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An artist is any individual who engages in any form of art, either directly or indirectly. An artist can be anyone who has acquired and mastered a certain skill. An artist can be a creator, performer or a professional in a given field. While in the entertainment industry artist usually refers to musicians and actors, in the fine arts industry, an artist is a painter or a sculptor, and in the digital media industry, an artist is usually a visual designer.

What Does an Artist Do?

Depending on the kind of artist one is talking about, the artist undertakes commissions or projects and provides their client’s with service, in exchange for a pre-fixed sum. A painter, for example, is an artist who has mastered the fine-arts and paints; a musician is an artist who composes music and beautifully strings different music notes together. The most common types are drawing artists – professional who draw or sketch as a hobby or profession.  When talking about artists in the filmmaking business, Foley artists create audio effects for a film using physical props. In the digital industry, artists are professionals who use multimedia or computer software for their artworks. Finding freelance digital artists for hire is an easy job if you know what exactly it is that you are looking for. There are many professionals on Guru who are looking at doing online jobs from home and are always on the lookout for acquiring clients.

When looking to hire freelance artists, make sure they can:

  • Conceptualize and execute art for various platforms
  • Brainstorm and execute ideas
  • Develop a piece of work as per the brief
  • Multi-task and collaborate with others
  • Think creatively and deliver in the stipulated time
  • Work under pressure and meet deadlines

Skills of an Artist

Choose an artist that has the following:

  • Professional degree in the related field
  • Ability to think out-of-the box
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work methodically
  • Knowledge of computer-based software related to the said fields like in the case of drawing artists and Foley artists.

Benefits of Freelance Artists for Hire

A freelancer commits to only a couple of projects at a time and hence, they are able to deliver all that is promised. Communication with freelancers is direct and immediate and this results in a faster turnaround time. There are a number of freelancers who offer online freelance services and take up different projects, depending on their creative skill set.

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Milestones are like checkpoints you create to ensure you're happy with the work every step of the way. Build as many milestones into your job as you want — set a due date for each milestone and the amount to be paid.

Pay by Task

Pay for a single completed task, however big or small. Create and assign tasks for work as needed, and generate invoices from each task once they are completed.

Pay by the Hour

Track progress with ease and confidently pay freelancers by the hour. Use our TimeTracker software to see in the moment updates of work being done. Hiring multiple freelancers for your job? Stay organized with a breakdown of each freelancer's hourly rate and time tracked.

Pay Using Recurring Payments

Easily pay your go-to freelancers on an ongoing basis. Set up to four recurring payment rules for any given job — pay every week, every other week, every month, or every quarter. Stop or Resume payments at any point with just a click of a button.

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