Faculty Finds: Internet Memes, Storytelling Tips, Ways to Avoid Art Depression, and More

faculty picks

Over on the Full Sail University Online Faculty Blogs, course directors and lab specialists share articles with their students that we think everyone would enjoy, so we’re picking a few of our favorites every month and linking to them right here.

  • While these tips – shared by Education Media Design & Technology Department Chair Kathy Craven – come from an animator, the 22 Rules of Storytelling from Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats work across all subject fields.
  • Should all of those Internet memes (Ermahgerd, it’s an LOLCat!) you love be considered art? Art History Associate Course Director Lauren Branzei shared an interesting video on the topic, created by PBS’ Idea Channel.
  • It’s not uncommon to get so attached to your work that you get depressed when it doesn’t go as planned. 3D Arts Director Pete Bandstra shared these Ways to Avoid Art Depression from German comic artist Dirk Schulz.
  • Game Art Program Manager Chad Kendall shared The Great Catch: Becoming the Artist You Should Be, what he calls a “must read for any game artist.”
  • You don’t necessarily have to move to Los Angeles to make it as a screenwriter, according to this Script Magazine article, shared by Creative Writing department chair Noelani Cornell.
  • Music Business Department Chair Gale Newbold shared a New York Times article on Kuk Harrell, a vocal producer who has worked with Justin Bieber and Rihanna. Kuk talks about how important critical listening it to increase the quality of one’s performance, which Gale believes is important if you want to be a music business professional.

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