Is Painting a good Career option?

Is Painting a good Career option?

There are many nuances of a Career in Painting. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Painting, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Painting. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Painting, I found this amazing page: Arts/Career-in-Painting/hindi 

Sarojini Dabral's outlook!

Sarojini Dabral invested 8 years & 5 months in Painting. Sarojini Dabral has worked in Painting as Painter in Various Creative Assignments. In Sarojini Dabral's own words, this is how Sarojini Dabral got into Painting: "I did Diploma in Fashion Designing & Merchandising. I worked at Xcess Merchandising as a Merchandiser and at Metro Group Buying as a Merchandising Designer. I have taken up various projects in painting in Uttarakhand. I am a painter in Mumbai." I wanted to know more about Sarojini Dabral and found this profile: 

Career Video on Painting

In a video, Sarojini Dabral has talked about various aspects of a Career in Painting. Sarojini Dabral started by explaining Painting as: "Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used." The video was an engaging disposition.

  • I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Painting and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Painting. Sarojini Dabral touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Forms of Painting
  • Techniques of Painting
  • Different Mediums

Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.

  • Sarojini Dabral then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Painting:Imagination
  • Visualisation
  • Composition
  • Presentation Skills
  • Patience & Consistency
  • Drawing

It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.

  • Sarojini Dabral believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Painting:Self-Satisfaction
  • Medium of Expression
  • Exploring
  • Good Source of Earning

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.

  • And, Sarojini Dabral believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Painting:Clarity
  • Critic-Based Field
  • Slow Pace of Growth
  • No External Support

In the final section of the video Sarojini Dabral talks about How a day goes in a Career in Painting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Painting, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

  • I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:Career in Modeling Art:
  • Arts/Career-in-Modeling-Art/english

  • Career in Multimedia Art:
  • Arts/Career-in-Multimedia-Art/english

  • Career in Painting:
  • Arts/Career-in-Painting/english

  • Career in Fine Arts:
  • Arts/Career-in-Fine-Arts/hindi

  • Career in Art Making:
  • Arts/Career-in-Art-Making/english

  • Career in Tattoo Artistry:
  • Arts/Career-in-Tattoo-Artistry/english

  • Career in Oil Painting:
  • Arts/Career-in-Oil-Painting/hindi

  • Career in Painting:
  • Arts/Career-in-Painting/hindi

  • Career in Painting:
  • Arts/Career-in-Painting/english

  • Career in Painting:
  • Arts/Career-in-Painting/english

  • Career in Teaching Art:
  • Arts/Career-in-Teaching-Art/english

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Painting I was curious about LifePage. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: