Consider the facts The cost of an illustration is based on the usage. For example, an illustration used for a presentation will cost less than it would if the same illustration was used for an ad campaign. Another important factor is complexity. When requesting a bid on a project it’s important to have the following information:
example Description • Media (eg: web) • Duration (eg: one year) • Geographic area (eg: USA, GBR, Southern Ireland the EU) for example • Size (eg: 8 x 10 inches at 300dpi)
Generally, I try to figure out how long the job in total will take. I don’t charge by the hour so it goes on a job-by-job basis. So the more complicated the job, the more changes that are made, then the more I would charge. I also have to [consider] factors like electricity and rendering charges.