Portrait Artist Resume Samples

The job duty of a Portrait Artist includes creating portraits or privately commissioned pieces for museums, art galleries, or individuals and/or taking photographs for publication. Some of the core duties associated with the post are listed on the Portrait Artist Resume as – capturing the intimate likeness of a person on paper, canvas, or on surfaces such as a photograph, painting, photograph, or another medium, creating both realistic and not so realistic portraits of the needed subjects; developing creative ideas or new methods for making art, selecting the materials needed, using visual techniques to produce the desired art effect, and displaying the work at auctions, craft fairs, museums, online marketplaces, and galleries.

A post-secondary degree is not needed to enter this profession. That being said, most employers prefer Artists who have a degree in arts, a passion for the industry, dedication to the field, and creativity. More than formal education, preference is given to practical experience and a sound portfolio of an accomplished and successful artwork. Hence, those who have mastered the fundamental skills, having terrific body of work, and built-in natural artistic abilities are more successful in the field.

 

Portrait Artist Resume example

Portrait Artist Resume

Summary : An outgoing and energetic artist with a passion for learning new skills and trades that will enhance creative eye. Photography would be a wonderful skill to add to portfolio.

Skills : Adobe Software, Japanese Teacher.

Description :

    1. Created lifelike pastel portraits.
    2. Met and greeted potential customers.
    3. Impressed customers by showcasing my artwork and being able to sketch/ draw in front of a crowd.
    4. Gained skills in customer service, craftsmanship and salesmanship.Up sell items such as mattes and frames.
    5. Handled the cash register.
    6. Acquired clientele for side projects and commissions.
    7. Acknowledged talent and the great customer service gave them, willing to refer me and hire me for other artisitic gigs.
    8. Used Illustration, drawing, conceptualization, imagination, creativeness, customer service/sales, attention to detail, verbal and communication skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS


Portrait Artist Resume

Objective : Seeking a career opportunity that will allow to enhance sales, customer service and marketing skills, as well as sharpen managerial experience.

Skills : Public Speaking, Customer Service, Graphic Design/Illustration/Sketch Artist, Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Inventory Management, Accounting, Management And Event Planning.

Description :

    1. Created detailed professional frontal and profile portraits.
    2. Persuade potential customers to have portraits created and to purchase additional products.
    3. Provided customer service to guests.
    4. Balanced sales book to ensure number of portraits generated equals amount of money received.
    5. Picked up and delivered large sums of currency to the park bank.
    6. Cash register proficient.
    7. Painted over 30 commissioned portraits and paintings for individuals and corporations Studied under.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors In Art


Portrait Artist Resume

Summary : To tell unique, engaging stories across visual mediums. Create innovative solutions for clients and their brands. To facilitate the development and realization of others creative visions.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Html/CSS, Email Marketing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Promoted GALAXY at NTT docomo shop.
    2. Live portrait artist using new tablet.
    3. Consulted with clients and executed custom graphite and charcoal portraiture.
    4. Retouched and color balance photos using Photoshop.
    5. Created composites using various effects and layering techniques in Photoshop Create model cards/.
    6. Trained coworkers Skills Used Graphic creation Image retouching customer service.
    7. Promoted artwork on various social networks daily - Creating original artwork, creating digital versions of artwork.
    8. Created pastel portraits of Cedar Point guests.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Summary : Portrait Artist work will be the stylistic building blocks upon which the animation, video game, cartoon, etc are built. Interpret a design brief from a client or expand their own original idea by illustrating the key characters and environments of a work.

    Skills : Communication and Interpersonal skills.

    Description :

      1. Ventured on a self-journey of artistic exploration through painting portraits for clients using a variety of mediums that included color pencils.
      2. Created challenging art pieces using my problem solving skills.
      3. Improved creative ability by 40% with a daily ritual of drawing and painting.
      4. Created 47 different art pieces using different mediums and methods Art pieces created included: 6 pet portraits for clients.
      5. Responsible for an entire studio operation and hundreds of thousands in revenue brought in monthly. Found clients, set appointments, shot.
      6. Draw, and sculpt work for individuals.
      7. Created realistic portraits of pets by hand using pencils and pastels.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Bachelors Degree

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Summary : Portrait Artist taking photographs for publications, creating privately commissioned pieces for museums or individuals and restoring older works of art. Portrait artists may also critique the work of other artists, teach and participate in exhibitions.

