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Painters / Illustrators

An illustrator always focuses on elucidating concepts by providing a visual representation. The illustrator makes sure that the presentation suits to the content of the associated text or idea. Many a time the illustrator defines the complicated concepts or objects that are difficult to describe textually, this is one of the reasons that illustrations are often found in children's books.


Career Options

  • - An illustrator can work in several fields such as - 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

  • • Creativity and ability to market and sell your work • Familiarity with several software programs • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator • Artistic talent
  • creativity
  • imagination
  • skill
  • and knowledge specific to the industry

Courses to be pursued

  • - Degree Course of Bachelor of Fine Arts (Applied Art) Post Graduate Course in Master of Fine Arts - Certificates and diploma Applied Art 2 Years in the subjects: i) Illustration
  • ii) Typography iii) Photography iv) Computer Graphic v) Exhibition - Design
  • Display and Stage Craft - Apprentice Training Course i) Photography
  • ii) Interior Decoration

Top Colleges

  • Website- www.jjiaa.org

Working Conditions

A full time illustrator or designer works in many different industries, including wholesale and retail, advertising, manufacturing, and publishing. One has to work for forty- hours in a week in the studios. However the freelance illustrators and designers have more flexible working hours. The illustrators usually spend a great deal of time marketing their services and establishing a reputation.

Top Companies

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  • 45638166 Website- childrenbookillustrators.net - Liquid Designs Amsoft Business Center, Unitech Trade Centre, Ph I, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana 122002 M. No- 098103 49472 Email- info@liquiddesigns.in phone: 091 9810349472 Website- liquiddesigns.in

Successful Persons

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker and author, widely known as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Satyajit was born in the city of Calcutta into a Bengali family which was well-known in the field of arts and literature.

Manjula Padmanabhan

Manjula Padmanabhan was born in Delhi in a diplomat family in 1953. She took her education from a boarding school in her teenage years. After her graduation she pursued her career in publishing and media-related fields. She achieved various award for her tremendous work, she won the Greek Onassis Award for her play Harvest.

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