I Want to Be An Animator

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    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
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, 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
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