Art and Design as a Career

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Those with great creative skills can always opt for a career in art and design.

Following are a few career paths.


Architecture is a career path that is very well-demanded and assures a good pay scale but requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Ideally, an aspirant of a career in architecture can attempt the branch of the IIT exam which is specific for such aspirants. The exam has mathematics mainly related to geometry, drawing skills, measurement and mental ability and reasoning. One can also appear in the NATA exam.

Artist/ Painter/ Sketcher

Although an independent artist might face a load of difficulties in establishing one’s name, this is an age of freelancing. Websites like Upwork, Fiverr and People for Work welcome artists with great demand. If one is an Indian artist and can manage to grab foreign opportunities and short contracts, one can earn in dollars which convert to a high pay in INR. Pencil sketching is a growing field since getting pencil sketches made of our favorite people has come out as a new art fashion. Many customers are ready to pay enormous amounts to get a portrait of their favorite person sketched which looks just like them. Thus, in this career path, the stability depends on how well one knows his skill.

Original (1)


Many new books are released in a year and mostly, the books which are published for kindergarten and children of primary school require many original illustrations to avoid copyrights for which they hire artists who can make less complex and colorful illustrations.

Illustrator On Ipad Header


A cartoonist is taken to be a creative artist that expresses a lot in very little. Cartooning is taken to be an art of minimalistic and thematic design. A cartoonist should be very aware about the current happenings of the world and make cartoons with which people connect to with their daily life or on themes which are of national or international interest. Many news agencies and newspapers hire special cartoonists for cartoons on political matters.

Amy Gif 3

Fashion Design/ Make-up Artist

Fashion designing is a stream of glamour and the ability to play with colors while having a good knowledge of cloth materials. Fashion designers are given a high pay once they establish their name. They even have the chance to set up a new cloth brand after becoming highly demanded. One can ideally start their career by working hard for a selection by the NIFT exam. Celebrities of television and movies hire their personal make-up artists to look presentable. Today, makeup artists also find a place in taking up contracts of bridal makeup or starting a new salon or parlor on their name.

Diploma In Fashion Designing 500x500

Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a course not just found very commonly on websites like Coursera but also found as an academic course. The National Institute of Design is a premiere institution that offers this course. It is a very widely demanded course as it is an era of websites and online content. All of such content requires designs that impress. Be it a business design, a logo or an invitation letter design, people who are very aware of their social status and the social impact that they make want to look smart with their designs and thus need graphic designers.

Rapidfireart Coloring Ironman Wacom Intuos Pro Paper Edition

Mehndi/ Tattoo/ Rangoli Artist

These designers are always required because of the occurrence of different festivals and because tattoos are quite popular these days among the youth. A tattoo artist, however, requires high expertise and learning.


The Indian Handicrafts are losing their significance. Great crafts, not necessarily the traditional Indian ones, are sold at auctions at high prices or kept on display at shows.

Artisan Work art therapist

By: Debarati Pal

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Most Popular Article's

Career Counselling & Services

Psychometric Tests:

21st Century Skills & Learning Test:

Most Popular Exams