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28 Ways Your Child Will Change Once Stepping Into Art School

Oh son and/or daughter, I know you'll probably want to be called something gender neutral the next time I see you.

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1. A disdain for half their hair.

2. ...And a colour change for the surviving half.

Edgy.

Edgy.

3. "Wow, THIS is what cigarettes are like??"

These are phenomenal! Anyone want to go brood outside the Painting department with me?

4. Or, y'know... other stuff.

Via strictlytrippy.tumblr.com

"It just really makes you reevaluate.... why we're all here, ya know?"

5. A sudden swerve to the radical

I am not to be trifled with.
Banksy

I am not to be trifled with.

6. Chip on the shoulder.

Political correctness or gtfo.

7. Strong desires to hide how they used to draw...

Bury that shit deeppp. Like Chamber of Secrets deep.

Bury that shit deeppp. Like Chamber of Secrets deep.

8. A sexual awakening

"I call this piece, Self Sexual."
Egon Schiele

"I call this piece, Self Sexual."

9. Oh god.

10. A perusal into the "dark arts"

The Art of Skinner

11. Oh god noo... Son, whyyy

Soon you'll feel my pain.
Francis Bacon

Soon you'll feel my pain.

12. Loss of the fear of needles

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13. A delving into of other cultures

like that of a 1940s sailor.

like that of a 1940s sailor.

14. (sigh) Someday...

15. Seriously, their threshold for pain is unmatched.

Sacrifice everything for art.
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Sacrifice everything for art.

16. A drastic shift in movie tastes...

You suspect that only pretend to like it.
The Cremaster Cycle

You suspect that only pretend to like it.

17. Also music tastes...

"This speaks to me..."
Elliot Smith

"This speaks to me..."

18. ...And with that, a discovery of new hobbies

Like the wheels of steel... They still call it that, right?
Via levycreative.com

Like the wheels of steel... They still call it that, right?

19. Vegetarianism and further.

But occasionally will indulge in not-made-from-soy beef.
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But occasionally will indulge in not-made-from-soy beef.

20. Their taste in liquor is higher than your own.

21. Wallets that moths fly out of...

But they assure you, that no two brushes are the same.

But they assure you, that no two brushes are the same.

22. Thrift store enthusiasm.

"I promise, it's not from Urban."

23. But ultimately, will be completely different colours.

It's like every week is Holi.

24. Eclectic everything.

A polar bear with a top hat?? Wackyyy as ffff
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A polar bear with a top hat?? Wackyyy as ffff

25. Critique emotions.

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"THAT COLOUR (sniff) WAS INTENTIONAAALLLL (uncontrolled sobbing)"

26. A desire to question everything.

Nothing is real anymore.
Via xeptum.tumblr.com

Nothing is real anymore.

27. Especially typography.

Regardless of their major.
Via designspiration.net

Regardless of their major.

28. But in the end, exhaustion.

You suspect it might be the Cadmium Red.

You suspect it might be the Cadmium Red.

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