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Art & Design

List of Art Jobs

Pei Leong

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List of Art Jobs Art & Design (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr Graphic Designer Art



Art Editor

Body Piercer


Fine Artist

French Polisher


Make-up Artist

Model Maker

Naval Architect


Picture Framer

Set Designer

Sewing Machinist



Tattooist A graphic designer is a professional person whose job is to collect images and motion graphics in order to create a design. The graphic
designers make
designs for
advertisements and flyers. As a good
graphic designer,
graphic software
is only a part to
achieve one
of the tools. Also as the present 99%
of the units,
the graphic designer
cannot be affected
whether they admit
you factor in that, and
they focus more of
your actual ability,
whether successful works. Some company are willing
to train the unit, from some
of your work, even in the
school's works, will analyze
the design you have the
potential to do, whether
they can nurture nature. Job Description • To meet the clients for knowing and discussing their needs
• To use computer software to create images
• To paste and collect final layout in order to prepare layouts for printer
• To create effective and distinctive designs that carry out the requirements of a project
• To create graphics and designs for websites or company logos
• To have a complete information about computer in order to develop designs for clients
• To produce animated or still graphics for TV advertisement
• To study the photographs for planning the presentation of products or services
• To keep abreast of the innovations in the field of IT If you want to become a graphic designer, the education requirement would be a Bachelor’s degree in art or graphic design.

An even more competitive degree is Bachelor’s in fine arts.

Higher and good education surely opens door of success for you. The skills required are:
• Excellent communication skills
• Problem-solving skills
• Creativity
• Ability to communicate ideas to clients
• Ability to express their own ideas orally
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to set good and attractive colour designs Artist Most of the artists had the high aesthetic, creative skills , skilled in the art work and certain success. All the artists in their art field had their own professional expertise. Also included in addition to his career in the artistic creation And this is an original in nature, it come in the mind of the creators of works of art. As an artist you need to have the conditions to be: well-developed aesthetic sense, creative imagination, rich emotion, skilled artistic skills and spatial imagination. Artists, in people's minds is often a difficult group to understand the unique Artists, in people's minds is often a difficult group to understand the unique Or they have a higher or different from the ordinary way of thinking, purpose and ideas Art is a kind of emotional sustenance and expression Artists also can be used is a proper type, material, people to describe the ideas of the people True artist, his life and ideas, is unable to understand ordinary people. But there are also the situation for the simple style of the artist, this simple, easy to understand the work, it seems more likely to be accepted. This kind of work, often inspired by ideas from the life or ordinary. Fashion Designer Job Description

① responsible for managing a
brand's design direction

② to define the initial design shape

③ to professional needs
functional and fashion elements
to achieve the basic design,to
ensure that products designed
to meet the company's
market position

④ required to complete the
product line design artwork

⑤ follow up the first edition produced. As a Fashion designer clothing is the actual painting or creative materials or clothing to express ideas about people. They can have their
own business,
employed people can
also be a freelancer. This definition is
clearly international.
The nature of
creative designers. Advertising is a way a company encourages people to buy goods, services, companies and ideas, usually performed by an identified sponsor, and performed through a variety of media. Advertisers influence our identity by making adverts. Many people agree that they influence our identity and they have a huge impact on our life. They influence our identity by using things such as techniques, stereotypes and targeting our audience. Our personal identity is who we are and what things make us up such as occupation, beliefs, personality, self esteem, lifestyle, relation ships, friends, how we look and what we wear. Advertisers use techniques to grab people's attention. Advertising can bring new customers and more sales for the business. Billboards advertise products on city streets, these may simply be freestanding billboards or may be part of street furniture such as a bus shelter. Buses and taxis are often covered in adverts, while budget airlines sometimes allow advertising inside their planes. Adverts also appear in newspapers, magazines and sports programmes. Many stadiums have adverts set around them. Sports teams, tournaments, television programmes and public events sometimes have sponsors. Advertising also takes place on the internet and teletext. A flyer (leaflet) is a single-page leaflet advertising a nightclub, event, service, or other activity. Flyers are typically used by individuals or businesses to promote their products or services They are a form of mass marketing or small scale, community communication. The verb "flyering" or "fliering" has evolved as a colloquial expression meaning "to put up flyers". Flyers, along with postcards, pamphlets and small posters, are forms of communication for people who want to engage the public but do not have the money or desire to advertise over the internet, in telephone directories, or classified or display advertising in newspapers or other periodicals. lyers are inexpensive to produce and are regarded as a very effective form of direct marketing by media experts. latent qualities or abilities that mayb be developed and lead to future success or usefulness. an offcial document attensting or recording a paticular fact or event, a level of achievement, the fulfilment of a legal requirement. possession of the means or skill to do something. Design

