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Would there be anything to stop an agent from accepting experimental art for a writer client, if one drew their artwork in charcoal? Obviously, provided they were scanned before submitting.

I've been wanting to find an artist for my own work, but I doubt I'd find one as into charcoal drawing as I am. (Homemade charcoal, not the knock off stuff that are really just glorified pencils.)
#1 - October 03, 2017, 03:23 PM

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It's all in how good the art is and how well it pairs with the text. Perhaps an artist will stop by with more insight.
#2 - October 03, 2017, 08:48 PM

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As long as the work is "good" & suitable for the writing it shouldn't be an issue. Generally the writing & illustrating have to be of a similar quality.  Comics/graphic novels tend to be quite forgiving. If you're able to get the story across I say go for it. Besides, the more you draw the better you get. I think it would be helpful to have some knowledge of composition & panel usage/transitions though.
#3 - October 27, 2017, 03:19 AM

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