Whether you have an eye for fashion, a compulsion to write, or a desire to create feature films, being an Artist doesn’t mean that you have to live on boxed macaroni and cheese. Check out these artistic careers that allow to you plan for retirement and still spend your days pursuing your passion.
1) Photographer — Live in the wilds of Africa in search of nearly extinct wildlife, create one-of-a-kind memories by photographing weddings, or travel with families and create a feature film that captures their vacation.
2) Art Director — Use your artistic eye to guide the visual details on a television or film set. Or, put that vision to use in publishing or advertising campaigns.
3) Film Director — It takes vision, industry knowledge, and an ability to use technology to capture the talked-about images that make it past the cutting room floor and into the theater.
4) Art Professor — You’ve got a passion. Painting, ceramics, drawing—whatever it is, spend your days sharing your knowledge and helping develop the skills of the next generation of Artists.
5) Talent Agent — This job allows you direct access behind the stage. Your ability to identify that certain something within an keeps your artistic side happy while you track down Actors, set up and supervise auditions, and complete contracts.
6) Fashion Designer — Gather up those designs you’ve been doodling on cocktail napkins and notebooks. Whether you focus on the perfect bicycling shorts or the newest skirt design, your artistic vision is put to good use.
7) Architect — If you constantly pull over to admire the unique architecture of a building, then roll up your sleeves and start penciling out your own creations. Soon, it will be your vision taking shape on the construction site.
Careers You May Like
Make 2D images move using hand drawings or computer software.
Bring illustrated objects to life for movies and video games.
Create digital models that can be viewed from all angles.
Produce fashionable accessories like hairbands or jewelry.
Lead an animation team in creating high-tech graphics for a film.
Make illustrated objects come to life using artistic and technical talents.
Use skillful photography to make buildings and homes look their best.
Coordinate building projects, from design to construction.
Figure out the true value of artwork.
Organize schedules, budgets, and staff for a film set’s art department.
Control the overall look of an ad, movie, or TV show.
Teach university students about art.
Create pieces of art that are beautiful, provocative, or cutting-edge.
Drive creative direction plus hire key staff for an artistic organization.
Manage the business side of putting up art shows.
Oversee an art department with a mix of creative and business skills.
Craft attention-grabbing book covers.
Dream up and create the look of a car inside and out.
Create comic strips.
Help Casting Director by providing office support.
Create the appearance of complex animated characters.
Produce graphics that make video games flow like a movie.
Illustrate high-impact pictures for comic books.
Create beautiful paintings on a contract basis.
Put animation and real film footage together to make one amazing movie.
Think up characters, objects, or environments for films or video games.
Draw images of court cases when photographs are not permitted.
Lead your organization’s creative projects from concept to completion.
Put together showy outfits that Dancers can move in.
Use your artistic talents to make innovative products.
Design the scenery of a video game.
Produce art to promote environmental causes.
Plan and put up exhibits for museums, galleries, and the like.
Set trends with your beautiful clothing designs.
Design and manage the image of a fashion magazine or store.
Translate a Fashion Designer’s ideas into drawings.
Snap photos of runway models and the latest designs.
Choose clothes and accessories for celebrities.
Manage the department charged with creating movie sets.
Drive the creative and artistic vision of a film.
Create photographic works of art.
Create animated, interactive web pages using Flash.
Take close-ups of scrumptious salads, soups, and entres for menus or ads.
Make food look scrumptious for photo and film shoots.
Record images of crime scenes and victims to bring about justice.
Construct sculptures to show what crime victims look like.
Design and create unique furniture from scratch.
Create paintings for display in art galleries.
Create high impact images that deliver a message.
Handle and arrange all plants, live or fake, on TV and film sets.
Dream up the hottest handbag of the season.
Capture the essence of actors, authors, or models with close-up shots.
Create images and pictures to enrich stories.
Make products both functional and safe for consumers.
Use graphics to express ideas, facts, and information.
Spruce up home and office spaces with your creative touch.
Lend a hand with interior design projects.
Oversee interior design projects.
Build and beautify inside spaces.
Create pretty yet practical kitchens and bathrooms.
Arrange a web page, poster, or magazine in an appealing manner.
Arrange lighting effects for a variety of productions.
Sew and sell sexy underwear.
Build and repair stringed instruments by hand.
Make flattering and comfortable clothes for pregnant women.
Make backdrops for movies.
Fashion works of art by mixing and matching various materials.
Lead the process of turning rough drawings into digital models.
Design dynamic graphics through animation, video, and sounds.
Show your art in a variety of channels, like digital, film, and video.
Paint massive pictures on walls and other large surfaces.
Create images of Musicians at work in the studio.
Snap pictures of landscapes and wildlife for magazines and journals.
Create appealing and functional packaging for products.
Adorn canvases with colorful paint.
Create the perfect atmosphere for photo shoots.
Capture images of the world for newspapers, websites, and art exhibits.
Draw portraits of crime suspects to help investigations.
Lead a team of Junior Architects through projects.
Make functional and attractive products from start to finish.
Design the look of a film set and supervise the team that creates it.
Help bring back the original look and splendor of a piece of art.
Make rollercoasters that are safe, fun, and thrilling.
Create highly accurate drawings for students and scientists.
Help the First Assistant Director to keep film production running smoothly.
Fit out movie sets to give the story an authentic feel.
Fit out the stage for theater productions.
Create stylish shoes for every occasion.
Make the best use of spaces by creating efficient plans.
Build props for use as movie special effects.
Make animated films or shorts using the stop motion technique.
Create a series of drawings showing the flow of a movie or ad.
Ink all sorts of designs onto skin.
Design awesome game graphics that won’t cause computers to crash.
Come up with creative designs for all kinds of fabrics.
Draw the details that make games and animated movies look more realistic.
Act as the driving creative force behind a play or musical.
Dive below the waves to take pictures of the underwater world.
Work on movie sets taking publicity photos of Actors during filming.
Equip devices with user-friendly features.
Animate game art by writing its computer code.
Help develop the visual world of an animated film.
Decide how products and clothing will be displayed in a store.
Shoot pictures of wild animals in their natural habitat.