It's the age-old dilemma. You're a creative person trapped in a
boring job. You feel chained to your desk. When the sun casts its
shadows through the blinds, they just look like prison bars. How can
Believe it or not, it's perfectly possible to have a job that's
interesting and creative. You've heard the rumours. You've seen the
Facebook posts. You've read the tweets. People actually painting or
drawing for a living. People making music for a living. People
designing. People telling stories. People working with cushions and
curtains, lipstick and liner, fonts and photographs and slogans.
People inspiring and being creative.
Yes, you too can be one of those people.
Enrolling in one of TAFE NSW's many creative courses is a great first
step to transforming your boring job into an absorbing career. And
there's plenty of creativity on offer. Here's a round-up of the top
five most popular creative career areas available at TAFE NSW right
now. All you have to do is identify your passion and dive right in.
Your future career is waiting for you to make the first move.
If you're a natural creative thinker with artistic flair, then maybe
graphic design is the area for you. You'll learn about technical and
conceptual design, the impact of colour on design dimensions,
typography, layout techniques and folio presentation.
Art and Animation
Whether it's gaming, filmmaking, television or online content, there
are plenty of opportunities for 3D artists and animators. This is the
intersection of artistic vision and technical skills and the place
where you can turn fantasy into reality.
This is an area where your creativity can help people feel and look
their best. You'll learn about a broad range of beauty treatments
including facial massage, hair removal, cosmetic tattooing, lash and
brow treatments, nail technology services and skin care.
Advertising campaigns, marketing trends and clever brand activation
activities all rely on huge amounts of creativity, plus some original
thinking. With the airwaves and internet more crowded than ever with
brands and businesses all vying for people's attention, it takes a
certain kind of creativity to stand out from the rest.
The planning and detailing of interior spaces, whether residential,
commercial or institutional, requires a certain kind of creativity.
When assessing the aesthetic and functional requirements of a space
you need to take into account budget, efficiency, comfort, safety,
compliance and even environmental factors.