THE SHARING CORNER #6

Haven’t done this in quite some time, so I think it’s about time to have another dose of inspiration on this lazy Sunday! Especially here in lil’ Auckland, New Zealand, where the weather has been crazy with wind, rain, and power outages.

So, I will share with you all the lovely Joy Ang, who is as crafty as she is talented. Currently a character designer for Adventure Time, her flexible style and charming paints are irresistible and just sucks you in to whatever world she presents.

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Her style holds a quirky charm in certain contexts, but can also mold into serious tones of dark and the magical when it wants to be. I love seeing the skillful strokes in her works and her great use of colour which explodes through.

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And it’s amazing to see how even though the tones in her work can transition and change, the underlying style doesn’t get lost, whether simplified down or amped up. It’s something I admire and am striving to get in my own work. I see it as an amazing skill to have, kind of like a ‘generalist’ in the field of illustration.

She is an illustrator I have always kept note of and have found spouts of inspiration from whenever I’m in a blank or blocked state. And it doesn’t hurt that her new blog also teaches the art of craftiness and cute food and interior decorating!

Please go and check out this amazing talent and follow her!

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It’s finally out!!

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I am officially a children’s book illustrator! Whoo!

I didn’t have time to post this sooner, but I am so excited and happy to share this book with you all! I had completed this job quite some time ago but it’s mind boggling to come to terms that a published book has my name on it!

I am so proud of this book, one - because it is my first ever to illustrate, and two - because I got to work with Joan Rosier-Jones and the fantastic little publishing company, Tangerine Publications.

I hope this will be the first of many more books I can contribute to, and hopefully one day I can release a book of my own!

Thanks to my family and friends for the support, and Joan for the amazing opportunity and lovely experience!

Nana’s is now available on Amazon, so please go check it out and buy a copy!

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Was supposed to be the start of my ‘pic a day’ challenge..so far, this is the only one.. guess its pic every week?
© 2014 Elayne Chan
Faber Castell PITT Black Pens and pencil
  • Camera: Canon MP620 series

Croc.

Was supposed to be the start of my ‘pic a day’ challenge..so far, this is the only one.. guess its pic every week?

© 2014 Elayne Chan

Faber Castell PITT Black Pens and pencil