If you have ever been to Newcastle then you will know what a lively city it is. There are always lots of interesting things to do and places to go in this country town of the North. A trip to Newcastle gives you the chance to visit the famous Newcastle cathedral, which dates back to the 11th century, and also the magnificent national museum, the Museum and Art Gallery. If you enjoy reading then there is an excellent range of books and magazines available at your convenience.
As a passionate lover of the arts I was thrilled to come to see the famous Newcastle Museum and Gallery, home to the famous Frick and Fracka galleries. The museum is also home to the world famous Newcastle Museum of Art, and the Hunterian Archaeological museum. All three venues to display some of the finest collections of cultural works from around the world. In addition, the city has a strong theatre scene with several highly regarded performing arts organisations. There are even a film festival and several live events featuring local talent. So why not take in some of the cultural activities while you are in the city?
One of my favourite pastimes is taking photographs while I am in the city. It is not unusual for photographers to spend many hours just gazing at the fantastic architecture and beautiful sights around. There are so many opportunities for photography here that anyone wanting to get into the creative industry will be able to turn their hobby into a successful profession. As well as being a highly skilled professional photographer, many photographers who start out as novice artists end up winning major art competitions. As well as getting paid very well for your artistic skills, you will also have the satisfaction of contributing to the local economy.
Another popular pastime for photographers in the city is painting. If you love to paint and are considering starting a career as a painter then there are several opportunities available locally. As well as receiving professional treatment, you can practice your art in a variety of workshops run by local organisations. If you enjoy travelling and touring with your work, you may even like to become a street painter.
Of course there are many other aspects of the creative arts that you can pursue to bring in a great deal of money and build a portfolio of your own. Modeling is another popular pastime that can lead to a number of different opportunities. If you have a good face and skin in front of the camera then selling your wares is just as likely to land you work as it is to get people to buy them. For a fraction of what it costs to hire models in big cities, you can be the model of choice for top designers and create your own fashion line.
The opportunities are endless if you have an interest in photography and the creative industry. If you enjoy painting and creating work then why not turn this into your profession and open up your own studio or sell your work to local businesses. Being a painter in the Newcastle area is easy to do, but hard work and commitment are required. To help you along the way, why not take a few of these tips on how to become a professional painter Newcastle and photographer working from your own home.