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Josh Nizzi

Josh Nizzi

Entertainment designer | Designed ‘Iron Man 3’ robots | Class of 1999

No one ever told Josh Nizzi there'd be days like this at Illinois.

Of all the future entertainment designer's college classes, “nude figure drawing took the most getting used to for me," he says. "There was one old guy in particular that would always point his privates in my direction, no matter where I moved in the room. He was creepy.

“Once, before class, I was chatting with a girl who was in my drawing class the previous semester. I assumed she was joining our class to make up for missing hers. I turned to set up my stuff and when I turned back, she was naked and walking up to the platform.

"It was odd, to say the least. I don´t think we ever spoke again after that day.”