Book Illustrator Agreement

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The Book Illustrator Agreement is one of Creators Legal’s Best Sellers.

It is a core literary agreement that can be used for any type of book from individual illustrations, graphs, and charts to full-page illustrations for children’s books.

It covers the rights, responsibilities, duties, and obligations of the parties. It also details the process of delivery schedule for the parties. It is important to have the right contract in place before you start the relationship. This will ensure a good roadmap for the parties and create a better work environment for everyone.

The contract for hiring an illustrator is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between the Author and the Artist.

It covers the essential elements of the relationship such as:

  • Name of Book
  • Ownership Rights
  • Delivery, Approval, and Revision Schedule
  • Illustrator Credit
  • Payment Terms and Schedule
  • Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights
  • And More.

Self-publishing is one of the fastest-growing creative industries coming in at over $2 billion dollars annually. But before you get started on your novel, memoir, or business book, it’s important to protect yourself by getting the right contracts. Protect yourself with the right literary and self-publishing contracts.

Other names for this Document:

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Approximate time to complete contract:  9-10 Minutes
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What Is It?

The Book Illustrator Contract covers the essential contract terms between an Author and the Artist.
This Self-Publishing contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The name of the Book
  • A Release of Rights from the Artist
  • Payment Schedule
  • IP Transfer
  • Delivery Schedule
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law
  • And More…

How to Use This Document

Use this legal document to explain the relationship between an Author and the Artist.
Some things needed to build your custom Book Illustrator Contract:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Book Name
  • Payment Terms
  • Delivery, Approval and Revision Schedule
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Book Illustrator Contract, you will be able to save it to edit further, download a PDF or send it to the other party for electronic signature.
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Book Proposal Agreement


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Writer Collaboration Agreement


Book Photo Release Agreement


Ghost Writer Agreement


Book Photographer Agreement


Packages You May Need:

Self-Publishing Package
The Self-Publishing Package is a curated and tailored package of book contracts specific to Self-Published Authors and/or Ghostwriters.  Covers all essential contracts to go from the idea to the bookstore shelf like Ghostwriting Contract, Editor Agreement, Book Illustrator Agreement, Marketing, Passage and/or Quote Release, and more. All Contracts in Package are Single Use.

Price $66.00

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