23 Signs You're An Art Student
Anyone else high from these spray mount fumes, or...?
You have to carry your own weight in supplies around campus all the time.
Your hands always look like this.
And this is you all the time.
When you hear "newsprint," you don't think of the news.
Foamcore is your enemy, unless you're one of the Chosen Ones who knows how to actually cut it.
An X-Acto blade has done this to you at least once.
Drawing nude models doesn't faze you at all.
You've stared at your own artwork so long that it doesn't even visually make sense to you anymore.
You've pulled an all-nighter on a piece, just to have it ripped apart in critique the next day.
And every time you have to mount something on foam core with spray adhesive, it's an insanely complicated operation.
You may not have had to buy as many books as other majors, but your art supplies run out all the time, and they cost a FORTUNE.
Other kids in your major already "get it," and you're still trying to figure out what the hell you're doing.
The parties you go to are always very creative, and a little weird.
You're no stranger to eating dinner out of the vending machines of your art building.
You're obsessed with quality paper.
Cutting up Color-Aid makes you sad.
You constantly wonder what you're going to do after you graduate.
You wish every answer to every art history test question was Hieronymus Bosch.
You're always asking yourself how you're going to get your homework done after a full day of 3-hour long classes.
The big, beat-up studios in your department feel like home.
You finally feel like being one of the "different" ones in high school has paid off, because now you're with people just like you...
...And you can really be your true, unabashed, artist self for the first time.
Being an art kid isn't always easy, but you wouldn't trade it for the world.
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