Back in the summer 2008, I quitted my first full-time job and decided to pursue my dream in becoming a 3d graphic artist, looking back, it was almost 10 years ago.
I didn’t have a clear vision of what I can do with being a 3d artist back then, but I always have a particular passion in doing architectural renderings.
I was very lucky to be able to find out about the 3d Game arts and Animation program 1.5 months before the new school year commence. I was even luckier to be able to get into the program 2 weeks before class starts when the portfolio review deadline was long overdue By 5 months prior.
This week I met up with the program coordinator, Dan, that took me into the program and led me to the world of 3d creations, along with my elementary school friend, Kenny, who we used to compete with each other in drawing. 😛 We chat over a meal about how obsolete the things we learn 10 years ago are with the new emerging software that replaced all the old school techniques, and how important it is to keep learning new technologies and keeping our skills sharp in order to stay in business.
It was wonderful to catch up with my mentor!
These 10 years have been really tough, but I am glad I am doing well in my chosen career path with some high-profiles projects credited in both architecture and in film. I hope to do more of those projects to keep my passion in the art going. I really enjoy the rush of adrenaline once I am into the work I am doing - the kind of irreplaceable satisfaction that I cannot find any where else. ❣️