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Career Questions tagged Illustration

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Bri K. May 14 149 views

What career would combine all of these?

I am interested in illustration, character design, and costume design for animation. I am unsure of what I should major in. I enjoy creating may things and am unsure what specific career I should aim for. Any advice is helpful. disney animation design careers illustration...


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Angela N. Dec 14, 2020 183 views

What are some free programs you can use for editing digital illustrations and animation?

I currently use Autodesk Sketchbook, but I am unsure of what free programs I can use to edit my videos of illustrations.. art animation digital illustration...


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Morgan L. Oct 27, 2020 200 views

I have just learned about the possible career path of veterinary medical illustration, and I'm very interested, but have some questions!

I'm a 12th grader looking to decide her major in college, and through Career Village I have been introduced to the idea of veterinary medical illustration. The only concern I have is that it may be too niche, and I won't be able to make a career out of it. What are the upsides to this? Is it...

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Kayley S. Oct 23, 2020 176 views

What are the work conditions, hours, and salary for concept artists/illustrators and art directors?

I'm a senior in high school and recently made a big decision to change my career path back to art, which is what I've wanted to do since I was little. I want to be a concept artist and major in illustration. art artist arts animation illustration...


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Jillian R. May 30, 2018 371 views

What are some internships involved with animation or illustration?

I'm studying to go into the animation field, along with concept art. Does anyone know of companies that have internships for those just starting out? art artist animation internship...


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Emily V. May 16, 2018 372 views

Which companies hire graduates with degrees in Illustration?

If I obtain an art degree in Illustration, where can I see myself working? art illustration...


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Netanya C. Mar 26, 2018 1670 views

What is the best way to land a job as an illustrator?

I plan to major in illustration/animation at San Jose State University but am clueless on how to go about finding a job after college. I've never had an adult who was into the arts the way I was, so I haven't found much solid advice. I realize that it will take time and experience, but my goal...

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Chloe B. Sep 01, 2017 2033 views

I'm a graphic designer, but I can't draw. Will this hurt me?

I'm a graphic designer (think layouts, typography graphics, and aesthetic designs) but I've never been able to draw. Seeing as that's a big part of designing, will this hurt me in a real world setting? Might be important to note that I do actually also have a background in photography, so I...

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Rita O. May 19, 2016 690 views

What is the best advice that you have for an animation student?

I come from a very strong fine arts background, but I'm about to transfer into a school for an animation/illustration major! I don't have much experience except for a lot of drawing experience and one 3D modeling class. animation drawing 3d-animation computer-animation illustration...


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Kelly L. Feb 24, 2017 621 views

What specific factors affect the chance of a freelance illustrator getting a job offer from a client?

I understand that freelancers have to manage their own money, time, daily schedule, as well as their marketing, and various other things. Because of this, I would like to know the specific actions taken by a **freelance illustrator** (who is looking to get an offer from a client in any...

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Pam M. Jan 26, 2017 517 views

What jobs are available for someone interested in motion graphics?

I am currently a graphic design student and have found a love for typography, vector based illustrations and infographics. I have experimented with AfterEffects and creating simple motion graphics and was wondering what type of jobs are available for such interests. design graphic-design...

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Andrew P. May 27, 2016 1492 views

How easy is it to get into the art industry.

I have always loved art and plan to pursue a career in that field after college. art drawing painting...


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Rita O. May 19, 2016 597 views

Applying for internships in animation?

What advice do you have for animation students applying to intern? What do companies look for specifically in applicants and what can I do to make my application stronger? animation 3d-animation illustrator computer-animation illustration...


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Sydney B. May 16, 2016 875 views

What colleges on the east coast offer an animation major or an animation concentration?

I live in Virginia and I want to study animation. I do not want to leave the east coast to attend college; I am currently interested in the Savannah College of Art and Design. art animation 3d-animation illustration...


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Sydney B. May 16, 2016 722 views

How do you create a great art portfolio?

I want to go to an art school to major in animation. What are ways to improve my portfolio? design arts animation fine-art...