Profession drawing artist

Drawing artists express concepts by providing a drawn representation corresponding to the idea.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Labour legislation

    Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.

  • Intellectual property law

    The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.

  • Art history

    The history of art and artists, the artistic trends throughout centuries and their contemporary evolutions.

Skills

  • Select subject matter

    Select subject matter based on personal or public interest, or ordered by a publisher or agent.

  • Contextualise artistic work

    Identify influences and situate your work within a specific trend which may be of an artistic, aesthetic, or philosophical natures. Analyse the evolution of artistic trends, consult experts in the field, attend events, etc.

  • Use digital illustration techniques

    Create drawings using digital illustration programmes and techniques.

  • Select illustration styles

    Select the appropriate style, medium, and techniques of illustration in line with the needs of the project and client's requests.

  • Create original drawings

    Create original drawings, based on texts, thorough research and discussion with authors, journalists and specialists.

  • Create sketches

    Draw sketches to prepare for a drawing or as a standalone artistic technique.

  • Use traditional illustration techniques

    Create drawings using traditional illustration techniques such as watercolour, pen and ink, airbrush art, oil painting, pastels, wood engraving, and linoleum cuts.

  • Select artistic materials to create artworks

    Select artistic materials based on strength, colour, texture, balance, weight, size, and other characteristics that should guarantee the feasibility of the artistic creation regarding the expected shape, color, etc. - even thought the result might vary from it. Artistic materials such as paint, ink, water colours, charcoal, oil, or computer software can be used as much as garbage, living products (fruits, etc) and any kind of material depending on the creative project.

  • Ensure visual quality of the set

    Inspect and amend the scenery and set-dressing to make sure the visual quality is optimal with in constraints of time, budget and manpower.

  • Draw up artistic project proposals

    Write project proposals for art facilities, artist residencies and galleries.

  • Create digital images

    Create and process two-dimensional and three-dimensional digital images depicting animated objects or illustrating a process, using computer animation or modelling programs.

  • Develop visual elements

    Imagine and apply visual elements such as line, space, colour, and mass to express emotions or ideas.

  • Confer on artwork

    Introduce and discuss the nature and content of art work, achieved or to be produced with an audience, art directors, catalogue editors, journalists, and other parties of interest.

Optional knowledge and skills

keep personal administration present exhibition develop educational activities participate in artistic mediation activities collaborate with a technical staff in artistic productions plan art educational activities develop educational resources assess conservation needs develop artistic project budgets

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