A painter uses painting as an art to demonstrate his skills of imagination to the world using different colors on a base with a brush. Other equipments like airbrush or knives can also be used to make a painting.  

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

  • - Bachelor of Arts (Three Years) - Certificate/Diploma in Painting (One Year)

Top Colleges

  • Faculty of Visual Arts, BHU, Varanasi Address: Aurobindo Colony, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005 Phone: 0542 236 8558 Website:

Working Conditions

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

Top Companies

  • 45638155 Website: 2. Liquid Designs Address: Amsoft Business Center, Unitech Trade Centre, Ph I, Sushant Lok Phase I, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana 122002 Phone: 098103 49472 Website-