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Art Careers

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Stephanie Roberts

on 3 February 2015

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1. Environmental Design
4. Entertainment
3. Product & Fashion Design
2. Communications Design
A. Architect
B. Landscape
C. Interior
Job Responsibilities:
create artwork for books, posters, newspaper
descriptive drawings of anatomy, machinery
create cartoons to entertain & educate
create illustrations of how clothing will look.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
drawing, painting
computer graphics
anatomy, machinery fashion design
A. Graphic
B. Illustrator

A. Industrial
B. Fashion
A. Multimedia
B. Set &
Job responsibilities:
design buildings
supervise construction
Required skills & knowledge:
drawing, drafting, architectural design & history, math, engineering, construction methods, urban planning
Tuesday, 11/5/13
1. List at least 3 job options in the art field.
2. Choose one of the careers you listed. What types of art skills would they need?
3. What other subjects would they need to study for their career?
State Standards:
2.3 Evaluate the utilitarian purpose of art.
4.3 The student will investigate how history and culture have and will influence the production of art.
6.1 Examine how materials, technologies, processes, and terminology used in other disciplines are also used in visual art .
1. Identify different careers in art that are needed within the work force.
2. Compare and contrast the skills necessary for artists at different times in history.
3. Describe how artists shape our visual world.
4. Identify other disciplines needed for art careers.
5. Categorize art careers according to the industry they serve.
Landscape Architect
Job Responsibilities:
design landscapes for private & public rec. areas
plan land contours, watering systems, drainage and planting
Required Knowledge & skills:
architecture, drawing & painting media, botany, geology, ecology, surveying, landscape construction methods
Interior Designer

plan the look of interiors of houses, office buildings, cruise ships, automobiles, and factories.
advise on color schemes, furnishings, lighting, artwork etc.
Required Knowledge & skills:
drawing, color theory, design
ability to work with people
architectural styles
interior lighting
textiles. math
Graphic Designer
Job Responsibilities:
work with words & images to create visual representations to attract attention.
plan promotions & advertisements for companies
make magazines, newspapers, album covers & books appealing
create web sites, signs, & logos
Required Knowledge & Skills:
drawing, painting, collage, art history
lettering, photography, computer graphics
marketing & advertising
a. Corporate Graphic Designer
b. Advertising Agency Designer
c. Publications Designer
d. Web Designer
a. Editorial Illustrator
b. Technical Illustrator
c. Medical Illustrator
d. Cartoonist
Job Responsibilities:
Industrial Design
•Job Responsibilities:
improve the appearance, & quality of manufactured products such as hair dryers, couches, skateboards, computers etc.
design packaging for products like food, perfume, toys, etc.

Required Knowledge & Skills:
drawing, computer graphics, 3D modeling, marketing, style trends, & must understand the production process.
Fashion Designer
•Job Responsibilities:
create designs for all types of clothing and accessories.
•Required Knowledge & Skills:
drawing, art history,
math, business & marketing
sewing, pattern making, textiles, current trends
•Job Responsibilities:
Animator: use computer programs to draw & color pics for animated films
Story board Artist: create sequential sketches to illustrate the action in a film, commercial, video etc.
Video game Designer: research and create the characters & scenes for games.
•Required Knowledge & Skills:
Animator: excellent rapid drawing & design skills, meet strict deadlines, animation software and photography
Story board Artist: produce descriptive drawings rapidly, understand filming, animation procedures, lighting & acting.
Video game Designer: master complex computer programs, understand 2D & 3D space, creativity & imagination
Job Responsibilities:
creating scenery, lighting schemes, and costumes that enhance the feel of a play or film.
Involved from sketches to production of the costumes to constructing the sets.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
drawing, painting, creating models, construction techniques,
research skills, theater history,
sewing, effects of light on colors, film making process.
Exit Ticket
Why would an architect need knowledge about math to do their job well?
Compare and contrast Environmental Design and Product/Fashion Design.
Choose 1 of the 4 categories of art career fields and explain how the activities of those artists affect your everyday life and the lives of others.
Using the Venn diagram, compare and Contrast the jobs & skills of an......
Architect/ Landscape Architect
Interior Designer
Imagine a world without Graphic Design & illustration. What types of images would you not see in your daily life? Write your answers on your own handout.
design ability
art history
color theory
interior lighting
Own your own, match the design example to the correct career title.
design example
career title
Package Designer

Toy Designer

Fashion Designer

Furniture Designer
How might the jobs of artists in the entertainment industry today, differ from those in the early days of film? What new skills and knowledge would they need?
Group Work
Environmental Design
Product/Fashion Design
Each person has a letter in front of them, assigning them one of the Art Career categories. Review your job description & skills required.

As a group, categorize the artwork examples according to which field it belongs to.

A = Environmental Design
B = Communication
C = Product/ Fashion Design
D = Entertainment

4. Identify other disciplines needed for art careers.
3. Describe how artists shape our visual world.
2. Compare and contrast the necessary skills artists for artists at different times in history.
Think. Pair. Share.
Objectives Review
1. Identify different careers in art that are needed within the work force.
2. Compare and contrast the skills necessary for artists at different times in history.
3. Describe how artists shape our visual world.
4. Identify other disciplines needed for art careers.
5. Categorize art careers according to the industry they serve.
Environmental Designers=Architect, Interior Designer, Communications = Graphic Designer, Illustrator
Product & Fashion Designer
Entertainment = Multimedia Designer *Animators, Storyboard artists, Game Designers), Set & Costume Designer
Early Animators only drew sketches by hand, where as with the development of technology enables them to draw on computers. They also can create more realistic looking special effects.
Artists design so much of the world around us, from the clothes we wear, to the houses we live in. They better our consumer products by making them more aesthetically pleasing. They also help inform us from Graphic Designers creating visual representations to convey ideas and sell products. They enhance our quality of life also, through the entertainment industry.
Math = Architecture, Fashion Design
Botany & Ecology = Landscape Architecture
Anatomy = Medical Illustrator
Computer knowledge = Animation, Graphic Design, Illustration
Group Work; matching
design exteriors
design interiors
5. Categorize art works according to the industry they serve.
5. Categorize art works according to the industry they serve.
Bell Work #3
Multimedia Design
Set & Costume Design
a. Package Designer
b. Furniture Designer
c. Toy Designer
a. Animator
b. Storyboard artist
c. Video game designer

Person A/C
Person B/D
Think. Pair. Share.
1950's Disney
Disney today
interior designer
medical illustrator
landscape architect
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