I Want to Be An Animator

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    It's been my dream since I was a little girl.

    But since I have strict asian parents, I have to be a nurse.
    ohayomegu ohayomegu
    16-17, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    About to start college to become a 3d animator

    and hopefully make my way towards Disney one day. Because honestly, that's the dream job <3
    CoreyMB CoreyMB
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2015

    I collect concept art books

    and I spend a lot of time drawing and creating my own characters but I am afraid that I am not good enough to ever become an animator or even be accepted to art school.
    bor1ss bor1ss
    Feb 20, 2014

    Currently going to college

    for both 2D and 3D animation. Not an art school like I originally wanted, but it's something I can afford and has the courses I need to learn. Plus I'm getting some great experience with Motion Capture (which not many people get to learn about, as far as I've seen). Both 2D...
    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523
    22-25, F
    Mar 8, 2015

    This career choice seems a little far fetched,

    and quite frankly, with the 2d medium dying, it seems like there is little hope, unless one is interested in creating a show for television etc, or become a character design, storyboard artist, or concept artist (which is fine by me) but I'm not interested in creating a cartoon...
    folkishedpagan folkishedpagan
    Apr 15, 2014

    To be more precise, a 2D animator.

    Even though it's almost into extinction in Hollywood but it's something I prefer over 3D. I am still lacking on the "in-betweens" side and I have a long way to go even if I just started drawing again at the age of 21. Yup, I finally found my calling. :D Hopefully, it's the...
    alyssa1827 alyssa1827
    1 Response Feb 25, 2014
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