My goal is to save enough money over the next two years to go back to college to study art. It will be a long, difficult road as I hate my current job, but it would be a similiar situation wherever else I work, and this job pays well.
Short term: Generate the courage to post something here!
Improve sense of anatomy
Reconcile spending money on artistic supplies with eventual goals
Move onto painting
Long term: Um, be the best ev? I don't know. Attend an atelier and regenerate historical painting, I guess. Open a movie studio for badass history films.
Short term: to be able to work fluidly in digital (to fully adapt to and learn Painter to it's full potential), and also to finally fill at least one of my real SB's (I got 38 more pages to go in my current one)
Long Term: to be able to put exactly what's in my head out as art with no compromising the quality-to be able to paint what I think. If I can do this, I can finally express myself effectivley as an artist. I also want to finish establishing my style, and be comfortable with it. Then I'd like to make a living painting, and teaching painting. I don't need to be rich: I just want to be able to create, and do it well, and often. I want to create something awesome and beautiful for my kids to be proud of.
"Skill is the result of trying again and again, applying our ability and proving our knowledge as we gain it. Let us get used to throwing away the unsuccessful effort and doing the job over. Let us consider obstacles as something to be expected in any endeavor; then they won't seem quite so insurmountable or so defeating." - Andrew Loomis