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    So You Want to Be a Gallery Artist?Slush3
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    Fine artists and commercial artists alike often exhibit their work in a gallery setting. What does it take to become a gallery artist, curator, or owner? What's involved on either side of the art gallery coin? In this article we'll tackle both sides, giving perspectives on creating work for galleries, curating shows, managing a gallery, and more. Consider this your guide to gallery artists.Read More…
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    So You Want to Be a Print Designer?Preview
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    An insightful look into the career of print designers from a variety of industries. Graphic designers in the industry of print design find themselves working on magazine layouts, book covers and layouts, catalogs, greeting cards, packaging, textile prints, and more. Consider this your guide to the role of a working print designer.Read More…
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    So You Want to Be an Art Director?Preview
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    Today we’ll take a peek behind the curtain at the career paths of Art and Creative Directors. I spoke to several artists who have worked or are currently working within a director position about their experiences, training, career path, and duties within their jobs. Join me as we break it all down into bite-sized bits. Consider this your guide to the career path of Art and Creative Directors.Read More…
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    So You Want to Be an Animator?Preview
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    Get the behind-the-scenes lowdown on art careers within the animation industry from professionals with the industry itself. We'll go through what it takes to learn the trade, what it takes to get a job in-house, what sort of roles artists may take on within a studio, and what kinds of projects they may be a part of within a production. From Disney to Nickelodeon and assorted studios in between, this is your guide to animation careers.Read More…
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    How to Get Hired: Advice From Creative DirectorsCreative job interview hired
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    In this tutorial, you’ll hear what creative directors and recruiters are looking for when they step into the interview room and sit down opposite you. You’ll find out how you can best prepare, what you should do, and what key mistakes you should avoid.Read More…
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    So You Want to Be a Freelance Graphic Designer?Kea2
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    Design and Illustration careers are as varied as the artists that inhabit them. Today we’ll explore the world of freelance graphic designers. As in previous articles in this series, I sought out several freelance graphic designers from around the globe to share their experiences with me. Happily, they obliged, and we discussed their training, daily tasks, sourcing clients, various media they work in, self-promotion, and more.Read More…
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    So You Want to Be a Freelance Illustrator?Hanna3
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    This post gives you a guide to freelance illustration as a career. We’ll discuss freelance illustrators' training, daily tasks, how they source clients, the media they work in, self-promotion and motivation, and more. Freelancers need to manage their time, money, and client base wisely in order to keep things running. They are often their own boss and take on multiple roles in order to keep things moving throughout their career. Read More…
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