How I Became An Animator

12 jan 2019
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I thought for my first video of 2019 it would be a good ideea to look back on my entire journey as a digital artist and share some tips for beginners on how to get started in animation, or in digital art, what lessons I had to learn that might be useful to others in the same position I was several years ago.
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Background track: Sleepy Fish - Fall's Echoes
Outro song: Joakim Karud - Loudness & Clarity
Animation help:
- Partial lipsync and clean-up by Stefan Popa:
- Partial clean-up by Ana Iutes:

  • If you wanna read more on the Wacom Cintiq 16: PS: A lot of stuff in this video is quite personal but I think by sharing it a lot of people will find useful lessons in there. Appreciate ya!

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    • ok

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    • Thank you so much for this vid.. i literally dropped a tear after watching this lol

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    • This is so good animation 😍

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    • Ok

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  • This is so effin inspirational, if only I wasn't a procrastinator

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  • I am looking into trying online art and animation can someone please recommend me a good and easy animation app?

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  • Yeah yeah ... That's maybe the most honest video about art I've seen far away When you work on digital art for some time you'll understand that it's perfectly the same

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  • One of the things my parents forced me was to attend art school, I only went for 1 year , but I never liked it , now I am a freelancer and learnt video editing , Animating by myself , I have a decent income and I hope to improve my artwork once more ...

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  • wow.. thanks

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  • I have a wacom tablet and I got it for my 9th birthday two years ago and its real trusty!

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  • I love this!

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  • i recently got that same tablet you got when you were younger, its old but i love it

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  • Hello to you. I'm a new SEworldr. I have decided to teach cooking and give honest reviews of Products / Website. Have just uploaded 1 video and I've decided to upload once a week. Plz support me. I've supported many new SEworldrs. Plz support me too. The best thing is - I'm very honest and never will do click bait to get attention and subscribers. It will be genuine just like me. If you are a youtuber, plz let me know too. I'll subscribe yours n even watch videos and share with people interested. Thnx a lot. Plz view my channel once :) Help me grow.

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  • Brother... You're awesome !!!!

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  • Ibam intrested to learn animation , but i am 24 yrs old i have Little know about animations.

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  • When he said he was in post soviet romania,I thought be was a oht to say I am an orphan. No,Jts knowledge not rascism

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  • It’s so difficult to get subscribers as I’m a beginner animator/youtuber like sooo difficult

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  • Business side huh? Interesting

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  • I`'m Very Poor. I wanna become an artist like you. I don't even have a phone. haha

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    • @「Death Moon 月」 I Want to be an Animator and I will be one. Anyway, Thanks for cheering me up. I will do my best even i have no things to begin with.

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    • -I really really really wish you can be one one day,don't give up, I'll pray for you!💞

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  • 2:18 my first wacom tablet is an intuos I got it for christmas

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  • Esti roman sau mi se pare?

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  • Salut boss

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  • Wth i just started animation at 14 what a coincidence.

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  • i am a animater but i don t have animation tablet pls help

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  • i’m 14, born in 2006, this guy started at 14 _in_ 2006, someone else in this comment section is the same as me lol. I’m also trying to get into animation but i know that sometimes the pay isn’t very good but i’d rather just do what i love, i don’t need a high pay to be happy. I have some experience in the editing community so camera angles, commissions and special effects aren’t a problem for me, and art i’ve been doing my whole life so i’m ok right now, just need to focus on anatomy and building something that is simple yet unique enough to stand out from others (this is some advice from 3.5 years of experience in the editing community that people tend to not listen can’t just do shit that’s trendy at the time and expect to get somewhere, you’ll just blend in with the other 6k accounts doing the same shit that i can’t tell the difference between. it’s called a trend for a reason) But one thing i need to focus on is developing my path. I asked my sister (who is *also* 1 year older than me and whom up until recently, i shared a room with lmfaooo) who does graphics and is trying to become a game designer and she gave me some advice. I’m trying to also grow a platform so that it’ll be easier for me in the future, wish me and anyone else in the same shoes luck! :)

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  • The story itself is an animation...great work Andre

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  • You Learn Art By Making Art!

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  • That was really inspiring, kudos to you man.

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  • its all easy planning and dreaming but its a lot harder getting that pen to paper to make the final product but put dedication into it and you will succeed, one day, one day your time will come.

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  • i would i cant even afford a cheap drawing tablet

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  • you look like doctor Jack from Lost:)) useful video, thank you al lot!

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  • 0:09 She is like bublles in cartoon The Power Of Girl ( my brother like that cartoon>~< )

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  • Believe In Yourself.

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  • I rarely do commenting but your story gives me motivation. Thank you and wish you the best

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  • im 28 and i try to get a diploma to get out of my country and change my actual life (im miserable right now lol) but art schools are so pricy here and the free one out of my league. Im watching this to get motivation and maybe a solution i didnt tought of first

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  • Am dat la facultatea de calculatoare pentru ca am crezut ca o sa se prinda ceva de mine si o sa-mi placa, dar mereu am fost atras de domeniul vizual ( desen , photo , video editing) ... M-am mintit singur ca-mi place ce nu -mi place , si acum o sa sa invat design grafic si sper sa ajung si eu un animator la un moment dat.

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  • I was born in June 10 2013 good job that you started gg

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  • Congragulation.

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  • What software u used to make this animations

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  • Man... u just told me a valuable lesson... that will never forget... 😐

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  • The real question for me is, if you're Romanian and only lived in Denmark apart from Romania, how the heck do you sound so perfectly American?

