For artists, many different areas of expertise have been opened up by the dawning of the digital age. In this day and age when the demand has skyrocketed for high-quality content creation, stock photos and graphics to keep pace with the daily internet traffic, the phrase “starving” artist no longer applies. If you yourself are a visual artist, a career in the production of moving images which is both challenging and rewarding, may be something you might want to consider.
The challenge is presented by your need to get acquainted with the applicable technologies necessary to create moving images. Included in this will be CGI, the usage of computer-generated imagery necessary to create videos and photographs. You will also be required to master a number of software technologies. This is demanded by the wide variety of visual products possible. CGI entails the creation of dynamic, static, 2D or 3D images that can be turned into video games, films, printed media, simulators, advertisements, and truly so many other applications.
The need for originality and creativity cannot be overstated because of the sheer number of content and images floating across the internet. This poses a difficult but very worthwhile goal to be met, if you are an artists. Producing a viral and well-regarded piece, gaining recognition from peers, creating a thought-evoking and visually stunning piece in a vast sea of other images is truly a great feat and typically one that a true artists would be anxious to take on. The truth is that an entirely new medium is provided to artists and programmers by CGI. Just as much as training is required for oils and watercolors, CGI content rendition demands precision carefully carried out in planning and execution as well. It is even more difficult these days even the better smartphones can produce crisp and clear images. The truth is that it truly requires creativity and innovation these days as well as some serious planning, to produce a standout image. The CGI developer must also be aware and keep in mind that every day newer technologies are being introduced so they cannot remain static and in order to remain truly competitive, they have to stay updated with these changes.
The fact of the matter is that the complexities of content creation and photography have truly been raised to a new high by the evolving digital age, but it must be kept in mind that it truly is an industry both intellectually and financially rewarding. This may just be the career choice for you, if you enjoy the challenge of constantly reinventing yourself!