Paul Graham in Curiosity and Passion
Drawing by Havana Nguyen Paul Graham writes to some high-school grads about What You’ll Wish You Would’ve Known and makes a great point about “passion”: And what’s your real job supposed to be? Unless you’re Mozart, your first task is to figure that out. What are the great things to work on? Where are the imaginative people? And most importantly, what are...
Reblogged from MermaidShells: Audience Perception... →
wannabeanimator: The Artist, Perception and Animation Audience preferences & Tintin These two blog posts discuss why they think 3D is becoming the more prominent animation medium in theaters, from the point of view of the audience, comparing the current 2D/3D animation situation to…
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My new creative direction.
I didn’t make 2012 resolutions because there was one thing that bothered me about 2011. 2011 started off with a fantastic bang!— I was going to double or even triple my earnings as a graphic designer and launch my illustration services, full throttle. I was going to infiltrate bigger cities with my artwork and run a ruthless campaign to get my work in an exhibition at last, to get my artwork...
The Overjustification Effect →
The Misconception: There is nothing better in the world than getting paid to do what you love. The Truth: Getting paid for doing what you already enjoy will sometimes cause your love for the task to wane because you attribute your motivation as coming from the reward, not your internal feelings. ______________ In 1973, Lepper, Greene and Nisbett met with teachers of a preschool class, the sort...