Graphic design and drawing illustrations?

I'm interested in the field of art and I see that many places offer graphic designer jobs. I've also heard that some graphic design careers allow you to illustrate things by hand. Is this true? If I like to draw characters, and other random things, by hand, is a graphic design job a good way to go? Are there any advertising/marketing jobs that need people who have a creative illustrating ability? If there is, what is this type of career called? Please help.

Asked By: MiNapi - 10/14/2008
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Yeah of course lol 90% of Graphic Designs start from an illustration free hand or an identical trace of another work or photograph. Whether its for the general design or for the final artwork, you definitely are going to be drawing a fair bit, than finishing your design on the computer than pre-press & print. If you... More
Answered By: 2JP Yeaa - 10/14/2008
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Advertising is the biggest field that uses graphic design, go for it, long live your creative spirit!
Answered By: Jimi Napalm - 10/14/2008
(Are there any advertising/marketing jobs that need people who have a creative illustrating ability? ) Thats what advertising is, it's everywhere, every label,bilboard,cup, everything. I am not in graphic design as of yet but I do know that if you are creative and you can draw, and you like to draw, then go for it. But... More
Answered By: theman4uall - 10/14/2008
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