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Art Teacher

There are different fields with teaching career. Some teachers teach history and some teachers teach English, similarly some teachers teach art history and introduce students to the work of master artists. 

The art teachers generally carry the knowledge of color theory, design, and painting as well as lesson planning, classroom management, and teaching methods.

Career Options

  • - Teacher - Advertisements - Architectural rendering - Greeting cards
  • posters
  • books - Graphic novels - Storyboards manuals - Business magazines - Video games
  • - Newspapers and cartoon illustration

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - To enjoy working with children - Artistic talent - Creative thinking - Enthusiastic and able to motivate and encourage others - Good communication skills. - High levels of organizational skill - Patience and tolerance

Courses to be pursued

  • - Graduate with a nursery training certificate / diploma or degree - Bachelors in education ( B.Ed.) - Diploma or certificate in Art and craft

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Working Conditions

The Art teachers always work under a set pattern in school and community setting. They often instruct students about art history. Many a time an art teacher supervises and assists students encourage creativity, assist students, teach techniques in a variety of mediums. As art history courses primarily focus on the history of art through different eras, thus the art history teachers spend much of their time focusing on educational instruction

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Successful Persons

Maqbool Fida Husain

Maqbool Fida Husain was one of the famous artist. Born in a Sulaymani Bohra family, Husain learned the technique of calligraphy while he stayed at a Madraasa in Baroda. After that, he attended the Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art in Mumbai to enhance his skills. Early in his career Husain painted cinema posters in Mumbai. He also worked for a toy company designing and building toys. He often traveled to Gujarat to paint landscapes when he could afford to.

Sayed Haider Raza

Sayed Haider Raza was a famous artist. He was born in Babaria, Narsinghpur district, Madhya Pradesh After high school. After completing his studies from India he traveled across Europe, and continued to live and exhibit his work in Paris. He was later awarded the Prix de la critique in Paris in 1956. In the same year he was became the first non-French artist to receive the honour.

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