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Body Painter

Body Painter

Body painters take the artistry of working on the human canvas to a whole new level. These artists often do large scale projects on the entire body that require extensive planning and close attention to detail. These applications are often temporary, although longer term dyes such as henna are sometimes used. Body painting usually takes several hours to apply and may require more than one artist. Body painters can work virtually anywhere, as long as the client is comfortable and the environment doesn't interfere with the work. Temporary designs are often applied using water-based paints, so working in a cool...

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Tattoo Artist

Tattoo Artist

Tattoo artists are one of few artists whose creations remain permanently on the body. Tattoo artists traditionally earn their title through an apprenticeship, which lasts approximately four years. These artists must be excellent at drawing and able to identify different styles/genres of art to meet the needs of their clients. Since a mistake by a tattoo artist can't simply be washed away, it's imperative they have the right tools so they can perfect the details within their work. Tattoo artists work in a traditional tattoo parlor or studio, although mobile studios do exist. All artists must be licensed, and tattoo...

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Photographer

Photographer

Being a photographer is a lot more than taking pretty pictures. Photographers research and purchase large amounts of equipment to do their job, have to master advanced editing techniques, and of course, build and maintain a client base. Their work requires dedication, patience, and a desire to understand fundamental photographic principles. Photographers often work in a variety of settings. Some photographers have their own studios and control their environment using backdrops and artificial lighting. Others work outdoors, using natural or urban settings, and natural light from the sun as their lighting source. Photographers can obviously work in either environment and...

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Hairstylist

Hairstylist

Anyone who's ever had a bad haircut or dye job knows how important a good hairstylist is. Hairstylists attend cosmetology school to earn their individual state license, and afterward spend years honing their craft. They can do anything from a simple haircut to a more elaborate hair coloring, and oftentimes do updos for weddings or formal occasions. Their work requires knowledge and precision, and clients often go back to specific hairdressers because of these skills. Hairstylists work in a variety of settings, depending on the work they specialize in. Many hairstylists work in a traditional salon setting, doing haircuts and coloring....

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