Gillian did a Foundation Degree in Art and then went on to study Animation at university. As part of her course she went to China and then was offered a job there for 6 months. Animation jobs have since taken her to Spain and Luxembourg before returning to England to join the Mr. Bean animated series team.
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DescriptionArtists create artistic works using appropriate techniques, materials and media; design artwork and illustrations; and restore damaged pieces of art.
QualificationsNo specific academic qualifications are required although a variety of vocational qualifications, degrees and postgraduate courses are available. Entry can be based upon portfolio work.
- Conceives and develops ideas and ways of working for artistic composition;
- Selects appropriate materials, medium and method;
- Prepares sketches, scale drawings or colour schemes;
- Builds up composition into finished work by carving, sculpting, etching, painting, engraving, drawing, etc.;
- Approaches managers of galleries and exhibitions in order to get finished work displayed;
- Uses artistic skills to restore damaged artworks;
- Liaises with writers and publishers to produce book illustrations;
- Markets and sells finished work directly to customers;
- Produces works on commission basis for clients.
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