The last two days I had been watching tutorials on youtube about vectors, creating flat characters and environments on Adobe Illustrator. What lead to me wanting to watch these was that I wanted to create some graphic designs on Illustrator. I thought it would be more helpful for me to learn some tools and skills to develop nice artwork for whatever like for logos, character and game design. I can’t just keep doing my own thing just creating random drawings on photoshop or medibang paint (a free drawing application). I need to build up my portfolio. I hadn’t been doing much with any game related work (because major changes happened and silently was replaced ahehe).
I did a few of designs after watching theses tutorials. It was actually easier than excepted. However, I’m still practicing, trying out to play with shapes and see what I can make. I’ll be creating characters first till I do like environment then into doing UI.
Here are 2 samples I did:
I have been job hunting for a while now. Not much successful, but I’m still trying. Maybe, I’m applying for the wrong places (retail) with my dull personality. I do give a more duller personality and speech compared to everyone else in the room. Yeah, majority of them were group interviews. It has pro and cons about it but mostly, you’re competing people in the room and you can tell, well from what I seen trying to impress the managers. For me, no matter what, I can’t bring myself to bring that ‘bubbly’ and ‘outgoing’ personality, specially on the first impression. Well from what my friend said; Fake it till you make it (Again, can’t bring myself to do that).
So, I thought I could just learn another skill that might open more doors for me and probably will give me another upper chance in landing a position. The result was…doing a barista course. Yeah, I think it would be fun to do and a cool skill to have. Plus, I like drinking coffee, it would be interesting to learn more about. Additionally, it’s going to be more fun since I’m doing along with a friend and her sister.
Here’s a illustration for this post. Something related to this post