Some other useful links for my students:
Do you steal bandwidth without even realising? A good explanation of the problem is at: maestroawards.com/EN_art_07.shtml
Now you have some marketable skills, why not do some good? Doing pro bono (unpaid) projects for not-for-profit bodies is a great way to get experience and also add to your folio & thus help you to get paid work. And you get a nice, warm feeling inside. GoodCompany.com.au can help to put you in touch with businesses who need your skills.
email me any other suggestions :)
Local Design Industry Networking lists to join:
Siggraph (Perth Chapter) - if you're into computer animation, join their mailing list and go along to their monthly meetings. World-class guest speakers present their work and talk about real issues involved in working in the Industry. www.perth.siggraph.org.au
WAnimate - another local organisation for animators who have regular meetings with guest speakers. So far no website, but email me to join their mailing list and I'll forward your details to them.
Orange Zucchini - by Perth design students, FOR Perth design students. Find out about relevant events, competitions etc. www.orangezucchini.net
Propelarts - an advocacy service for young people in the arts, who also happen to run the best mailing list in Perth for events, competitions and jobs in the Perth arts scene. Free to be a member if you're under 25, and very inexpensive to join even if you're over 25. www.propelarts.org.au
Design links to share:
Look up artists/designers at:
Graphic Design links:
New enviro-friendly paper product source being developed commercially in Australia - from banana trees, which were previously considered waste. transformaustralia.com.au
A somewhat more attractive website from what I gather is a related entity: http://www.papyrusaustralia.com.au
Landline article about banana paper: abc.net.au/landline/stories/s924420.htm
A great art-and-design theory site from a guy who's as much a fan of Matthew Collings (This Is Modern Art guy) as I am:
The same author (David Gauntlett) has put his clever little mitts into pop culture theory in the most excellent site:
I must try to buy some of his books next time I earn an Amazon credit.
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