Work at Home Artistic Jobs

Artistic Jobs in photography, illustration, graphic design and more

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Many of these work-at-home artistic jobs found on the web are for beginners, and pay according. They are good ways to pick up extra cash, build a portfolio or sharpen skills. Eventually, the experience gained can lead to opportunities to build a home business as an artists. 

While most of these jobs are for beginners, this list of at-home artistic jobs also includes freelance opportunities for experienced artists. While many experienced artists may prefer to start a business or a home photography...MORE studio, earning some extra money on the side at these artistic jobs can help build savings need to start a business.

If photography is your passion, see  how and where to sell your photos online. For more genreral at-home opportunities, see this directory of work at home jobs.

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    Photography, Writing
    Pet-centric, humorous greeting card maker licenses photographs from freelancers. Occasionally accepts new verse writers. Read the submission guidelines before sending your work. 

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    Artists/Illustrators, Writers, Colorists
    Comic book publisher hires for these artistic jobs on a freelance basis. Artists looking for contract work should send a link to a gallery showing their work. Colorists can send an email. Writers can email 8-12 page story with panel to panel descriptions and in full script format. And those who wish to submit their own creations should send  an overview of the story, a detailed plot synopsis, sample script pages, character designs, and sample art pages....MORE See website for details.

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    Designers, Illustrators
    Collectibles company seeks freelance artists to work with its product development teams on products that include collector plates, ornaments, dolls, music boxes and figurines.

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    Company hires freelance artists working in acrylic, gouache, watercolor, oil paint, pastel and mixed media collage to create work in a variety of themes (nautical, Christmas, regional, florals, etc.) for its line of paper products.

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    Magazines accepts hand-drawn and computer-generated illustrations from freelancers. Send non-returnable samples for consideration for an assignment.

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    Illustrators, Cartoonists
    Sportswear company hires freelancers to supplement its in-house art staff in creating original illustrations of mascots, cars, and high school sports.

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    Greeting card company accepts submissions for everyday greetings as well as holiday art and some humor.

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    Monthly magazine purchases nature photography from freelancers.

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    Artists, Cartoonist
    Artist's guidelines for greeting card company call for "fresh and fun-looking artwork in any media and style. Also, sophisticated, funky cartoony-type art (people and/or animals) with or without words. Color work is best."

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    Take pictures of homes on the real estate market. Photographers set appointments, take photographs then upload the work. Payment varies. Amateurs accepted.

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    Artists, Illustrators, Photographers
    Greeting card and stationary company purchases from freelance artists a range of materials from graphics, traditional, whimsical, humor and contemporary pieces to photography.
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    Freelance artists can submit artwork for a card concept along with a message for consideration for greeting card company.

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    Writers, Photographers
    Pay ranges for freelance writing assignments (essays, interviews, fiction, and poetry) from $300 to $2,000. One-time use of photos pays $100-$500.