Yes, tech is a constant learning experience because of software upgrade and improvements, you'll always be learning. It looks like you're doing well in your application! A bit of motion work or animation may end up in your portfolio at some point, you never know. :)
My apologies for the tardy friend response. I'm recovering from surgery and a slip/fall injury from the third. Thank you for the add. Im looking forward to seeing your work. Great kob on Jack's book cover art.