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Graphic Art | Graphic Artists

Graphic arts is a term applied to the art of printing and drawing. Graphic arts as a trade can be traced back to the first instances of the stamped image or word.

Graphic Design

Graphic design is a subset of the graphic arts. Graphic arts also includes graphic production--prepress, printing and bindery.

Difference between Graphic Art and Graphic design

Mostly people think that artists are designers and designers are artists. An artist is FREE. He doesn't have to follow any rules or guidelines but a designer does follow given rules and guidlines.

Of course some designers can be artists and vice versa.