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Visual Arts and Crafts - What You Need to Know
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Can you imagine a world without art?
Is your mind's eye always at work? Do you feel fulfilled and alive when you're drawing, making or designing something? Do you get excited by vivid colours and striking images in a painting or photograph? Are you intrigued by the style and design of an ad or a website? Then visual arts, crafts and design could provide you with a deeply satisfying career path that would engage your eye, hand, head and heart.
Perhaps you dream of being an artist or craftsperson selling your vision to the public. Maybe you'd like to get into computer animation or web design. Perhaps running a crafts store or art or gallery is your ambition. Whatever route you choose, you'll need to identify your skills and develop them to their fullest potential.
How can you know if a career in visual arts, crafts or design would be right for you? Use the following checklist and see if your interests and talents fit this fascinating career path.