i am really interested in getting into animation. i have what i consider to be decent drawing skills. i recently graduated from college with a degree in graphic design but want to get back to more "hands on" stuff. i want to sharpen up my drawing skills and start learning some animation in maya. i have a few questions...
i should state that at this time i have no plans to go back to school right now
1- what exercises should i begin to do routinely in both drawing and maya to start learning
2- is 23 too old to start trying to learn animation (will i be able to get a decent job before i am too old)
3- should i eventually go back to school for this if i become serious in working in this field or will a degree in graphic design, and skills (learned on my own) be good enough to get my foot in the door?
thanks in advance!