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November 19th, 2012
Hey guys, got another question in from themegagod:
What are some of the main books you might recommend a budding digital artist pick up? What were some of the most helpful learning materials...
November 9th, 2012
Hey guys, got another question from themegagod, "How saturated is the computer arts/ cartooning/ animation/ gaming world that most of us are looking into? You seem to say there are a lot of jobs, but...
November 6th, 2012
Thanks escaphilia! After working on the film for so long it's hard to look at it anymore but it's always great to hear that people do actually enjoy it :P.
themegagod sent me a question and...
November 6th, 2012
Hey Guys. I'm Elizabeth McMahill. I just graduated from Ringling this May. I used to be very active on these boards, and even on Animated Buzz back when I was in high school. These days I don't...
I wouldn't write off Ringling so fast. It's expensive as hell but it's a pretty good investment.
I just graduated with about 90k of debt (and I'm lucky one in that I got some scholarships and...
How Credit Hours Work
1. Most courses count for 3 credit hours. Some intense classes (like some senior thesis classes) count for 6 credit hours.
2. You can be classified as a full time...
March 11th, 2012
Housing fees are on the second page. This is for 2011-2012, so they are likely to go up slightly for 2012-2013.
It's been pretty quiet here for the past four years honestly (which is nice because we got hit pretty good for the four years before that and could use a break). Earlier this year or last year I...
Monotypes were our first project in print I! We actually did a whole series to illustrate/accompany a text and bound them together into books (class structure varies a bit by teacher, I had the one...
prereqs. definitely depend on the class, but they should be listed in the curriculum. Most electives don't require them unless they're electives internal to a department (CA doesn't have any of...
you TOTALLY don't need a car. I haven't had one in my four years hear and most of my friends haven't either. The only time I leave campus is to go grocery shopping or to dinner/movies with friends....
not really. Most transfers may be exempt from some of the basic freshman studios. Some people my choose to take them anyways to sharpen their skills. Others may take studio electives or get some...
March 9th, 2012
You wont get a degree through Animation Mentor, I think it's a certificate program. I'm not 100% sure on this stuff because I haven't done research on it, this is all hear say from the past four...
1. It depends where you are on the waitlist. A lot of people on the wait list do get in though. Lots of people who apply and get accepted may change choose a different school or may not be able to...
March 7th, 2012
The illustration program does not train you in animation. It trains you in illustration. Things like Animation Mentor train you in animation. The great thing about animation mentor too is...
I don't know how accurate the stats are, but job placement for the CA major is quite good. Most of the graduates I know, even from last year, are currently working in some film, game, or commercial...
February 22nd, 2012
YES. You just have to make sure you register it/get the parking sticker/whatever it is thing. I obviously don't have a car - but plenty of people do. There are several lots where students can park.
January 27th, 2012
Your instructor is wrong. Now, your instructor probably values more polished work, which is a great thing, but figure and gesture remain incredibly important - not to mention useful. Go out people...
January 24th, 2012
How Recruiting Works at Ringling
a general outline
-Recruiting season is in the spring semester, but we may still have some companies come to the school, give presentations, and look at student...
January 16th, 2012
I wont expand on these because these are basic universal topics and their coverage, methods taught, tastes, and opinions will vary by teacher, class, and school. Additionally there are tutorials,...
January 14th, 2012
visually communicating ideas
use of media
December 11th, 2011
Since it is a private school, Ringling's tuition for in-state and out-of-state students is the same. However, residency may make you eligible for certain grants and scholarships like the Florida...
I go to Ringling in Florida for computer animation. It's a great school and they have a strong graphic design major too.
This thread is great - lots of schools in the US...
October 31st, 2011
Do you have any of your sample works online? I want to get a grasp of what level and what's taught there. Did you already graduate? What much is tuition after reduced from scholarship and financial...
October 30th, 2011
I go to Ringling. You'd probably have better luck transfering into one of the other schools you listed.
Transferring in to the animation program you will probably go in as a freshman. If you're...
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