Last year I wrote a post on illustrator’s Postcards that I thought could be helpful for my local SCBWI members. BUT it was very well received by many around the world (color me surprised!) and I was constantly asked “where’s part 1?” I promised that I would be presenting on Part 1 at my local conference last fall, but alas due to circumstances beyond my control, it didn’t work out that way. And I still receive requests from time to time for the info I’ve found on Portfolios, so it’s time to cull all my resources into one spot for those who are interested right here (especially as there is another local conference this fall with a Portfolio Showcase contest that I know several local illustrators want to enter). If I promise something, I always try to deliver (even if it’s in a different format and much later than I anticipated).
*Disclaimer: I’m not an expert, nor has my Portfolio won any awards to date. This is just a collection of knowledge and resources that I’ve gathered on the subject.