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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 10:56:15 -0400
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Give her hr time in the sun.  If you are not putting pen to paper for the final art, just her name. 
You are acting as art director for her piece.


On 8/5/16 9:15 AM, Emily S. Damstra wrote:
> Hi barrett,
> I don't think there's anything wrong with your option #2, but I'd say option #1 is the more
> conventional way, especially since it is the student who is actually creating the final artwork.
> Illustrators work with art directors and content experts all the time, sometimes receiving very
> specific instructions and significant critiques, but those other individuals are not (in my
> experience anyway) given credit - nor do they expect to be given credit.
> Just my two cents!
> ---
> *Emily S. Damstra*
> On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 11:41 PM, barrett klein <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
> wrote:
>     I was asked to create a pair of illustrations for a book and, with permission from the author, I
>     am now collaborating with an excellent student who is making scientific illustration her
>     professional path.
>     We collaborated on the design concepts and I am helping by critiquing drafts, but she is doing
>     the actual illustrating. She will receive 100% of the salary for the work.
>     Should credit for each illustration be:
>     1) Name of student (i.e., Illustration by Jane Doe), or
>     2) Name of student "with" my name? (i.e., Illustration by Jane Doe, with Barrett Klein)
>     Is there another way of expressing this type of collaboration?
>     cheers and thanks,
>     barrett

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