Paint colors on zinc plates.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Plate Painters do?
Paints colors on zinc plates, using brushes and watercolors, following colors in original design, to guide PANTOGRAPHER in transferring design to cloth-printing rollers.
Should I be a Plate Painter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
Also known as:
Painter, Plate, Plate Painter Apprentice
How to become a Plate Painter
Most Plate Painters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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