Freelance Illustrator / Designer | Dan Leydon

Hi Dan, thank you for taking the time to speak to us today. Can you tell our readers about yourself, what you currently do and how did you end up where you are right now?

As a full-time freelance illustrator and designer, what does a normal week look like for you?

What are the most enjoyable and difficult parts of your role?

Your work has been featured by some high-profile clients from a range of industries. In sport, by the likes of Nike, Liverpool FC, the Bundesliga and Sports Illustrated. Any standout pieces of work or projects you’re proud of and would like to share here with our readers?

Who are your favourite illustrators at the moment and what do you think it is that makes them so brilliant?

What tools/software would you recommend to aspiring illustrators?

What general advice would you give to those individuals looking to pursue a career in design, specifically focused on sports? What are the key skills required?

What do you do to switch off outside of work? Any hobbies?

And finally Dan, where can people find you on social media to connect?



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