Graphic Designer

Fashion Designer

Web Designer

Textile Designer

Product Designer

Jewellery Designer

Footwear Designer

Costume Designer Fine artists create original works of art using a variety of methods such as painting, drawing, sculpture, engraving, printmaking, photography or lithographs. Make-up artists prepare make-up and hair for anyone appearing in front of a camera or a live audience. They can work in film, television, concerts, photographic shoots or fashion shows. As a make-up artist, you might create anything from a straightforward natural look to period wigs and make-up, or special effects such as scars and prosthetics. As an animator, you would bring drawings or models to life on screen. Animation could be used in animated short and full-length films, television cartoons, adverts, computer games, music videos, websites and movie visual effects. Making an animation involves many stages, from generating ideas to building models and editing the final piece. Art editors is make sure that magazines or other printed publications look good and easy to read. A Body Piercer, you would pierce various parts of your clients' bodies with a needle or piercing gun and then insert different types of jewellery and metal as a form of decoration. You could also train as a tattooist, and offer this service as well as piercing. Dressmakers make clothing such as dresses, skirts and trousers for their customers. They often run small independent businesses in a particular type of clothing. You would use a machine for most of the sewing, but finish complex work, such as beading or embroidery, by hand. French polishers use traditional hand skills to prepare and treat wood to give it a smooth finish and improve its appearance. They may work on new furniture, restore old pieces of furniture or work on fitted items such as staircases, wall panels and doors. You may also do simple repairs, although a cabinet maker or restorer would deal with more complex work. As a model maker, you would design and make three-dimensional (3D) scale models to show how new buildings or products will look, or to test new designs. You could also make models to create special effects for film or television, or to make complicated technical or scientific ideas easier to understand. If you produce models of buildings, you may also model the surrounding area to show how the building will fit in. Naval architects are engineers who are responsible for the design, construction or repair of ships, boats, other marine vessels. As a photographer, you would use film or digital cameras to take still photographs for a huge range of uses. You would use your technical skills and artistic vision to capture images of people, products, places or events, often on a client’s behalf. In some cases you might employ an assistant to help shoots run smoothly. Assistants set up equipment, prepare sets and props, look after clients, keep records and help with printing. As a picture framer, you would make frames to protect and display of items such as photographs, posters and pictures, certificates, and 3-D objects like medals or dried flowers. If you own a shop, you may also sell other items such as prints, cards and artists' materials, and would have to carry out all the administrative tasks involved in running a business. Set designers create the overall 'look' of a theatre, television or film production. In the film and TV industry they are often known as production designers. As a set or production designer, your work would begin at the start of the production planning process, and end on the opening night or when filming begins. As a sewing machinist, it would be your job to stitch sections of material together to make fabric products, ranging from clothing to soft furnishings. You might specialise on one machine, to produce different finishes. In large scale manufacturing, you might operate computerised sewing machines that read from a digital design pattern. You would work with a different fabrics, such as cotton, wool and leather, and on a number of different product lines. You might also stitch industrial textiles, for example those used in sail making. Signwriters design and paint traditional signs for a different of uses, including shop windows, pubs and historical buildings, classic vehicles and narrow boats. You would use traditional techniques and materials, including wood, metal and glass, and specialised paints and varnishes. Tailors produce custom-made suits, jackets and coats for men and women. They may create the whole garment or work in a team, which involves each member working on a particular part of the tailoring process. Tattooists, also known as body artists, apply permanent images onto their clients' bodies. They use needles and ink to draw images, symbols or words onto the skin. Graphic designers use images and lettering to get across information and ideas and make an impact. This could be for all kinds of purposes, including advertisements, book covers, magazines and brochures, television graphics and websites. As a fashion designer, you could work in one of three different areas – high fashion, designer ready-to-wear and high-street fashion. Within these areas, you would often specialise further, for example in men’s, children’s or sportswear. Web designers use both creative and technical skills to build or revamp websites. They must be able to picture how a site will look , and also understand how it will work. Textile designers create fabric designs and patterns for woven, knitted and printed materials used to make clothing, interior furnishings and other textile products. As a product designer, you would typically specialise in a particular product, based on your training or experience. Examples include items as varied as mobile phones and vacuum cleaners. Product designers decide how many of the items we use in our daily lives look and work. Jewellery designers plan the style and pattern of jewellery, silverware and other decorative metalwork products.

