I jsut had to thought about my favorite books, movies, games... for a forum thread, so I decided to also share them with you!
MOVIES: *** I forgot to write Zoolander to this list, I totally love the movie!
– El milagro de P. Tinto (P. Tinto’s miracle), Spanish movie.
– El día de la Bestia (The Beast’s day), Spanish movie.
– Ghibli movies
– Star Trek movies
– Star wars
BOOKS: (I don’t read comics because I literally don’t read the dialogs, I like watching the drawings and I made up my story, so I’m kind of a freestyle comic reader if this term exists)
– Any Isaac Assimov Book
– The hijackers guide to the galaxy (Douglas Adams)
– The stupidest angel (Christopher Moore)
– The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Brian Selznick)
– Illustrated books
– Captain Harlock (1977)
– Arale (Dr. Slump)
– Dragon Ball (the first one)
– The Big Bang Theory
VIDEO GAMES: My family is a videogames lover, my grandma has nintendo mini games since before they arrived Spain in 1982 (she -87years old- still go to Andorra where she buys the latest tech items and games)
– Batman (1986) for Spectrum
– Lemmings (1991)
– Final Fantasy VII
Here are some things I have learnt trying to build the "ultimate portfolio": There are thousands of sites which have tutorials or advice about building your portfolio and how it has to look like and what kind of work you should put in it. I have watch infinite videos and read infinite articles and at the end, there is not a magic recipe to build a great portfolio. Here are my conclusions, I hope this can help: - Your portfolio is nothing else than your "art resumé", this means that it has to be adapted every time you want to send an appication for a job. - There are as many portfolios as companies or specific jobs. - Decide first where you want to send an aplication and then research what kind of portfolios they like. Nowadays most of professional artists share their experiences and how they work and what they like in social media. Follow them. - Your portfolio is like sharing a little bit of your persona too, not only your art. If you like craft
I have to say that I didn't know if participate or not in this week #5FF because we don't celebrate Halloween in Spain, we have the day of the dead and we eat chestnuts and sweet potatoes but nothing like Halloween. But here is my list of things I love about Halloween:
Ok... I became aware of "Things I Love Thursdays" a couple of weeks ago through the Geek Girls x Bloggers Fb group and as I see that it is a quite lovely thing, I've decided de jump in. I have to say that Thursday has always been my favorite day, because it is blue, round and very nice, synesthetes will understand, for the ones that don't know what synesthesia is, here is a link: Neuroscience for Kids (This is not a great page but I find that they explain it very well). Ok, so today is my favorite day and I find that writing about things I love is a good way to honor it. And as much as Mandy Loves Supernatural, I love watching youtube videos about speed paintings... other things I love: DIGITAL ARTISTS I LOVE Loish I love how she uses the colors and all the curvy girls that she draws Pascal Campion I love how he uses the colors and simple shapes to build amazing paintings every day. BOOKS I LOVE The Art Forger by B.A. Shap