The linked article gives relevant guidelines to help you pick the right patent illustrator and talks about how important a great patent illustrator is for the future. Essentially, "its' your invention!" Pick the patent illustrator that you think can get the job done in the best manner and done according to regulations. It is also critical to make sure that the patent illustrator is experienced and focuses mainly on the patent industry. The article gives a few requirements that you should have of your illustrator, such as what programs should be used and how new these programs must be. Again, even though a patent illustrator may add to the cost of an invention, "rejection is a bigger blow at a more critical juncture." Lastly, remember that "a few more dollars today could literally save the millions you make in the future." Think about all of these factors and more that are included when picking your patent illustrator and considering whether to patent your invention or not!