I've known about CA for years, but up until now I'd been afraid to join. Not because I don't want to improve, but because I'd heard horror stories about the crits people receive.
Well, I'm tired of being scared, so here I am.
My name is Jess, 21, and I've been drawing since I was 11-ish years old. If it were possible, I'd like to kick my younger self, for skipping all the basics of what I was supposed to learn, and jumping right into drawing anime. I'd also like to kick my highschool, for never giving me the art classes I requested year after year. No classes at all, except for the one time I was given a Visual Comp class I hadn't taken the prereq for, so I wasn't allowed in. Sad days.
But, better late than never I suppose.
I do not know exactly how active I'll be here just yet, but this is always the most daunting task for me, introducing myself. There's also that inadequacy feeling that comes with being years behind everyone else....
As far as what I plan to do with my life, I don't really know. At one point I wanted to be an animator, another time a comic artist, and now I don't even know. But I do know I want to get more into making concept art. I just need the right push I guess.
So yeah, it is nice to meet everyone... I hope.