to go in a different direction. What would be a a fair price for
Me: $X, same as
I haven’t heard back,
or received any payment.