A Fine Artist is One who creates original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
Depending on his job specification he may be called: Sculptor, Painter, Artist Blacksmith, Illustrator, Portrait Artist, Sacred Art Artist, Stained Glass Artist, Automotive Artist.
This Occupation May Require: SSCE: Diploma; Degree; Professional Certification, Training
Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities
- Uses materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, or computer software to create artwork.
- Integrates and develops visual elements, such as line, space, mass, color, and perspective, in order to produce desired effects such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods.
- Confers with clients, editors, writers, art directors, and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
- Submits preliminary or finished artwork or project plans to clients for approval, incorporating changes as necessary.
- Maintains portfolios of artistic work to demonstrate styles, interests, and abilities.
- Creates finished art work as decoration, or to elucidate or substitute for spoken or written messages.
- Cuts, bends, laminates, arranges, and fastens individual or mixed raw and manufactured materials and products to form works of art.
- Monitors events, trends, and other circumstances, researches specific subject areas, attends art exhibitions, and reads art publications in order to develop ideas and keep current on art world activities.
- Studies different techniques to learn how to apply them to artistic endeavors.
- Renders drawings, illustrations, and sketches of buildings, manufactured products, or models, working from sketches, blueprints, memory, models, or reference materials.