Howdy, I've just started here on Upwork. My account was approved today, and I've been reading around and learning the ropes on the site. Still gotta wait to set up the payments stuff and whatnot. I'm not new to freelancing though, I've been a freelancer for many years (though I've really only worked 1:1 with individual clients and not really any businesses).
I mostly do sculpture work outside of here, but would really like to try to get a foot in the door for doing children's storybook illustrations if I can. I got excited when I learned about Upwork because I heard clients with those sorts of projects hire out from here if they like your stuff.
I guess what I'm getting at is how would one go about getting work for children's storybooks most feasibly? Would it be best to check on job listings daily, or list a proposal (or is that the same thing here, not sure how this works yet)? How do proposals work?
Examples of my drawn works are on my profile. Sculptures are excluded because I'd like to focus on just illustration work on Upwork.
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