If you want to be an art director, multimedia artist or even an animator then you will need a bachelor’s degree. This is necessary so you will learn all about the different technical things that can be done.
When looking at the different colleges and universities you will need to make sure they offer a program so you can get a degree in fine arts. Keep in mind you will still have to take your core classes in order to proceed with the degree. Some of the core classes you will take are art history, natural science, English, studio art and social science. Which ever schools you decide to go with make sure they are credited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
These programs are going to train you on how to use the computer for different techniques. You are going to learn how to capture the best pictures, layouts and even how to bring your drawings to life on the screen.
Many graduates will want to be an art directory right out of college. Unfortunately you will have to start at the entry level of a company and work your way up. You should look into working for advertising, design, motion picture firms or even publishing companies when you are first starting out.
If you want to be a medical illustrator then the schooling will be more intense. Before you can draw about organs you will have to know details about all living organisms. It will also be required you know about any medical or surgical procedures that will be performed. For this field you are going to need a bachelor’s degree plus it is required you take some premedical courses. You can get a master’s degree in this field of work but, there are only four schools this can be obtained from across the United States.