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If you can bill the work without creating some drama situation, do it. Some clients have no idea (=absolute zero) of what they need, so they will first collect ideas from some people, and only then what they want or don't want starts to make sense to them. If this client went to somebody else to get the job done after you proposed something that worked in ...


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How images are to be used is really not your concern if you are merely taking photos. It sort of sounds as if you trying to train them in the use of InDesign as well. If hired as a photographer, that's really not your concern. If you can't shoot larger images, then tell them that, don't make excuses. Not everyone has a 10+MP camera. It's not unheard of to ...


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When in doubt, ask for references or provide references (actual photos of existing 'mascot' logos, think Michelin, Jaguar, WWF, etc), to help yourself and the client identify the type of work needed, then figure out if that's something you can actually do. This is the typical case of a vague briefing that only reveals itself in full after the terms (...


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The answer is that it will either require an illustrator (capable of performing a limited number of poses and familiar with how 2d animations are executed) or a 3d artist that can create a model (also familiar with how 3d animations are executed. For character animations, I would first inquire with the client to determine just what sort of form these ...


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