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Obsidian ChampionII by Steve Argyle s h o u l d h a v e b e e n d o i n g my h o m ewo r k . M y d a d h a s a l way s h a d a s i x t h s e n s e f o r how t o b est ap p roach any e nd ea vo r, a n d b o u g h t m e s o m e A n d r ew L o o m i s b o o k s , a l o n g w i t h H u m a n A n a t o my f o r t h e Art ist, a nd a handfu l of othe r bo o k s that I still believe to be the best res o u rce s ou t t her e . I won't le ave yo u i n s u s p e n s e . D r aw i n g b e t t e r d i d n o t h i n g f o r my l a c k o f s k i l l w i t h t h e l a d i e s . F o r the amount of disci pline I had, I should b e m a ki ng m inim um wage now at so m e g r e a s e - p i t w h o 's o n l y s t i l l i n b u s i n e s s because of blackmail photos of the h e a l t h i n s p e c t o r, b u t I g o t v e r y l u c k y. I attended college at the University of U t ah, p la nn in g to g o into m e d i ci ne. I rea l l y e n joyed i t, but i t daw ne d on me : I ' m not nearly smart enough for this... In the end, I'm glad that peoples lives

aren't in my hands and all of you should b e to o. A s m o n ey go t ti gh t er, I sta r t ed t a k i n g a r t j o b s t o p ay t h e b i l l s . T h e r e was an opening at a local CG shop, Argonaut Films, and when I was offered the j o b , my a c ad em ic c ar eer wen t o n sem i p e r m a n e n t h i a t u s . I wa s h i r e d o n t h e p re m i s e t hat I kn ew 3D Stud io M a x bu t I d i d n ' t . I f y o u ' d a s ke d m e a b o u t i t , I ' d have told you that I don't listen to muc h rap . W h en th ey as ked ab o u t 3 D e x p e r i e n c e , I t o l d t h e m a b o u t my i n t e r n s h i p a t V i ew p o i n t D a t a l a b s , a n d t h e t i ny s e c t i o n o f t h e b a l l o o n - s h i p i n Wa t e r wo r l d t h a t I ' d h e l p e d d i g i t i ze . I maxed out every source of credit I had buying an educational version of Max, an d a c o m p uter. I ' d l uc ke d in to a sweet g i g , a n d d i d n ' t k n ow t h e f i r s t t h i n g ab o ut w hat I was d o in g . I l oc ked my se l f

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