How Art School Works

A quick flow chart of how art school works from a new webcomic called Hyper Mediocre

3 Comments

  1. delos

    It touched home with me and my Fine Arts degree, which I needed for my public school teaching aspirations. Abandoning that career course, , I realized that I needed something else to make the degree useful.

    I could have done something additional in interior design, medical anatomy, graphic arts or something else but by itself, the degree doesn’t mean anything.

  2. The Doctor

    I agree with the idea that “art can’t be taught.” To me, it’s far too subjective. You may be able to teach theory and/or lessons on how previous artists did it, but the actual ‘art’ comes from the person doing it.

    I laughed out loud at the “disillusioned yet naive youth” part – as though every artist HAS to be so out of step with the rest of those poor mortals that couldn’t possibly understand the fire that burns so deep in their soul.

    Right.

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