As a jewellery designer, you could produce designs for mass production, or to be made individually or in small numbers by yourself or other craftworkers. As a footwear designer, you could choose to work in one of three different areas: high fashion, designer ready-to-wear and high-street fashion. As a costume designer, you would be responsible for the overall look of the clothes and costumes in theatre, film or television productions. Graphic designers use images and lettering to get across information and ideas and make an impact. This could be for all kinds of purposes, including advertisements, book covers, magazines, television graphics and websites. As a fashion designer, you could work in one of three different areas – high fashion, designer ready to wear and high street fashion. Within these areas, you would often specialise further, for example in men’s, children’s or sportswear. Skills and Knowledge
A good eye for colour, texture and shape
An understanding of the properties of fabrics and how they can be used
Technical skills such as pattern cutting and sewing
The ability to spot and develop trends
drawing skills
The ability to use computer design packages
An understanding of production processes
The ability to solve problems
Commercial awareness
The ability to work as part of a team.

Your work would generally involve:

working to a design brief
analysing or predicting trends in fabrics, colours and shapes
producing concept and mood boards
developing basic shapes through patterns
estimating costs for materials and manufacture
finding suppliers
supervising the making up of sample clothing making in-house presentations, for example to finance departments and Buyers~ Hours Income Starting salaries can be around sixteen-thousand(16,000) a year~

With experience and increased responsibility earnings can range from twenty two thousand(22,000) to six hundred thousand(60,000) or more.

Freelance designers may charge per design or per collection and rates vary widely. Agents may take up to 30% as commission. Entry Requirements You will usually need a relevant degree. A course that teaches both design and technical skills will give you the practical knowledge needed to work in the industry, so you should check the content of courses before making your choice.

Universities offering relevant courses include:

London College of Fashion
De Montfort University, Leicester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh http://www.fashion.arts.ac.uk/ http://www.dmu.ac.uk/home.aspx http://www.mmu.ac.uk/ http://www.hw.ac.uk/home/ You would often work long hours and weekends in order to meet deadlines– for example the launch of a new collection~

You would be due on in a studio or workshop, but could have chances to travel to visit buyes. You could also go on research visits, for example to art galleries, trading shows or to particular places or countries that are linked to a design theme~ To search for fashion-related courses, visit the UCAS website. Entry requirements vary, so you should check with the individual colleges and universities.


You will need to put together a portfolio of work that you can take to course and job interviews. Your portfolio should include moodboards, designs and technical drawings. It is also important to take along actual garments you have produced.

Because the industry is very competitive (more than 4,000 fashion and textiles students compete for just 500 jobs each year), any work experience you gain will give you an advantage when it comes to getting a job.

See the Can U Cut It website for advice on finding work experience and more information about careers in the fashion industry. http://www.ucas.com/ Training and Development You will often start as a design assistant before working your way up to designer– practical experience in the job and a good track record are the key to progressing in your career. You can develop your knowledge and skills by attending short courses and masterclasses. For example, London College of Fashion offers a range of courses covering aspects of design and related technical skills. Postgraduate degrees and diplomas in specialised areas of fashion design and related subjects are available. You will usually need a relevant first degree before doing one of these. You can gain professional Identification by joining the Textile Institute (TI) and applying for qualifications on three levels: Licentiate, Associate and Fellow. The TI also runs conferences, seminars and short courses. Opportunities You will usually work for high street dealer or independent labels. Once you have developed the skills you need to be a successful fashion designer, you can progress to positions such as senior designer or head of department or design director. Other, you may decide to become a freelance designer or become self-employed and launch your own collection. You may find the following links useful for job opening and general reading:

