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Artists

Artists create artistic works using appropriate techniques, materials and media; design artwork and illustrations; and restore damaged pieces of art.

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About this Career

£19,635

Average salary

New workers start around £6,262.50. Normal pay is £19,635 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,147.01.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Produces works on commission basis for clients.
  • Markets and sells finished work directly to customers.
  • Liaises with writers and publishers to produce book illustrations.
  • Uses artistic skills to restore damaged artworks.
  • Approaches managers of galleries and exhibitions in order to get finished work displayed.
  • Builds up composition into finished work by carving, sculpting, etching, painting, engraving, drawing, etc..
  • Prepares sketches, scale drawings or colour schemes.
  • Selects appropriate materials, medium and method.
  • Onceives and develops ideas and ways of working for artistic composition.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Active Learning
64
Active Listening
63
Critical Thinking
61
Speaking
60
Reading Comprehension
59
Writing
59
Learning Strategies
58
Mathematics
58
Monitoring
58
Science
34

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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