To all of those who are/were in art school . . .I'd like to ask you all a few very important questions.To all of those who are/were in art school . . . in Personal More Like This
I am seriously thinking about going into a game design program after graduation and I have spoken with my family as well with my sister (who is also an art major as well) about it all. My sister has told me the reality; that it's difficult to actually get a job and grow big within the artist industry. You really need to to make connections as well as work hard almost every single day. She also told me that the first year is simply "testing waters" and you'll find that the classes you took, you wouldn't really want to do anymore because it's not fun for you. Soaking all of that in, I'm actually scared about entering art school. I want to succeed in life but as well, be happy with what I really love to do. Which is art.
I also spoke with a college adviser at a career convention, and he even told me as well that it's extremely difficult to get into programs and accepted into jobs. He also told me that they were looking for more women