Design Jobs
Design Council http://www.designjobs.co.uk/ http://www.drapersonline.com/ http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/ More Information Can U Cut It?
www.canucutit.co.uk Skillset Careers
Tel: 08080 300 900 (England and Northern Ireland)
www.skillset.org/careers Skillset
Focus Point
21 Caledonian Road
N1 9GB
www.skillset.org Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
www.csd.org.uk Textile Institute
1st Floor
St James's Buildings
Oxford Street
M1 6FQ
Tel: 0161 237 1188
www.textileinstitute.org Jeremy Scott Jeremy Scott is an American fashion designer. He attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, for fashion design. He started his runway career in Paris and has since shown collections in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, London, Moscow and Seoul. He has built a reputation for outrageous designs favoured by pop stars and celebrities, including, Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonceé, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Cory Kennedy, BoA, Wonder Girls, Lee Hyori, SHINee, Big Bang, 2NE1, Lady Gaga, and Hayley Williams. He dressed Britney Spears as a futuristic airline stewardess for her Toxic video. He is also the first fashion designer to dress the moppet diva Miss Piggy, who called him her favourite designer, as have Katy Perry, Lady Gaga. The designer was named number 31 in the Face’s ‘Most Important People in Fashion’ issue. He also appeared on the cover of fashion English magazine I-D in July 2007: the first designer to be featured there wearing clothes of his own design and shot as a self portrait. His photography has appeared on the covers of international fashion magazines such as I-D, Dazed & Confused & Paper magazine. His second collection for the sportswear giant Adidas, a line called Jeremy Scott for Adidas originals by originals, features apparel and footwear, including a high-top sneaker with a wing extending from it, which became an iconic instant bestseller for Adidas. Working closely with the foundation for the late artist Keith Haring, Scott created a shoe and track suit bearing Haring's graphic art—s special project known as AdiColor, a collaborative venture with Adidas. News sources that have interviewed Scott run the gamut from Full Frontal Fashion to The Huffington Post, i-D Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Purple Magazine, 10 Magazine, and Self Service. His designs have been featured editorially by publications such as i-D Magazine, Dazed & Confused, NYLON, ELLE, Vogue, Pop Magazine, and Purple Magazine. On July 13, 2010, Scott appeared on The Young and the Restless as himself. He is known to be close friends with CL, leader of the Korean girl group 2NE1, whose members he has given dresses as gifts. He appeared in 2NE1 TV Season 2 and 3 (a reality show about 2NE1), along with Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas. In November, at the televised 2010 O'live OnStyle Sytle Icon Awards, he presented 2NE1 with the award for the most Fashionable Female Group.
He currently resides in Los Angeles California. Glassmakers produce a wide different types of objects, ranging from milk bottles to windows for buildings and from crystal vases to test tubes. Textile designers create fabric designs and patterns for knitted and printed materials used to make clothing, interior furnishings and other textile products. As a product designer, you would generally specialise in a particular product, based on your training or experience. Examples include items as different as mobile phones. Jewellery designers plan the style and pattern of jewellery, silverware and other decorative metalwork products. Hours You would usually work from 9am to 5pm, but could do longer hours when there are deadlines to meet. Part-time work is sometimes possible. You would usually be based in a studio or office, but may spend some time visiting clients and printers. Income Starting salaries can be around £15,000 a year. Experienced graphic designers can earn between £19,000 and £30,000. Senior graphic designers can earn up to, and over, £50,000. Entry Requirements You would usually be employed on the strength of your skills rather than your qualifications. However, most professional graphic designers have a BTEC HND, foundation degree or degree in graphic design or another art or design based subject. To search for HND, foundation degree and degree courses, visit the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service website. Check with the individual providers for their entry requirements. http://www.ucas.ac.uk/ You will need a working knowledge of computer design software such as: Quark Xpress
3D Studio
Flash. Courses in these are available at colleges and with private course providers. Talent and contacts are the key to getting work, and you will need to keep an up-to-date portfolio of your work to show to potential employers. Unpaid work experience will give you the chance to develop your portfolio, make contacts and impress employers. You could also create a website to showcase your work. Competition for jobs is strong and not all jobs are advertised, so it is a good idea to network and make contacts within the industry, and to approach companies and agencies directly. Visit the design directory on the British Design Innovation website to search for agencies and contacts. Check the guide networking on the Creative Choices° website for advice. British Design Innovation – design directory