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  • Great 😊 I'm also a digital artist but Still I don't have a stylus

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  • Fine. Hi. My name is Johan Sebastian Berglund, and by typing "Johan Sebastian Berglund - artist and caricaturist", there is my SEworld channel with story, paintings, caricatures and so.. and maybe can give a "like" and a "subscribe". Thanks.

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  • :O he started art the year of my birthday

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  • Salut

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  • Now how beautiful was this!💖 Thank you for sharing the story!

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  • No one knows me here anyway, so I'll just go on and rant out my grievances. I'm in college atm, with my course being somewhat related to medicine. This was the choice everybody expected me to get. My grades were enough to get me into a Univ for free. But I'm also a traditional artist, and I really love art and animation. I've been drawing at the back of my notebooks since I was a child and it's the only sub during my HS that I felt accomplished. My family isn't poor, but we get by. I'm too scared to ask my parents for money (for materials and maybe even a drawing tablet) because I know we have much more important needs to be met. To them, me doing art is just a leisure experience that I get to enjoy once in a while, and when I show them my work they go "Wow! That looks great!" and move on. But sometimes my mind drifts into asking "what if I just took animation for college?" or just even start painting and drawing more. "That would be insane" I thought. My course requires a lot of studying and reading, and I don't have time for that. Besides, I can hear the disappointment already. See, my country really doesn't care about the arts. Professionals are severely underpaid, artists are consolidated with free food and "exposure", and people tend to lean in and whisper "Hey, I'm your friend, please draw me." Looking at that business landscape, I just didn't want to risk it. Plus, I want to help my family too. But at the back of my heart, I dream. Thanks for the great Vid, Andrei!

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  • He kind of sounds liek fred armisen jsut a little bit

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  • what software do you use to create this

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  • what app you use for drawing

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  • I've started animation in the 10th grade, when I was 15 or 16 years old, using Microsoft PowerPoint.

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  • Sort of how I got started. I agree and feel every bits of the video

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  • To be honest though, if it cost more to pay the mailing than the actual just annoys me so I have to at least pay equal to the postage. Is that just me?

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    • @daisy Yeah I know all of those sites.

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    • ever heard of sum called paypal, cashapp, venmo?

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  • breh ia m 9 years old and i animate

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  • You use filp clip to anime your videos

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  • I will come back here in future :)

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  • 8:33 in the words of Cool-Odd1sOut: GON GET RIPPED!

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  • So it actually is possible for me as a total screwup to make something of my life Thanks man, i really appreciate the motivation, i really needed it

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  • YOU ARE ROMANIAN !? Im Romanian:3

  • Nice

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  • I also am Romanian

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  • Can you make how you animate and steps for beginner

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  • Are u Romanian?

  • I'm watching this in 2020 an you are 28...probably. But thanks for sharing your story.

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  • Ok so don't hate on me I am Indian

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  • ceau si eu sunt din romania

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  • Man I’ve never agreed with a video this much before. I’ve been drawing for about a year now and I noticed a lot of things. No one is born being able to create a Mona Lisa. We all start from square one. Comparing yourself to someone that’s being drawing for 10+ years is just stupid, but I’m sure we all did it in the beginning. I did that so much lol. There’s no “get rich quick” option for art. Going to art school is pointless if you want to learn how to draw/animate. You learn that by yourself. And like studying, everyone has their pace in this process. Someone might be able to draw a masterpiece in a year but you took two. That’s totally normal. Art is a beautiful thing. It’s completely fair. No red tape. You don’t need money. You can draw with a dollar pen and paper or a thousand dollar drawing tablet it doesn’t matter. What matters is your will to get better. I fucking love art.

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  • Everyone: focused in the video Me: Where the heck is Wilbur?

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  • You are the proof that i can succeed( i am romanian to)ps do i have a good start?)

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  • Google

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  • 8:52 asdf reference?

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  • calvoooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Hey i'm romanian to!

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  • i wanna do digital art but for some reason i can draw on paper but not on tablet its weird

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  • Andrei what software do you use?

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  • a really good video

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  • Hi, I make animating vids, could you sub to me?

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  • 4:23

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  • Hey o got a Wacom)) it's pretty good

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  • ❤❤❤

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  • And then Andrei got his check for 1 million and gave half to his single mother and grandparents who supported his dreams all along

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  • "for me drawing was not a hobby, it's was an escape"

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  • لو سمحت انا عملت للارقام دي كلها simplest form و طلعلي نفس ايجابات حضرتك فهل ينفع؟؟9:03

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    • نفس الحاجه حصلت12:23

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  • because you sad lei

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  • are you from romania?

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  • get it for 5 :

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  • How and whear you was selling your art works

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  • NICE CONTENT...!!!

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  • Ma bucur ca am dat de tine:)) N am stiut ca esti din Romania Si eu imi doresc mult să devin animator:))) Asta ma motivează mult mai tare decat orice alt video Mersi mult!!

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  • Are you 29 ?

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  • daaamn mailing a 5 dollar bill is hilarious but interesting

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  • what do u animate on

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    • @Okay Cool so uhhhh i do not know how to end a conversetion

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    • @sertac kartal Oh ok.

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    • @Okay yeah but he uses the adobe ON his drawing tablet

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    • @sertac kartal No, he animates on Adobe Animate.

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    • I think the drawing tablet

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  • OmG I'm Romanian to!!

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  • Wow so proud of you ! Thank u for the inspiration. I really mean it .you are realistically inspiring if u know what I mean .binge watching your videos

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  • What type of animation u using in this videp

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  • Im one of the kids that want to animate

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  • I’m 10 (haha yes very funny underage go back to kindergarten child ur not allowed on SEworld) and I think this’ll help a lot, thanks !

    • yo same (well I turned 11 a bit ago but still- that was only a bit ago)

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  • can i selll my digital art at age of 14

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