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Fine Arts

Overview 

The use of art as a form is referred to as fine arts, and it necessitates a passion for envisioning or producing. Its concentration is on designing objects with notions and ideas that highlight the object's attractiveness. Students with a professional degree in Fine Arts obtain knowledge and education in the visual and performing arts. A fine arts student can major in design, sculpture, acting, music, pottery, painting, and/or any other related field. Today, there are numerous lucrative, popular, and prestigious jobs in the Fine Arts field.

- Career Scope in Fine Arts

  • Art Studios

These studios help artists hone their technical skills and creative abilities, allowing them to establish their unique artistic style and create visually appealing art forms like photography, paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, and ceramics.

  • Advertising Companies

Getting hired at an advertising agency is a great way for aspiring artists to show off their creative side by designing material for their clients or organisations.

  • Graphic Arts

It's a hybrid of art and technology. It entails creating fascinating and inspiring designs for publications, brochures, and commercials, among other things.

  • Fashion Houses

In the fashion industry, fine arts in fashion design has a lot of potential. It improves one's capacity to work with various fabrics, styles, and techniques. From the first sketch to the finished garment, a fine arts degree is essential.

  • Print Making

Art preparation, graphic modification, and colour matching are all part of a printmaking work. This would also necessitate a person's experience with various types of printing machines.

  • Publishing Houses

Having studied fine arts can also help you obtain work in publishing houses as a cover designer, layout designer, or content designer. Advertisements, brochures, exhibitions, annual reports, medical texts, journals, and storybooks all require illustrations.

  • Freelance Working

One can also make a career via freelancing, which entails not only creating new work but also promoting already completed work. It is crucial to note that freelancing does not guarantee a steady stream of income because it is greatly contingent on the type of work completed.

  • Electronic Industry

This entails the creation of animation sequences or storyboards for games and other software, which necessitates computer arts and design expertise.

  • Animation

Visual effects, sequences, movies, and/or electronic games are all examples of animation. Animators frequently collaborate in groups and then combine their efforts to create a broader total. It's a fascinating mix of technology and imagination.

  • Textile Industry

A degree in fine arts (ideally fashion design) can assist a person in obtaining employment in the textile business, which includes jobs such as fashion design, costume design, wallpaper design, upholstery design, and craft artists.

  • Films and Theatre

Fine artists are essential in film and theatre for the development and design of backgrounds, sets, animation, and special effects. Visual special effects for animated television shows and films are created by multimedia artists and animators.

  • Art Teacher / Professor

Person with Fine Arts degree can be employed as the Art teacher's schools and/or colleges or a self-employed setting to guide their students. They impart drawing lessons to their students. They help them develop artistic skills by cultivating creative expression and fostering an understanding of shapes, colours and texture.

  • Multimedia Artist

Visual special effects for animated television shows, films, and video games are created by multimedia artists and animators. They may utilise hand-drawn graphics or computer software to create scenarios.

 

- How to Opt for a Career in Fine Arts

   Options        Stream       Graduation       After Graduation   

   1   

Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue Bachelors ?n Fine or Visual Arts for 3 years Pursue Masters in Fine or Visual Arts / PG Diploma / Study Abroad for 2 years

   2   

Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue Diploma in Visual /Fine Arts For 1 year Pursue PG Diploma in Fine Arts or Study Abroad for 2 years

 

- Quick Facts

  • In the sphere of Fine Arts, a person with a basic understanding of any form of art can perform better.
  • Most colleges require a minimum 50 percent aggregate grade point average in Class XII to be eligible.
  • There is also an age limit at several institutions and universities. In several colleges, English is a required subject in class XII.
  • Some colleges require the preparation of a portfolio in order to be admitted.

 

- Top Fine Arts College in India 

College Location
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Baroda
College of Art, Delhi University Delhi
Sir JJ Institute of Applied Arts Mumbai
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi
Visva Bharti, Kala Bhavan West Bengal
Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi
Department of Fine arts, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Varanasi
Aligarh Muslim University Uttar Pradesh
International Institute of Fine Arts Uttar Pradesh
University of Mumbai Mumbai
Apeejay College of Fine Arts Jalandhar
Allahabad University: Faculty of Arts Allahabad
Banasthali University: Faculty of Fine Arts Banasathali
College of Arts & Crafts, Chennai Chennai

 

- Top Fine Arts College in the World 

College Location
Royal College for Art London, UK
Parsons School of Design US
Rhode Island School of Design RI, USA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) US
Pratt Institute US
School of Art Institute of Chicago US
Glasgow school of art UK

 

- Important Entrance Exams

  • Undergraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements
Sir JJ school of Applied arts NA Online Aptitude test, Personal Interview
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication Admission on the basis of first come first Service Entrance exam, Personal Interview, Panel Interview

 

  • Postgraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements
National Institute of Photography Admission on the basis of first come first Service  
Nation Institute of Design Nov - Jan Design Aptitude test (Objective/ Subjective questions), Studio test (Practical test GD) and Interview
Mass Communication Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia April - May Written exam (Subjective/Objective) Interview Portfolio
Light & Life Academy Admission on the basis of first come first Service Portfolio Review, Interaction on skype and personal Interview (should be over 20 years of age)
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication Admission on the basis of first come first Service Entrance exam, Personal Interview, Panel Interview

 

- Job Description

  • Produce art in the form of sketches, paintings, sculptors, or crafts. Concentrate on 2D, 3D, or 4D art forms.
  • Work with editors, authors, art directors, technicians, and designers to construct and install projects using their understanding of colours, texture, drawing, design, and material, among other things.
  • Galleries, exhibitions, stores, artisan markets, and trade shows are all good places to sell your work.
  • Modify the products in accordance with the client's or organization's needs.
  • To increase the popularity of one's artwork, one should promote it.
  • Create or join a group of artists' network.

 

- Pros & Cons of a Career in Fine Arts

Pros - 

  • This course will provide you a strong basis for expressing yourself.
  • Gives you a lot of room to be creative.
  • This course will teach you how to become an effective visual communicator.

Cons - 

  • It's important to be prepared for criticism, as inventiveness isn't always admired.
  • Salary and benefits are not high in the early stages of a job, and a lot of time investment is required.
  • Therefore family is frequently overlooked.