Creative Choices° – guide to networking
http://www.creative-choices.co.uk/server.php?show=conQuickipedia.31 To read about the experiences of some successful graphic designers, check the case studies on the Creative Choices° website. Creative Choices° – case studies
http://www.creative-choices.co.uk/server.php?show=nav.503 Training and Development You will need to keep your skills up to date throughout your career. You may be able to attend short courses, for example in computer packages such as those mentioned in the qualifications and experience section above, but you will also learn new skills on the job to meet the needs of particular projects. The Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) and D&AD run courses and workshops for members which you may find useful for professional development. For example, D&AD runs Workout, a range of one-day development courses. Visit the CSD and D&AD websites for details. Joining professional bodies such as CSD and D&AD will also give you the opportunity to make contacts in the industry. Skills and Knowledge creativity and imagination
the ability to find practical solutions to problems knowledge of printing techniques and photography drawing ability IT skills the ability to manage your time, meet deadlines and work within a budget an understanding of current trends and styles excellent communication skills good spelling and grammar normal colour vision Opportunities Most graphic designers work for company that specialise in advertising or company communications, or for in-house design teams in large organisations like retailers, local authorities or banks. Other employers include multimedia companies, charities and educational establishments. You may need to change jobs frequently to build up your experience and add to your portfolio. In larger companies you may be able to progress to senior designer and then to management positions. Alternatively, you could become self-employed, working alone or in partnership. You may find the following links useful for job general reading: Design Week


Design Jobs

British Design Innovation
http://www.britishdesigninnovation.org/ More Information D&AD
9 Graphite Square
Vauxhall Walk
SE11 5EE
Tel: 020 7840 1111
www.dandad.org Design Council
www.designcouncil.org.uk British Design Innovation
www.britishdesigninnovation.org Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
www.csd.org.uk Creative and Cultural Skills
Lafone House
The Leathermarket
Weston Street
www.creative-choices.co.uk Body Piercer Your work would include:
discussing with the client the type of piercing they want and advising on what may be suitable
explaining the procedure and pointing out any risks involved
advising on suitable types of metal and jewellery
sterilising the piece of jewellery and the area which is being pierced
disposing of the needle following health and safety guidelines
showing the client how to care for the piercing as it heals, and what to do if there is a problem.

You could also train as a tattooist, and offer this service as well as piercing. See the Tattooist profile for details. Hours You will usually work five or six days a week, often including weekends. You may also work in the evening if your studio offers late-night opening. You will be based in a studio or salon, which could be part of a beauty salon. You could also work as an ear piercer in a jewellery shop. Income The amount you earn will depend on your personal talent and ability, the reputation of the studio or salon and, if you are self-employed, your ability to promote your business. Other factors that will affect your earnings are the number of hours you work, the amount of competition in the area, and whether you offer tattooing as well as piercing. As a trainee you may only receive travelling expenses at some studios, at others you will be paid a salary. Entry Requirements It is usual for body piercers to train through an apprenticeship with a skilled and experienced piercer. You should approach reputable local registered body piercers for details of possible training opportunities. You can do short training courses run by private studios throughout the country. However, it is not possible to become a fully trained body piercer by this route, and it is recommended by the industry that you do an apprenticeship. This is because of the serious health problems which can be caused by incorrect or unhygienic piercing. Local environmental health departments set requirements for cleanliness of piercing premises, registration of the piercer and cleansing of the equipment. These may vary from one area to another, so it is important to check with your local council. If you are only interested in ear piercing, you can
do the Vocational Training
Charitable Trust (VTCT) Level 2 Certificate in
Ear Piercing. Training and Development The length of your apprenticeship will vary depending on the policy of the studio involved, but it can take between one and three years. Your apprenticeship will include learning about: sterilisation



the possible dangers to the circulatory and nervous systems

how to identify when a piercing is not suitable for a client

other relevant health and safety issues. Skills and Knowledge good hand-eye coordination and a steady hand very high standards of cleanliness and constant awareness of the need for hygiene knowledge of health and safety good spoken communication skills customer service skills. Opportunities You can work as a body piercer in piercing studios, tattoo studios and beauty therapy salons throughout the UK. You could also work as an ear piercer in a jewellery shop.

As an experienced body piercer, you could set up your own salon, possibly employing other piercers or tattooists. More Information Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
3rd Floor
Eastleigh House
Upper Market Street
SO50 9FD
Tel: 023 8068 4500
www.vtct.org.uk Tattooist Hours You would usually work a five- or six-day week, including Saturdays. Studio hours are usually 9am to 5pm, but you may schedule your work into short sessions during the day because of the level of concentration and attention to detail you need. Your premises must be registered by the local environmental health department. Income Earnings will depend on your personal talent and ability, and the reputation of the studio. A trainee tattooist can earn around £12,000 a year.
An experienced tattooist can earn from around £15,000.
Earnings for those owning their own studio vary widely. Entry Requirements It is usual to become a tattooist through an apprenticeship. You should approach local registered tattooists who may agree to take you on as a trainee. You will be expected to buy your own equipment and sterilising units. You can get details of registered tattooists from the Tattoo Club of Great Britain or from the Environmental Health Department of your local council. http://www.tattoo.co.uk/ You must be registered by your local Environmental Health Department – it is illegal to work as tattooist without being registered. Training and Development An apprenticeship can last between one and three years. It can take about five years to become fully competent and able to carry out the various styles of tattooing. Skills and Knowledge a flair for design

