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#216 – Art School

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Some days I don’t really know what it is I want. I burned my hand fairly badly yesterday; I can confidently say that I never want that again.

Oh, and for the curious: http://www.schoolofvisualarts.edu/

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Written by Paul

October 18, 2007 at 8:40 am

Posted in artwork, life, musings

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  1. Art School: Been there, done that. I hated critique days. All you needed was one idiot who kissed up to the professor to shoot down everyone else’s ideas. I’m glad it’s over. Now you have clients who do the same…sigh.

    Pamalamadingdong

    October 18, 2007 at 8:50 am

  2. Oh!!!! and how is your hand? Get some aloe. Works wonders.

    Pamalamadingdong

    October 18, 2007 at 8:50 am

  3. Hand is doing better after keeping it under a cool, damp towel last night. Some light red marks and still a little sore to touch, but should be fine in another day or two. Like critique days, not fun.

    Paul

    October 18, 2007 at 9:02 am

  4. Playing with matches again I see. Art for me is something I can only create with a camera. I seem to have an eye for nice photos, but nothing good enough to get me into an art gallery.

    TK42ONE

    October 18, 2007 at 9:23 am

  5. Hot chocolate will, most likely, be the death of me.

    Paul

    October 18, 2007 at 9:43 am

  6. Yummmm…hot chocolate with butterscotch schnapps….

    Pamalamadingdong

    October 18, 2007 at 9:48 am

  7. Oh Biff, you’ll never get to be a hand model if you keep mutilating your hands. Without going to an “official” art school, couldn’t you take some art classes at Montclair or a community college? For fun? Without a grade?

    Bitsy

    October 18, 2007 at 10:09 am

  8. I’ve thought about it. Even received some literature in the mail. It’s a possibility.

    Paul

    October 18, 2007 at 10:32 am

  9. http://www.tasoc.org/index.html

    Sounds like an interesting place. I’d be willing to take some classes here as well (when funding permits).

    Pamalamadingdong

    October 18, 2007 at 4:12 pm

  10. Montclair Adult school has some great classes with fantastic teachers. (It being an artsy fartsy community and all.) I’m planning on taking a writing or sketching course, when I fininsh with grad school (if ever.)

    Lisa

    October 18, 2007 at 4:21 pm

  11. It’s weird, a few of my favorite webcomic artists have either not gone to college at all, or have gone for graphic design and or web design. Just something to think about. None of them have gone to “Art” school and I think the reason is most of those people look down on us lower peoples who think comics can be art, just not their art. Which brings up my second point; I strongly dislike art and the artists who make and fawn over their own pieces.

    tgjason

    October 19, 2007 at 4:16 pm

  12. There’s an exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum on “comic book ” art right now!!!

    Lisa

    October 19, 2007 at 5:43 pm

  13. I didn’t know what I wanted either.. And that’s how i spent $11,000 on a Graphic Design diploma that I never use. To be fair half of that was the cost of living in dirty student accomodation while I studied…

    leafprobably

    October 22, 2007 at 8:10 pm


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