The Long Road: Getting into Art Center Part 5

Part 5 (go here for part 4) I made the big move to LA and started attending night classes.  There I met my 2 soon-to-be mentors: one taught “Intro to Product and Transportation”, the other taught “Visual Communication 1” (or “viscom”); both long time Art Center instructors.  Who knew that a few years later that […]

The Long Road: Getting into Art Center Part 4

Part 4 (go here for part 3) I returned to San Francisco and reworked some of my portfolio sketches.  I contacted DesignworksUSA and Ashcraft Design, since I received the warmest receptions at those places, to ask nicely if they would be kind enough to write me recommendation letters; and they did.  The DesignworksUSA CEO even […]

The Long Road: Getting into Art Center Part 3

Part 3 (go here for part 2) About 6 months later, I decided I was going to move to Los Angeles to try this Art Center thing, and possibly work in the Hollywood industry.  The first thing was to get in contact with the person who could help me get into the Hollywood industry, so […]

The Long Road: Getting into Art Center Part 2

This is part 2 (go here for part 1) I called Art Center to request a catalog, and when I received it, I remember ogling at all the cool things I saw. I knew this was for me.  I sat my parents down one evening to have the talk about changing majors to my new […]

The Long Road: Getting into Art Center

When I was in high school, I had no idea what career path I wanted to pursue in college.  My parents were traditional business people, so they suggested that I pursue the safest route and pursue business as well.  Being the good obedient son, I listened to my parents and did as they suggested.  So […]