Valencia Researches Childhood, Animation Connection

Inside USD -- Karissa Valencia’s childhood included thoughts and actions centered on what she read and what she watched.

“Some of the first drawings that interested me, thanks to my Dad, were comic books. I thought the stories were really in-depth; the details, too, were in-depth. As for animation, I was a Disney child of the 90’s. I watched all of those films growing up. ‘The Lion King’ was one of my favorites. I always wanted to draw it and redraw certain scenes.” (Full Story)