What is a Career in Oil Painting?

I am very curious about a Career in Oil Painting. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Oil Painting, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Oil Painting. In my quest to learn more about a 
Career in Oil Painting, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171113-0006/Arts/Fine Arts/Career-in-Oil-Painting/hindi

Prenita Dutt's overview!

Prenita Dutt has 13 years & 5 months of professional experience in Oil Painting. Prenita Dutt has worked in Oil Painting as Artist in Studio Prenita Dutt. In Prenita Dutt's own words, this is how Prenita Dutt got into Oil Painting: "I did my Schooling from CJM, Dehradun. After that I did my Graduation in Psychology from JMC. I also did my B Ed from HN Bahuguna University. Apart from this I also did a Diploma in Counselling. I was always interested in Art, and I am a self taught artist who has been painting since 2005." This link showed on the first page of search results for Prenita Dutt: https://www.lifepage.in/page/prenitadutt

Career Video on Oil Painting

In a video, Prenita Dutt has talked about various aspects of a Career in Oil Painting. Prenita Dutt started by explaining Oil Painting as: "Oil painting is the process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil" The video gave me so much food for thought.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Oil Painting, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Oil Painting. Prenita Dutt touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Types of Painting
  • Mediums of Art
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Techniques of Oil Painting
  • Knowledge of Colors
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Prenita Dutt then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Oil Painting:
  • Ability To Draw
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Aesthetics
  • Innovation & Experimentation
  • Motivation
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Prenita Dutt believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Oil Painting:
  • Self Satisfaction
  • Monetary Benefits
  • Recognition
  • Growth
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Prenita Dutt believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Oil Painting:
  • Discipline & Practice
  • Competition
  • Instability
  • Sustainability
  • Networking & Criticism

In the final section of the video Prenita Dutt talks about How a day goes in a Career in Oil Painting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Oil 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: https://lifepage.app.link/20171113-0006

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Oil Painting, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage can help you find your Career Objective. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Modeling Art
    [Artist | Self-Employed]

  • Career in Painting
    [Painter | Various Creative Assignments]

  • Career in Multimedia Art
    [Self Employed | Various Creative Assignments]

  • Career in Painting
    [Head | Tanshi Arts]

  • Career in Fine Arts
    [Artist | Individual]

  • Career in Art Making
    [Artist | Nikki Anand Art]

  • Career in Tattoo Artistry
    [Tattoo Artist | Sam - Studio]

  • Career in Painting
    [Painter | Soham Art Centre, Mussorie]

  • Career in Painting
    [Painter | Various Assignments]

  • Career in Painting
    [Artist | Fine Art Glimpses]

  • Career in Teaching Art
    [Art Teacher | Action for Ability Development and Inclusion (AADI)]

Information about other Career Options

I also looked out for more information about other Career options and found these great articles:

Interesting Career Articles

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Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates: http://www.aka.net.in


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