An illustrator is an artist who draws or otherwise creates artistic or realistic depictions of plants.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Most employers will ask to see a portfolio of examples of your talents.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for an illustrator was $49,075, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Illustrator Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society of Botanical Artists
- Association of Illustrators
- The Abundant Artist
- The National Association of Independent Artists
- The National Association of Schools of Art and Design
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about botanical illustration from Lynne Frailing.