launching student careers – Jay Taylor

“Persistence=success”: ico-D interviews 2015 mentor Jay Taylor about the Adobe ico-D Mentorship Programme

For this interview, ico-D asked Jay Taylor to discuss his experiences as a mentor:

1) What do you do everyday as an illustrator, and why do you do what you do?
My time is split 50/50 between freelancing as an illustrator and running the Fine Art & Illustration degree at Coventry University. This balance can be challenging at times but I’ve found they feed well into each other, allowing me to maintain a certain level of autonomy in my career but with the stability (and human interaction) of what a ’normal’ job brings.


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