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Old 06-28-2018, 07:04 PM
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What course would I take?

I love art. But I am having trouble deciding what courses I should take (and in what college?) in order to be able to expand my horizons with the goal of having art as a profession. I enjoy realism, portraiture, and am interested in creating covers for juvenile books. Digital design is also an intriguing profession.

I have been advised by a family member to have digital design as a main profession and keep my art as a side job. "Art won't pay the bills," they say.

Here's what I think about art not paying the bills: I love what I do. I would sell everything I own if it means I could continue doing art.

What would you advise me to do?
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Old 07-14-2018, 01:22 PM
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Re: What course would I take?

you could:
practice, a lot, pencils and digital
start [or continue] doing portraits for people, sell a few, get your name out there as a good portrait artist.
take a business course - always useful to have a clue about business, for your own operation or for working for someone else, business is universal.

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Re: What course would I take?

Thanks Gives me an idea of when to start when I reach college.
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