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    likelihood of getting a concept art job

    I really enjoy drawing, and i want to enter into the concept art industry(by going back to basics). But I'm not sure how likely it will be that I could get a job or even make a living with all those awesome artists out there to compete against. I really need some insight from people already in the business.
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    Just as damn hard as everything else.

    Post your work and it'll be easier to judge how hard or easy a time you'll have.
    Last edited by Maidith; December 27th, 2012 at 04:58 AM. Reason: typo
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    I have. It's in with all the other sketchbook posts. I'm not sure how to get the link to appear everytime I post though.
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    At your current level, you won't.

    Just keep working those studies until you can compete against those artists. Its the same thing they did. If you want to land
    your dream job, you're going to have to put in the dedication to match.
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    Quote Originally Posted by choopcheek View Post
    I have. It's in with all the other sketchbook posts. I'm not sure how to get the link to appear everytime I post though.
    go to settings and change your signature to [**URL="http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?258296-My-Sketchbook&highlight="]Sketchbook[/URL**]

    just remove the stars
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    Thanks. But I'm not asking if I'm ready now. I know I'm far from it. Just wondering how hard it is to get a job when you get up there and what makes a great concept artist(obviously someone who knows what they're doing but other than that).
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    Quote Originally Posted by choopcheek View Post
    Thanks. But I'm not asking if I'm ready now. I know I'm far from it. Just wondering how hard it is to get a job when you get up there and what makes a great concept artist(obviously someone who knows what they're doing but other than that).
    Well than I reiterate what Maidith said:

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    Just as damn hard as everything else.
    I mean, how long is a piece of string?
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    Maybe im asking the wrong question....i don't get the string thing??
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    What people are saying is that asking is counterproductive. Yes It's incredibly competitive and you'll have to work harder than you ever have before to get better. After I had a children's book published people came out of the woodwork asking "can I do it", "how competitive is it". If you try to figure the odds you'll get depressed. But I always ended every doom and gloom diatribe with "someone has to do it".
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    It's impossible, you should give up.




    Did that change your mind?




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    BAH. its not impossible. nothings impossible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Star Eater View Post
    I mean, how long is a piece of string?
    String is fucking long. Don't ask me why, it just is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JeffX99 View Post
    String is fucking long. Don't ask me why, it just is.
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