excellent attention to detail

good hand-eye co-ordination and a steady hand

high standards of cleanliness and constant awareness of the need for hygiene

a knowledge of health and safety

good communication and customer service skills. Opportunities You could work as a tattooist in tattoo studios around the UK. Some of these are part of beauty salons offering other similar services such as body piercing.

Once you have experience as a tattooist you could become self-employed. More Information Tattoo Club of Great Britain
389 Cowley Road
Tel: 01865 716877
www.tattoo.co.uk Animator Hours For many jobs you will work standard office hours, Monday to Friday, but overtime and unsocial hours may sometimes be necessary to meet deadlines. The work can be office- or studio-based, depending on your role and the type of animation. In stop-motion animation you may spend a lot of time on your feet adjusting models. In other types of animation, you would spend most of your time sitting at a computer or drawing board. Income
Starting salaries are around £20,000 a year.
With more experience and skills, earnings are usually around £30,000 to £40,000. You may also earn a bonus at the end of a project, particularly in the computer games industry. Freelance animators are usually paid a fee for each contract or project. Rates can vary based on your track record and the type of production. Contact the Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU) for current pay guidelines. Entry Requirements To become an animator, you will need skills in drawing, modelling or using computer animation packages. Some animators are self-taught, but many start by taking an animation or art-related course to develop their skills before looking for work. Several colleges and universities offer foundation degrees, BTEC HNDs, degrees and postgraduate courses in animation. The most useful courses include practical skills and work placements. See Skillset’s website for details of industry-endorsed animation courses. You should check content and entry requirements carefully to make sure that the course is right for you. You could also get into the industry with qualifications in other relevant subjects such as: illustration
graphic design
computer programming
model making or sculpture
3-D design
multimedia design You would often start as a studio runner – you don't need qualifications to work in this role, although in practice many people who start at this level are graduates. You could then progress to junior roles like storyboard assistant, digital painter, inbetweener or assistant animator. Follow the links below to read more details about what these jobs involve. Skillset – Studio Runner

