Create original artwork.
• Work with clients, writers, and art directors to talk about the artwork.
• Use materials, such as pens, clay, computer software, and paints, to create artwork.
• Maintain portfolios of work to show abilities.
• Integrate and develop visual elements, such as line, space, mass, color, and perspective, to produce desired effects, such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods.
Where and When:
• May work inside or outside.
• May work irregular hours.
• May work every day of the week.
What or Who They Work With:
• May work with clients.
• May work with editors or writers.
• May work with art directors.
Education and Training:
• Many have a Bachelor's degree or High School Diploma.
• Most have related work experience.
Related School Subjects:
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