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What are some job options for an artist with no computer skills?

My niece is a great artist, but has ADHD and can't do the whole school thing. She has almost no computer skills and I'm not sure she has the aptitude just yet. She's very interested in fashion and interior decorating. It seems like there is a career in there somewhere. Any ideas? She's 19.

Asked By: fly_your_flag_high - 9/29/2006
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To get into almost ANY professional level jog in the arts would require SOME level of computer use. And when you specify fashion and interior design, her options are even MORE limited, unless she can be DIRECTLY exposed and showcased to the directors hiring their artists... More
Answered By: Vince M - 9/29/2006
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I'm not great with the computer either....ok, actually i'm hopeless, it's a miricle i figured this thing out. Anyway, maby she should start by making a reputation, you know? She could design some freinds clothing, or somebody's house; then whenever someone else notices what she has done they might ask her to do the... More
Answered By: Shadow Warrior - 9/29/2006
 
peddle her stuff! get a portfolio together and go to every ad / design and card agency you can find with it... More
Answered By: Big fella - 9/29/2006
 
Have her simply do what she loves. People have gotten by without computers for years. If she has the talent, she will be just fine. Can she draw? Can she convey her ideas without a computer? If so then off to work she goes.
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Answered By: rickbrowntravels.com - 9/29/2006
 
She should simply go to computer classes... :) in a couple of yaers she won't be able to buy bread without computers!!
Answered By: Flop - 9/30/2006
 
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