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Tiff and i went to the art institute of california today and well, im impressed. dads not too thrilled but the application deadline is halloween *eep!* so i gotta hurry up and decide =P

we went to horton plaza *a cool mall* for some mongolian bbq =D
felt bad though cuz tav called me and i cant hear a word hes saying and he gets frustrated and i get frustrated and its just not a good convo time when youre around a bunch of people throwing up *no joke..everyone looked like they were about to gag today, one lady gagged into a napkin..YUCK!*

as for status reports, here we go...

Pardo- im going to test out the design on a practice shirt asap, then i will let you know how that goes. i must have payment for both shirts before id o them though, since i cant afford to buy the shirts with my own money as of right now

Jerry- dont have a color reference, will work on Omega

CW- the roaring simba came back to me..i sent it out again and should get there by airmail asap *prolly 4-5 business days they said*

Silver - sent out your print

sent out 2 more prints today as well

Rogue - made your prints, your first choices...all i need now is the payment and ill be set to send it all =D


okie dokie..done with that, now i gotta go set up for my halloween party. eep!

Current Mood: rushed rushed

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desertcoyote From: desertcoyote Date: October 26th, 2002 04:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
Is this one of the "Art Institutes" that are found nationwide? I went to The Art Institute of Phoenix, so if it's one of those, and you have any questions, feel free to ask and I'll answer them if I can. /\_/\
narumi From: narumi Date: October 26th, 2002 04:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
As Did I go to the one in Philly (Philadelphia) though I have kinda bad things to say as opposed to all the Art Insitiudes out there :) I hear ALOT of them are nicer and better one then the one in Philadephia was run ^^;; but yea ask away I'll be happy to help as well :]
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: October 26th, 2002 05:22 pm (UTC) (Link)

thanks very much you guys! i have some questions..is it a very good school? and what would you classify my art as? see..i like storyboarding and character design but i HATE animation. i love illustration and whatnot but i dont often do weird starbucks type graphics that are associated with illustration. im kinda stretched for time as applications are due halloween *eeperz*!

now im really stressed..=P
pardouncia From: pardouncia Date: October 26th, 2002 07:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
Just let me know how much the shirts plus shipping will be, and I'll mail off a check. I'd send a money order, but ever since I lost one for $90, money that I never saw again, I've not sent them. Also, I can pay you through PayPal if you've figured that out. If you want, I can help talk you through it. Just let me know. Good luck with making your choice on a school.
desertcoyote From: desertcoyote Date: October 27th, 2002 09:01 am (UTC) (Link)
Hmmm...well, as a graduate of the Computer Animation program, I can tell you that if you take that course you will definitely be doing animation, obviously. Where I went the only other even close option was graphic design, which I know less about, but they always used Mac computers (which I find strange to use since I'm used to PCs- animation students used PCs). Graphic design will probably have some illustration skills involved, but there will be a lot of just pure design and typography. So I don't know if that's what you want or not, though anywhere you go, it will never be all pure fun- there will always be something (like typography, for instance, which even I had to take a class in) that isn't, but a lot of what you learn, fun or not, is good to know. The plus side is learning all these programs, which come in handy when you're searching for a job, and getting stuff done that you can put on your resume/demo reel/whatever. Plus the things you learn from fellow students, and the connections you can make.
My only firm suggestion would be to avoid any programs that they have JUST started at the school- I took their Bachelors Animation program when it was first offered and often wound up feeling more like a guinea pig than a student, since they were working it out as they went, and we the students sometimes suffered for it. But I would say the Associates program was very good, and I'd recommend it.
rogue1717 From: rogue1717 Date: October 27th, 2002 05:00 am (UTC) (Link)
Goin to get the money order today if possible or personal check if not, and it'll be overnighted via fed ex so you'll get it on tues since they don't pick up on sundays
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