Success in the field of art and design requires a high level of creativity. However, creativity alone is not enough, especially given the intensely competitive nature of the industry. Successful artists and designers often need to learn the basics of running a business, as many of them tend to be self-employed.

Learn about potential careers in art and design, and the skills, and training that you need to succeed in this area.

How to Become a Professional Painter

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Painting is type of fine art that involves applying paint, color, pigment, and other mediums to a variety of surfaces....
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How to Become a Photographer

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Trained photographers are needed to take high quality photos that captivate, inform and engage the imagination. Every picture tells a...
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How to Become a Patternmaker

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Patternmaking is an important part of the fashion field that involves using a variety of designs to create patterns for...
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How to Become a Makeup Artist

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Make up is used a variety of fields to enhance appearance and the make up artistry field is constantly growing....
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How to Become a Graphic Designer

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Graphic designers design items that are visually appealing to the masses. Elements of visual presentation and communication are everywhere. Magazines,...
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How to Become a Gemologist

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Gemology is the art and profession of recognizing and assessing a wide variety of gemstones. Trained and qualified professionals are...
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