Thomas James
Thomas James is an Illustrator, Podcaster, and author of 15 Steps to Freelance Illustration, a step-by-step guide to starting a freelance Illustration business.  Since 2003, he has devoted intense study into the art of Illustration, as well as best practices for running a business.  In 2009 he created Escape from Illustration Island, a website, podcast, and art community devoted to sharing resources and inspiration with Illustrators and other creative professionals. Thomas has written guest posts for Fuel Your Illustration, Design TAXI, and Creative Freelancer, and has appeared on Illustration podcasts and blogs such as Big Illustration Party Time, Chris Oatley’s Artcast, Art & Story, Zero 2 Illo, Workbook, Artsy Shark, and Ninja Mountain.