The Sims Freeplay- Careers: Artist

Artist is one of 8 careers your adult sims can have (not including profession careers) and this post explains all you need to know about this career.

How do I start this career?

You firstly need to build the art gallery and then you will be able to select artist from the list of careers.

Once your sim is an artist you can click on the pulsing suitcase on the simtracker to send them to work once a day. During this time you won’t see them at work and you cannot go to the art gallery, on the simtracker it will just say they are at work, once the time is up they will arrive back at home and be rewarded with the simoleons and XP they earned for that shift. The more they work, the higher level they will reach in that career and the more money they will earn.

You can then send your sims to work again at/after 12am as it is the start of a new day.

Still unsure? This post explains how to get a job, send your sims to work and how to quit

What hours do they work?

You can send your sims to work anytime of the day for 7 hours, once they finish their shift you will receive the simoleons and XP they have earned. When they reach a new level in that career a pop up will appear to show you how much they will earn for the next shift.

What are the levels and how much money and XP do you earn for a day at work?

 Title Simoleons Experience Points (XP)
1 Finger Painter 890 590
2 Art Student 990 905
3 Painting Restorer 1,100 1,300
4 Art Critic 1,180 1,520
5 Art Dealer 1,260 1,740

How do I find out what level my sim is on?

You can see this information in the occupations (career) tab. This tab is where you give your sims careers to begin with. Here you can see your sims career and the level they are on and if you click on the symbol of the career you will be able to see how much your sims earn and you can quit jobs from here too.

Which career earns the most money? Find out here

Can I increase my sims career level from home?

Yes you can buy the easel from the promotions r us store or hobby and career items tab of the home store. It costs S700 and once placed in your sims house you can paint for 3 hours. During this time your career bar will increase like it does when they go to work (but slower)


Did you know? You can make 6 paintings using the easel. Once your sim has finished painting click on the easel and select place painting in inventory, you can then find it in the decorations section of your inventory and then place it on your sims walls. Paintings can also be sold for S10:

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2 thoughts on “The Sims Freeplay- Careers: Artist

  1. A suggestion that I do is that when my artist sim is done using the easel, I leave the painting on the canvas instead of starting a new one. If you have a lot of simoleons you can buy multiple easels and have your sims paint on them. You can create a little art museum, just as long as you don’t make new paintings on an easel you already use. But sometimes, when I don’t like the painting or if I am trying to use a particular painting that I have seen before, I do restart on that canvas. I know that this post is several months old but this is suggestion for anyone who sees it.

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