Creative Lives — Clients, cartoons and comedy: Meet freelance illustrator and cartoonist Leon Edler

Posted 11 July 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Bright concepts and colours are at the heart of Brighton-based Leon Edler’s work. The illustrator and cartoonist's confident style and hand-drawn humour have attracted clients such as Wired, Vanity Fair and Time Out New York. But whether he’s creating comic strips about James Bond or helping CNN to explain ‘econundrums,’ Leon maintains that a single-minded ambition and thick skin are vital to handling the instability of freelancing. Here, he fills us in on his day-to-day, and how to find your style – and your feet – as a freelancer.

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