All posts by Joosep

Animwork admission test

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sooo, finaly had the test and the interview over skype… has pretty much crushed all my hopes.
while i knew that my hand drawing skills werent that good, i was hoping that the digital part and the fast learning would compensate a bit since the education is 50/50 as they said but they didnt seem that enthusiastic… along with that, the test part went pretty bad. Since i had never drawn with a time limit, i messed up and the storyboard ended up being a mess.

Not really nice stuff to remind myself of but i figured i should post it here since i had desperately tried to find what to expect from the test prior to taking it but found only one brief mention of it… perhaps someone else will benefit next year.

The test was sent to my mail and had to be finished and sent back in 4h. we had to choose a genre (Romance, Action, Horror or Documentary) and draw a character, background, 12-15 panel storyboard and make up a story with the theme “a visit to the veterinarian”

i lost most of my time working on the backround(s)

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weekends on kuutesmäe

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So far ive spent all my weekends off the army on the hill :)
heres a little glimpse of the last one..
hopefully il also get somone to operate the camera and get in front of it a few times myself… but thats pretty tricky :/


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Winter Wonderland

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all the best for the new year, hope youre doing better then me ^^ all i go was a few weeks of for this winter vacation… probably the best one so far :) heres a little climpse of it… the weather is just gorgeous and the snow is thick as hell.
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well, the basic training of 3months is over now.
i was enlisted in Kuperjanov batalion, “miinipilduja patarei” (mortar/bombing squad or smth)

Well, i was against coming since the beginning and i must say, it met all my expectations. Ok, i see the point, a country needs an army but this is just waste of time for the guys who get stuck there…. the study time must be like 10% out of all our time, most of the time is used on cleaning, useless standing for no reason and traditions.

Every time i think on the time lost on this and how i could have advanced my own skills with it, a deep depression sweeps me off my feet.
I just cant get over the fact that im wasting a whole year of my life like this. Oh well, if thats how things are, i guess i have to just get through it and be happy when its over knowing that i wont have to go through it again.


Hello Estonian army!

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Well, the autumn is here, the weather is crap and ive just packed my gear for the next 8 months…

Time to waste a year of my life in the trenches! :/ oh well, wish me good luck ^^

il be stuck there for the first 3 months, i’ll leave my dslr home and theres limited internet access but perhaps il try to write smth…

So goodbye everyone, and good luck withyour ventures, what ever youre doing… you’ll be progressing much more then me!  ^^


kuperjanov awaits me 28/09/09

New Goodies!

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went and got myself a new board to replace the old one i jumped in half, also dug up some images of a pair of badass goggles i bought from greece… hopefully i can use them in winter (if they dont fog up)

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Hard labor.

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when something needs to be done, we do it on our own… may it be growing our food, pluming work for your sauna or repairing your diy sauna furnace.

this year’s potatoe harvest… didnt work out very well… smallest catch ive ever seen.
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Back in Estonia

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Ahhh, its good to be home again.

I got really lucky with the weather, its so nice and sunny yet breathable compared to athens.
its so quiet… all you can hear is the wind while looking at the hypnotic dance of the grass.

Somehow the nature has become much more wild in these 2 years… the fields are full of lush grass, plants and bushes… its quite a sight, very relaxing… sure as hell am going to bitch obout the rain in a few days though ^^


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Last weeks in Greece

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Sooo, the last weeks in Greece… at some point i just gave up on cleaning up the photos for post and just crammed them together.
since the time span is long and im not much of a writer, il just let the pictures do the talking.

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Why HP sucks.

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Sooo… the other day my hard drive got fried. tried to boot up and it wouldnt… bios said the hdd’s were bad
after some messing with linux, it suddenly “resumes windows” :/ half the data is corrupt…  luckily scan disc
saved most of it.

My conclusion after fiddling with the drives was that the heat killed them… so hot you cant even hold a finger on them.
since the fuckers were still running somehow (very slow with hangups every now and then) i plan the new drive purchase when i
get to Estonia… for now, im thinking i could just do a “quick” cleanup for the fan… or so i thought

23:42 one wrecked casing… really really poor design on these things… it has cracks all over the place
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First week in Greece

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So, ive been in greece for a week now, must say its quite fun, not a place to live in but definitely an exotic destination for a good vacation

well, we’ve been taking it easy after that insane week in paris.. one or two things per day this time around…. would probably be hard to go over that in this heat! ^^ normally +27/30 but also up to +35C … having a  bottle of water with you at all times is a must… and you have showered in sweat by the end of the day ^^

anyways, i had rented a small apartment for the month in asimaki fotila 28… was greeted by this…


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Day3-5 :: Denmark-France-Greece-Latvia-Estonia

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Soo… as it turned out, there is no time for constant blogging on holiday’s like this ^^
so heres a conclusion of rest of the days in france.

Day 3

was all about unvinding from the stressfull days…

first a “french” breakfeast with croissants, juice, bread, etc. Ofc if you have danes in your company, they will end up making their own menu ^^


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