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Cleaning my desk

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Most of my work this summer have been sketches and animation drawings…. I got tired of it, and wanted to create something more substantial. Three weekends passed and nothing happened. Finally, I clean my desk, and that did the trick. Here are some expanded “doodles” from my Daily 30 exercises. It felt so good to finally […]

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Surface Matters

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I was about to take out the recycle, when this came to mind: “I wonder what I can do with throw-away cardboard?” Then it turned into a whole project. I dug up an old drawing I started months ago. I liked the idea, but I hated the execution. So I thought of a way to […]

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Porcupine and Cat

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For Rebecca’s graduation, I made her a card with some imagined characters: Porcupine and Cat. Unfortunately, I did not scan the image before giving it to her, so I had to re-draw it for Picture Book Club. The illustration was inspired by the time when Rebecca, Babacar and I went to the #1 highlight in […]

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mokuhanga

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After a class at Kala learning mokuhanga, I have two prints where the images actually line up. I used 4 blocks which took about 16 hours of back-breaking carving. As painful as it was for me, it was just the meditation I needed. Originally, this design was meant to be a mother’s day gift to […]

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Field of Elephants

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This is my present work-in-progress. I like how this has a simple palette (which is good because I feel like there’s a lot of stuff going on otherwise). There is a sense of tranquility. At the same time, emphasis is on the main character. Part of me likes it as it is. …But part of me […]