Daniel Rayner

Daniel Rayner

Artist Filmaker

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
being aware of things around me was key
recognised what came naturally to me
good advice from the right teachers
martial arts was the yin to my creative yang
lapping up creative visions of others
working out who I was
taking on challenges that scared me
trying to be kind is the key to understanding to what art is for
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

highschool
High School
Career

Career

Artist Filmaker

I try and show other worlds you may recognise

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Art
Art
Film
Film
Being Creative
Being Creative

Day to Day

My day is like a drawing in my sketch book, I don't know what is going to come out, so I draw a line, it doesn't matter what that looks like and then I add to it. After a few strokes of the pen I can see what the sketch could become. Now I am in the grove and things are starting to flow. The rest is just fun, building on the very first pen strike that hits the pad.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

The biggest thing and you will hear it from many people is, if you love what you do, you will just keep doing it and from this you will just get better and better.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

make the most of anything free and take any experience that comes your way, get involved and help others who are trying to do what you are doing

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Teachers:

"A teacher came up to me in front of my friends when I did an extra year to retake my exams & said,why am I wasting my time at school. I passed all those exams with flying colours and went on to college.It really knocked my confidence but I pushed through"

I was full of self doubt as a kid but I also had a stubborn drive that I let shout over the noise. Just be a mule until you can become a thoroughbred.

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues
Learning Issues

I was dyslexic which meant I was in low sets at school and suffered confidence issues, but it was also a gift as it made me see the world in a unique way and gave me empathy. Use your struggle, its what gives you fuel to your visions