Skillset – Storyboard Assistant

Skillset – Digital Painter

Skillset – Inbetweener
http://www.skillset.org/animation/careers/article_4108_1.asp Employers always want to see proof of your talent and creativity, so you will need a ‘showreel’ DVD or online portfolio of your best animation work and ideas to show them. You could also show commitment to joining the industry by entering animation competitions and festivals, and sending short animated films or ideas to broadcasters. Training and Development Most of your training would be on the job, learning from more experienced animators. You should keep up to date with developments in the animation industry throughout your career. It will be useful to learn more software packages that are relevant to your job, for example: 3ds Max
Action Script
Lightwave 3D
After Effects. With experience and advanced skills, you can progress from junior roles to become an animator, lead animator and animation director. Skills and Knowledge creativity and imagination patience and concentration accuracy and attention to detail good computer skills, preferably including graphics and animation software communication and presentation skills the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines good teamworking skills. Opportunities You could work for large or small animation studios, computer games developers, interactive media designers or post-production houses (producing animated film and TV titles and credits). Freelance fixed-term contracts are common. You may find the following links useful for general reading, job vacancies and making contacts: Imagine:http://www.imagineanimation.net/
Animation World Magazine: http://www.awn.com/
Animation Industry Database: http://www.aidb.com/
Festivus/Animation Base: http://www.animationbase.com/
Broadcast Freelancer: http://www.broadcastfreelancer.com/ More Information Skillset
Focus Point
21 Caledonian Road
N1 9GB
www.skillset.org Skillset Careers
Tel: 08080 300 900 (England and Northern Ireland)
Tel: 0808 100 8094 (Scotland)
Tel: 08000 121 815 (Wales)
www.skillset.org/careers British Film Institute (BFI)
21 Stephen Street
Tel: 020 7255 1444
www.bfi.org.uk Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU)
373-377 Clapham Road
www.bectu.org.uk Rex Ray Wimbleton Art Studios http://www.wimbledonartstudios.co.uk/ Next Show
Winter Open Studios Art Show, November 2011 What is it? Wimbledon Art Studios is a well established vibrant hub of contemporary art and twice a year opens its doors for a four day ‘Open Studios' art show. At the show the public are invited to come and buy directly from the artists. It’s an ideal opportunity to view their latest work and to buy the work commission-free. A wide variety of work is available across many disciplines including: painting, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photography, printmaking and furniture design - there is something of interest for everyone. The last Open Studios art show attracted over 5,000 visitors, some regulars but many new people promising to return for the next show. It is thought to be the largest Open Studios art show in Europe. Background Wimbledon Art Studios are based just off of Garratt Lane, behind Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium between Earlsfield and Tooting. We are the largest, single site art studio complex in London and Britain and we have helped to bring regeneration to an otherwise neglected part of the borough of Wandsworth, SW London. Established in 1993 within a working paper warehouse the studios opened with 6 artists renting spaces alongside the paper business. Now, the original warehouse consists of over 100 studio spaces with another 60 studio spaces in a newly, purpose built ‘Blue Studios’ building, on the same site. We currently have over 200 artist tenants. Art Studios have traditionally been established in rundown buildings awaiting either demolition or redevelopment with landlords exploiting this temporary opportunity to offer artists a work space for a few months or in luckier cases, a year or so. Wimbledon Art Studios’ alternative philosophy is to help artisans towards becoming independent through ongoing career development in a stable & encouraging environment. Many of the artists at the studios tend to stay long term and have the opportunity to become a part of a ‘community’, in what otherwise could easily be a very isolating career. The twice yearly Open Studio Art Shows are the only time that the doors are open to the public and it is only then that you get some sense of the scale of the place. Wimbledon Art Studios is now a well respected and vibrant hub of contemporary art with artists ranging from the emerging to the well established. The artists produce work across almost every discipline including painting, ceramics, weaving, photography, furniture making, textile design & sculpture, with a high percentage of them working professionally, full time. Many of the emerging artists juggle their studio time around full or part-time jobs and often work late nights or weekends to pursue their interests. Therefore the Studios provide 24 hour access, full security and free parking on site. General Information Wimbledon Art Studios, London comprises of two separate buildings known as the Red and Blue Studios on a single site in Riverside Yard, Riverside Road, Earlsfield, London SW17. The Red Studios are part of the first and second floors of a 15,000sq ft/ 4572 Sq Mt warehouse which has been altered specifically to accommodate over a hundred studio spaces of various shapes and sizes. However as of the 1st November 2011 an additional 55 brand new studios will open in a reclaimed section of the warehouse, therefore increasing the number of studios in the Red Studio building to 155. Large sky light windows, which run the entire length of the warehouse roof, provide a constant source of reliable natural light throughout the day while 13 of the brand new studios have an entire wall of natural light! This is achieved by replacing the previous brick façade with high tech, opaque, polycarbonate, allowing maximum light as well as privacy. The Blue studios are purpose built, state of the art studios that were opened in 2007. They offer the very best in creative space. Both studios are managed by an office of dedicated staff based in the Holman & Williams Packaging Reception on the ground floor of the Warehouse/Red Studios. Blue Studios Availability Red Studios Availability 55 BRAND NEW STUDIOS from 1st November 2011

Some studios still available! To enquire or to arrange a viewing please contact the studios.



218 91 sq ft / 8.45 sq m

245 128sq ft / 11.89 sq m

250 120 sq ft / 11.15 sq m

272 90 sq ft / 8.36 sq m 55 BRAND NEW STUDIOS from 1st November in RED STUDIOS BUILDING

Some studios still available! To enquire or to arrange a viewing please contact the studios.




