How to Become a Floral Designer

All over the world, flowers have long symbolized human emotions–love, despair, passion, and even honor. Flowers are given on almost every holiday, and many large scale events like weddings are practically planned around them. For this reason, arranging flowers is truly an art form unto itself. Floral arrangements are not necessarily the first things […]

Medicine Meets Art: Explore a Medical Illustration Career

What is Medical Illustration?
Before the invention of cameras and computers, every illustration in a medical journal or medical textbook was drawn by talented artists. Today, although many of the images found in these publications are photographs, there are still a handful of medical illustrations.

Basically, medical illustration is a cross between medicine and art. This […]

Get Movin’ With a Career in 3D Animation

What is 3D Animation?
Sometimes referred to as 3D CGI, 3D animation is a type of animation that uses computer generated images to create animated scenes. Compared to 2D animation, or traditional animation, 3D has much more depth, and it looks much more realistic.

An animated scene starts with one picture, which is referred to a […]

The Competition Myth – 3 Advantageous Truths

We’ve all heard it. We’ve all heard it several times, in fact. It is a somber bit of “wisdom” from someone close to us, always spoken with an air of warning:

“There’s a lot of competition out there…”

When we hear these words they strike us with the force of a magic spell. As the idea […]

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    Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – October 2013 Edition

Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – October 2013 Edition

We’ve covered multiple different ways to use Kickstarter to kick start your art career. See our September 2013 Kickstarter Projects here. This month we continue to keep a keen eye out for unique and inspiring artist projects. Please note the projects addressed below are listed in no particular order; TheArtCareerProject.com is not ranking these based on any bias or […]

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    Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – September 2013 Edition

Five Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding – September 2013 Edition

A few months ago we covered all the different ways that using Kickstarter can help jump-start your art career, but we never actually got around to finding great examples of artists and organizations that were using Kickstarter effectively – shame on us. The good news is that Kickstarter is still very much alive and…err….kicking […]

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    M’chel Bauxal-Gleason – Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

M’chel Bauxal-Gleason – Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

M’chel Bauxal-Gleason – Celebrity Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist
Artists don’t always use what is considered the ‘typical’ canvas to create their masterpieces, and some students aren’t even aware of the exciting possibilities of pursuing a career in the beauty and entertainment industry. M’chel Bauxal-Gleason is an accomplished celebrity make-up artist and hair stylist who […]

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    Jim Stevens – Master Scrimshander (March Artist Spotlight)

Jim Stevens – Master Scrimshander (March Artist Spotlight)

Imagine producing intricate works of art that can take hundreds of hours to complete. Now, imagine a legally blind artist with only a pindot of vision remaining in both eyes carrying on the tradition of one of the oldest art forms in North America. Jim Stevens is an exceptional inspiration representing the fine art […]

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    Engineering More Realistic and Creative Video Games Puts Designers in the Spotlight

Engineering More Realistic and Creative Video Games Puts Designers in the Spotlight

In a recent interview in the New York Times, video game executive Jade Raymond explained to the world how her industry has begun to push towards previously uncharted diversity in game characters and themes. While Raymond estimates that this reactionary change has emerged from a desire on the behalf of audiences for more realistic characters, […]

10 Museum Exhibits to Make Time for in 2013

For some museum exhibits are an acquired taste. Some people don’t understand how non-moving works of art of all shapes and sizes can be so fascinating, which is why we decided it was time to try and change some of those people’s minds. There are many ways to appreciate a museum exhibit, including appreciation […]