Sunday, September 14, 2008
Lately I have been thinking deeply about what i want to do with the time I have. Like what are my dreams and stuff! Well I love making things, crafting things with my hands, Bringing thoughts to life. Artist stuff! I think its important for me to keep it vague; Because i have learned that when i say that being, " this, this, and this will make me happy." Then i start closing myself off to the many different ways that i can experience happiness. Maybe i am being dramatic, but at times it can get pretty scary thinking about all the unknowns. I guess i should just breath, take it one day at a time and listen to that little voice that tells me "everything is going to be ok."
Monday, September 8, 2008
This summer one of my dreams came true. I had the pleasure of being an art intern at Pixar. I worked in consumer products, which is the department that develops merchandise based off Pixar films. Most of my time there was spent exploring illustrative styles for children's books. I also had the opportunity to work on other fun projects like designing a t-shirt & tote bag for an event at the studio. Highlights of the internship were the people i met during my time there. Such as my mentor Ben Butcher, a generous man and passionate artist. And the other super awesome and ridiculously talented interns. I am leaving this internship with a lot of gratitude to the studio and a great amount of respect to the people who make it work. Oh yeah! did i forget to mention that i will be illustrating a childrens book of my very own for UP. Well at least that's the plan, hopefully everything works out. Yaaay!!!
Obama forest friends
Earlier this summer i worked with Jib Jab on their 2008 election short.I did a few character and environment explorations for the Obama sequence.I had a lot of fun working with Ian Worrell and Philip Vose, two of my classmates that i graduated with this year.