People are born to create.
From the moment you open your eyes in the morning to its closing in the night, you have seen, heard, touched, and experienced art (a gazillion of it) in one way or another. Just look around you!
Art is everywhere. And for some, it’s more than just an everyday experience. It’s what gets them out of bed in the morning and what keeps them up at night. It’s passion in the form of lines, shapes, and colors, the same way it moves them in tune, rhythm, and harmony. Do you feel the same way too?
If you’re from the vibrant island of Mindanao whose heart is for the arts, then we have some good news for you! Here are five art courses you can choose from to feed your creative soul. Ready?
1. Digital Arts
When art meets technology, digital arts come alive. This field of study blends your creativity with technical skills by using computers to create art. With the rise of the science and technology (S&T), it has become one of the most dynamic and in-demand areas in the art industry—giving us our daily dose of visuals whether it’s through a TV commercial, movie poster, or mobile games. (Even GIFs!)
What careers can I pursue in Digital Arts?
Where can I take Digital Arts?
2. Fine Arts
Have you ever looked at something beautiful and wondered what it’s for? If yes, then chances are you are looking at a fine arts masterpiece. Yup, all things a e s t h e t i c belong to this category. Think painting, sculptures, architecture, music, and poetry! Aren’t they just… so fine? In contrast to other art forms, fine art is literally “art for art’s sake.” While it doesn’t necessarily have to be functional, it’s highly appreciated for its beauty. We bet you enjoy it too!
What careers can I pursue in Fine Arts?
- Graphic Novel Artist
- Model and Prop Maker
- Museum Gallery Assistant
Where can I take Fine Arts?
- Ford Academy of the Arts
- Philippine Women’s College of Davao
- Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College
3. Interior Design
If places have some certain vibes or feels, interior design is the one to praise (or blame). This field of study marries art and science to create engaging environments that are both conducive and aesthetic. Do you have a favorite corner at home or a favorite mall you often go to? It’s highly likely the interior designers did such a great job that its design worked its charm on you. Do you want to turn empty spaces into beautiful environments too? If yassss, then interior design might be for you!
What careers can I pursue in Interior Design?
Where can I take Interior Design?
4. Literature and Performing Arts
Some people are born for the spotlight. They are naturals when it comes to performing in front of a crowd—whether it be singing, dancing, or acting. But did you know that there’s a course for that too? While talent is great, performing arts is a skill you can learn and improve on. With this program, you’ll realize that there’s so much more to performance than just throwing lines and memorizing choreography. It’s a craft that requires hard work and discipline, polished by strategies and techniques. Do you have what it takes to be the next superstar? We say take this course and break a leg!
What careers can I pursue in Literature and Performing Arts?
Where can I take Literature and Performing Arts?
5. Multimedia Arts
Don’t you just love it when you read a comic book with detailed graphics or watch a movie with awesome effects? We know you do. We live in a highly visual world! And all thanks to Multimedia Arts, our visual dreams and fantasies can now be turned into realities. If you have a creative mind, a detailed eye, and a heart to create multimedia designs, you might want to try your hand at Multimedia Arts! Taking this course will not only teach you the principles of effective design, but you’ll also learn the best way to make your ideas come alive. Isn’t that great?
What careers can I pursue in Multimedia Arts?
Where can I take Multimedia Arts?
There is no one way to express art. In the same way, there are A LOT of fields you can choose from that can help you learn to appreciate, embrace, and express art in every form. Will it be through Digital Arts? Fine arts? Interior design? Literature and performing arts? Multimedia arts? Take your pick. We’re excited for your masterpiece!
Interested to know more options you can take in Mindanao? Check out our list of schools and courses in the website. Or if you’ve decided already, prep for school and read our articles in the College Life blog section at Edukasyon.ph now!