View Full Version : Halo 2 Animator Interview with Nathan Walpole

10-25-2003, 12:24 AM
Q. Many people would LOVE to get into the video game animation field, but just can't find a way in. How did you pull it off? If you had to do it again, would you do anything different?

Early on, I had a passion for games while simultaneously having respect and passion for traditional art and storytelling. Soaking up all I could in both forementioned mediums helped guide my way to a post secondary education in art and animation. Whether it is an accredited education at a formal institution or home schooling yourself in the latest traditional and 3D techniques, I cannot stress the importance of an education enough. In the end, your portfolio is a demonstration of what you know. If you show what you know people can learn to understand your thought process and where you are headed in the future.

If I could change anything about my past experiences, I would want to demonstrate what I know, and therefore what I am capable of, more accurately right out of the gate.

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