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Wait! Maybe This IS What I Wanted!

This is exactly how I felt when I realized that Graphic Design was something I wanted to major in, but yet, for most of my life I hated art.

So when I was younger, I absolutely despised art class. It was a complete nuisance to go to and torture to sit through. The only good days were when we got to watch Bill Nye the Science Guy or Veggie Tales instead of drawing pictures or listening to our teacher talk about famous artists. Even throughout most of high-school I hated it, though luckily at the time I didn’t have to take many classes that had to do with art.

Then I took a graphic design and photography class. This was when I realized that it wasn’t so bad! I actually enjoyed photography and graphic design so much that I was looking forward to taking more of those classes when I went to college! Once I got to college was when I realized that my interests had taken a complete 180 degree turnaround and was now majoring in the very thing I detested when I was younger.

Have any of you made this turnaround in your lives as well?


  1. jrouse5 wrote:

    Nope! Not really. Art class was a huge stress reliever for me as a kid. As someone who is kinda considered a softie, I would sometimes get made fun of for being so weak or too day dreamy. Art, lunch and recess was always my favorite times of the day. I got into graphic design during high school when I realised how much I loved computers and art, my parents suggested that I mix the two genre’s and bam! Graphic Design seemed to be the natural choice for me. And so far, it’s worked out really well. No regrets.

    Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:43 pm | Permalink
  2. cmina2 wrote:

    Not for me. I’ve always loved going to art class. It was just always easy for me and such a great way for me to just lose myself in my head and translate it to whatever it was that we were working on. I tried to steer away from it when I started college and decided to see if something else would catch my interest but I ended up coming back to my roots. I’m glad I did.

    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:42 am | Permalink