What’s your background?
I have been drawing my whole life, but my formal art education is very limited. At various stages of growing up, I drew dinosaurs and Sonic the Hedgehog rip-offs, but I didn’t focus much on the fundamentals. Unsurprisingly, I languished in a poorly-executed anime phase for quite a few years. Even in college, I never grasped how to improve my art, and I studied graphic design, thinking I couldn’t really make money in another art field. Obviously, I had no idea how any commercial art industries worked (to be fair, I am still confused sometimes). I worked as a web designer and front-end developer for 4 years after graduating. Last year, I left my design job and began pursuing my art self-education full time!