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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

CTN was a blast

CTN was fantastic!  I was expecting something more like GDC, but I was overwhelmed by how friendly absolutely everyone was.

Biggest thing I learned there is that I love game animation, without a doubt.  I am strongly considering trying out iAnimate games workshop, rather than more Animation Mentor.  Just seeing the reel for their Games Workshop; I mean sure, I look at AM reels and say, that's really nice work; but I stared at the iAnimate reel and said, that, THAT is what I want to do.  There is something really visceral and reactive about games animation that I can't help but love.  But enough gushing about animation.

Speaking of gushing about animation, it was weird to see Eric Goldberg randomly start signing autographs, and be so kind to every single person.  I would have joined them, but I was already on my way to getting a copy of Blacksad signed by Juanjo Guarnido.  I even got a smiling picture with him with my own I-don't-know-what-I-am-doing awkward smile.  I'll chalk that up to being star struck, why not.  (He was a cool dude.)

That's a starstruck face.

Also, I got a Stitch.  I don't impulse buy anything, but Stitch was calling to me.  CALLING, I SAY.  No regrets, he totally kept me company while I was in the air on the way home.

That's the face of love.

I can't wait till next year, and I'll see you all then!

Those are the tired faces of a CTN well done.

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