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Guess what, guys? I'm getting ready for my animation application! I'm preparing my portfolio, and getting really excited, and nervous, and butterfliesinthestomachaaaaauuuugh!

They ask for figure drawings, a sketchbook, an animation, some story ideas, and a list of things that have influenced us in the past few months (movies, books, artists, etc.) I've been working hard on my stuff, but I'm still worried. My figure drawings are not even close to where I'd like them to be, and that's the most important thing on the application... But I'll work extra hard in what little time I have left, and hopefully I'll be able to scrap together five decent drawings by application day.

Augh! I'm just so excited at the prospect of getting into the program! How awesome would it be to have a sense of direction this summer?!

Plus, (in case you wanted to know what I listen to) Here's what I got with an iTunes splurge last week:

*All of Ludo's "Broken Bride" (except for the Lamb and the Dragon- yuck)
*Hum Along (Also by Ludo)
*Please (Guess what? Ludo)
*Gekkouka by Janne da Arc (Black Jack Theme song!)
*Kuroge Wagyuu Joshio Tanyaki 680 Yen (or  黒毛和牛上塩タン焼680円) by Ai Otsuka
(Black Jack outro! Yeah, I  really am that much of a pitiful Black Jack nerd)
*Crawl from Nabari no Ou
*Chowa Oto -With Reflection- by Kokia
*Fence Riders by Jimmy Needham
*Pull Myself Together by The Rocket Summer
*Little Wonders by Rob Thomas
*Blackbird by Sarah McLoughlin
*Kung Fu Panda soundtrack (Boo ya!)

If anyone cares to try and classify my musical tastes, this list is kind of a good indication of what I listen to. Except this is the first time I've ever bought music in Japanese ^^ I also like The Fray, Enya, Addison Road, Josh Groban, Train, Remedy Drive, Yanni, Missy Higgins... Yeah. I'm not at all sure if my tastes can be classified as anything other than "eclectic". But I'd be curious to see what you guys call it :)
  • Listening to: The amazing, merciful heater in my room
  • Reading: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post WW II Manga
  • Watching: Black Jack (*isamazingcoughcough*)
  • Playing: Supah Smash Bruthas!
  • Eating: Granny B's frosted cookies (I'm kind of addicted)
  • Drinking: Hot Chocolate ^^
panther-darkart412 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Student Traditional Artist

Well, good luck with your porfolio!
I'm sure you'll do good.
Just do you're best.

Yann Tiersen is awesome. =)
Just thought I would... suggest him. haha
LightlyBow Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Student
Wow, his stuff's really interesting! I'll have to get some of his music next time I splurge. Thanks for the suggestion!

And thanks, I'm gonna need the luck. I guess if I do my best, there's no room for regrets. My best is all I can do :)
panther-darkart412 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Your welcome! =3

For both. lol
I have faith in you!
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March 7, 2010