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Old 09-04-2013, 10:34 AM   #1
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Red face General life advice

I am currently 15 and I want to be a 3d modeller, I can model and sculpt in blender and have tried maya.

What is path to being pro?

Can I stick with blender?
What courses/DVDs should I use?
For when im older - how to find a job?
Old 09-04-2013, 06:23 PM   #2
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For educational materials I would check out, digital tutors, gnomonworkshop, or cgsociety .
It is important to use your practice time wisely. You will learn faster if you have
tutorials to get you through the basics. You can learn more in a few years of intense and directed study, than ten years of doing things the same way over and over.

my two cents.
good luck

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Old 09-07-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
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Learn Maya. Its what all the pros use! Everyone will say other softwares to use, but Maya is the only way to go if you want to become a pro one day.

Go to and for Christmas/Hanukkah or your next Birthday ask your parents to have you sign up for them. 45$ a Month.

Its an excellent way to learn Maya and other Packages.

Best of Luck
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