410 120 sq ft / 11.15 sq m

406 131.5 sq ft / 12.24 sq m
FIRST FLOOR Find Us Wimbledon Art Studios
Riverside Yard
Riverside Road
SW17 0BB We are based on Garratt Business Park Industrial Estate, Garratt Lane. We are half way between Earlsfield overground railway station and Tooting Broadway underground station. Map By Foot By Bus By Car By Train and bus or foot We are approximately 15 minutes walk from Earlsfield overground railway station Tooting Broadway underground station via Garratt Lane. There is free parking at Wimbledon Art Studios in Riverside Yard. Our postcode is SW17 0BB for satnav. The 493 can be taken from Wimbledon railway/underground along Plough Lane. Alight at the Wimbledon Stadium stop. The 44, 77 & 270 run along Garratt Lane between Earlsfield railway station and Tooting Broadway underground station. You need to get off at the Texaco Garage and cross the road to St. Martins Way or Riverside Road. Earlsfield train station is 3 station stops from London Waterloo train station or one stop from Clapham Junction and Wimbledon train stations. Wimbledon overground or underground stations are NOT our nearest stations. Contact Us Studio rentals

Derek Smith - Studio Co-ordinator

+44 (0)208 947 1183

Emily Robson - Studio Co-ordinator/Administrator
+44 (0)208 947 1183 Artist contact

Emma Campbell - Artist Co-ordinator
+44 (0)208 947 1183 General info


Community Art Studios Ltd trading as Wimbledon Art Studios

Place of registration - U.K.

Registration no. - 29172R

Registered under the Industrial & Provident Societies act 1965 - 1978 Registered Office:

Holman and Williams House
9 Riverside Yard,
Riverside Road
London SW17 0BB Artists Jill Sutcliffe My sculptures are an expression of mood, time and gender.

All pieces are hand-built, making each one unique.

My choice of clay is stoneware as this allows pieces to live inside or in the garden.

I obtained a City & Guilds in ceramics in 1998 and have been practicing ever since. http://jillsutcliffe4.carbonmade.com/ Arabella Stewart http://www.arabellastewart.co.uk

arabellastewart@hotmail.co.uk Sue Kinch http://www.suekinch.co.uk


Sue Kinch is a local artist & does quirky ink

& wash illustrations of people in amusing situations.

Sue takes commissions for pictures.

Think of a situation & Sue can personalise it & get

a likeness to family & friends.

Sue will also takes commissions for magazines,

books & cards. Adam Billington Adam Billington is a 39 year old father of three from Wolverhampton. He grew up on Exmoor where his early influences in art came from his father Rod Billington who is a highly regarded artist who has shown work in the UK and America. Adam was further immersed into the world of art and crafts by helping in the family run pottery business for many years. arbillington@yahoo.co.uk Darryn Eggleton «


darryn.eggleton@gmail.com Danielle Wood http://www.daniwood.co.uk

dani.wood@hotmail.com ' my pictures are both hand and machine embroidered, created using vintage textiles, trims etc... picked up at markets and car boot sales.

Some serious, some not.' Gavin Mitchell http://www.gavinmitchell.net

mat361f@me.com My portfolio is always work in progress:
Limited Edition Prints
Commercial Projects Whilst I have the greatest respect for the nature in its unadulterated form it is the impact that man has both on the natural landscape and the material world that most fascinates me. Humans are a profligate species and the evidence of this surrounds us in our everyday world. However with our wastefulness come intrigue, inspiration, excitement and very often beauty. My aim is to capture the spirit that exists in the lost, the forgotten, the momentary and the disposable. I want my images to have a quality, a texture and depth that champion the provenance of these abandoned personalities. Jayson Lilley http://www.jaysonlilley.com/

jaysonlilley@hotmail.com Jayson Lilley was born in 1972 and was brought up in an idyllic seaside village in Devon. Formerly trained in visual communication, advertising and graphic art, he now lives and works in London. His signature bright colours and slick lines create everyday images and themes into iconic scenes. He aims to clear away all clutter and excess and delivers minimalist punchy paintings drawing in style from his background in design.Jayson Lillley is well known throughout London for his paintings of Battersea Power Station, the Trellick Tower and the Friesian cow, reminding him of his childhood in Devon.Heavily influenced by pop art, Jayson Lilley lists Roy Lichtenstein and art deco architecture amongst his favourite inspirations. Alison Pearl alisonpearl@virginmedia.com Alison is a paper sculpture artist. Louise Irving http://www.plainclothesangel.com/

louiseirving@hotmail.com Plain Clothes Angel - Natural Holistic Aromatherapy Skincare & Gifts Plain Clothes Angel are a small range of natural and holistic aromatherapy skincare products and gifts, (including a new range of aromatherapy bracelets) that are completely free from any chemical preservatives or additives. Created by Louise Irving, a professional Tisserand trained aromatherapist, using only pure essential oils and natural materials, to ensure you know exactly what you are putting on your skin. Gallery~ http://www.jeremyscott.com/ Study in Art Colleges University West Thames College Art & Design

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