I always liked movies with huge special effects, drawings, with characters and objects that exist only in imagination. That's how I got my initial interest in 3d animation - wanted to try to create something by my own, something interesting, something extraordinary and emerge deeply in this field.
There is plenty of different information, even too much. And it its abundance one should have a lot of patience for self-education: should be diligent and have a lot of time. The main problem now is not to find information, but to evaluate its quality. How are you going to spend your time and what result will you get?
I have a degree in architecture, but my university did not give any inspiration to become an architect. To say more – it did completely the opposite. But I always liked to make beautiful presentations of my projects. I needed to work and to earn money so I decided to learn 3d.