I'm a 2nd year student at OCAD (Canada). I'm not really happy with the schooling environment, or rather, I don't feel comfortable with the idea of doing fine art as a business. Overtime I find myself more interested in fantasy art because I feel more in tuned to share those kinds of ideas. I don't want to give up drawing at all and am considering switching schools that match my needs.
My parents thinks that if I can't even attempt to finish my degree I have no "face" to switch to another school and that art isn't within my personality. I feel really mixed because the idea of only doing art as a hobby when "I have time" in favor of 9 to 5 job is hard to swallow. I'm perfectly aware how long/hard it is to get an art-related job even after graduation.
Am I naive (to the factor of a great number) or what?
I'm just curious what others are doing after graduation regardless if they ever did what they might have intended as a freshman.