    Skills : Good visual communication skills.

    Description :

      1. Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high quality canvas.
      2. Used Carefully prepared all design layouts into prepress files for offset, web and digital printing.
      3. Developed art and design concepts for clients.
      4. Created black-and-white columnist portraits for The Berkeley Beacon, Emersons weekly newspaper.
      5. Photography Portrait Sales Appointment Setting via telephone Data Entry.
      6. Worked with a photograph that a client and myself agree is most suitable, I then proceed to paint the portrait (or other commissioned .
      7. Notable subjects include, among other, Eugene B.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Summary : As a Portrait Artist, responsible for the overall design and layout of advertisements, publications and other forms of visual communication. In addition to a bachelors degree, requirements can include previous experience in fine art or graphic design.

    Skills : Business and Self-promotion skills.

    Description :

      1. Used different techniques create portraits.
      2. Created sketches, templates, or models to guide their work.
      3. Used visual techniques to produce desired artistic effects.
      4. Developed and maintained their portrait portfolio. The portfolio should highlight their artistic styles and abilities to show to gallery owners and others interested in their work.
      5. Displayed their work at auctions, craft fairs, galleries, museums and online marketplaces.
      6. Marketed themselves to new clients.
      7. Maintained a professional website Dealt with clients one on one, delivering.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Headline : Portrait Artist responsible for capturing images of guests and creating, presenting and selling premium photography services. The standalone portrait studio will cater to weddings and lifestyle portraiture both onboard the ship and shoreside at agreed locations.

    Skills : Good organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

    Description :

      1. Responsible for the quality control of all finished photo products.
      2. Images to be captured in RAW Format and saved on external hard drive.
      3. Worked together with the Photo Manager to maximize the sales.
      4. Responsible for maintaining of all equipment and working areas. Regularly clean and test cameras and lenses to ensure full working conditions.
      5. Participated in daily desk hours at various locations around the ship, to promote Perspectives program.
      6. Shooted wedding/vow renewal or Quinceañeras ceremonies as required.
      7. Shooted officer board photos and other onboard requests.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Headline : Over 2 years of experience work that includes Character designs in a range of styles and archetypes, all with specific and clear personality and appeal.

    Skills : Painting, Drawing, Sculpting, Musical composition, etc.

    Description :

      1. Liaised with the producer, art director, game developer, etc regarding the brief for the project.
      2. Researched concept subjects, styles & genres.
      3. Created detailed key designs from a written brief.
      4. Presented a series of drafts of the concepts for approval.
      5. Responded positively & proactively to feedback 
      6. Draw up specification sheets, establishing dimensions & details for others to follow.
      7. Worked to a schedule.
      8. Used traditional & technological approaches to creating designs in either a 2D or 3D environment.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Headline : Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. Ability to recreate logos and fonts, and restore existing artwork.

    Skills : Understanding edges, Spaces, Light and shadow, relationships, and, the whole, or gestalt.

    Description :

      1. Liaised between heads of programming and design teams.
      2. Researched and developed technical tools for a project.
      3. Set up workflows of art production.
      4. Supported artists and engineers in the 3D art pipeline.
      5. Assisted in asset performance and validation
      6. Solved complex technical issues during development.
      7. Decided on what software and tools are required for game production.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Portrait Artist Resume

    Headline : Possess the equipment and technical expertise to create as close to an industry standard quality of sound as possible for recording remotely.

    Skills : Drawing and Understanding Proportion, Knowledge of Materials.

    Description :

      1. Developed and maintained resources and pipelines along with programmers.
      2. Ported finished art to the game engine.
      3. Ensured final art runs to full visual resolution.
      4. Worked within the limits of the game engine, curating file sizes, polygon counts and loading speeds.
      5. Enforced standards as outlined by heads of departments.
      6. Developed tools and software to execute the needs of the game.
      7. Prepared and designed character systems such as skeletons, cloths, effect emitters and ragdoll collision.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma