Tired of Boring Photos? Career as a Portrait Artist!

What is a portrait artist?
A portrait artist creates likenesses of individuals using one or more mediums. This might include pencil, ink, paint, pastels, or another type of medium. Portrait artists may accept commissions to create likenesses of individuals, including famous people and celebrities. This type of artist requires a massive amount of raw talent […]

Master the Art of Ink as a Tattoo Artist

What is Tattooing?
Tattooing is one of the oldest art forms known to man. It is a type of body modification that involves creating permanent words or images on the skin. In order to get these images on the skin, ink must be injected under the surface of the skin, by piercing it with a […]

Buy and Sell Masterpieces With an Art Dealer Career

What is an Art Dealer?
For many of us, art is a big part of our lives – even if we might not realize it. Nearly everywhere we look, we’re greeted with some type of art work, from the logos on our t-shirts to the prints on our living room walls to the more extensive […]

Go With the Flow: Try a Career in Airbrushing

What is Airbrushing?
Airbrushing is a painting technique that was developed in the late 19th century. It involves the use of a tool that uses forced air to spray paint or other liquid medium onto a surface. Small compressors are often used to provide the compressed air. The paint is usually stored in a small […]

Join the Urban Art Movement as a Graffiti Artist

What is Graffiti?
Technically, graffiti is considered to be drawings, paintings, or other markings on surfaces in public places. Although this is often believed to be a relatively modern form of art, it actually dates back centuries ago.

Some historians actually argue that the first instances of graffiti were cave paintings made by prehistoric man. Other […]

Brush Up On Your Skills For a Career In Painting

What Is Painting?
Painting is a centuries old form of fine art that involves carefully spreading paint on a canvas to create a picture. The most popular types of paint include oil paint, watercolor paint, acrylic paint, and tempera paint. Traditional canvas include cloth canvases and paper canvases, but other materials, like wood and stone, can […]