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A word from the curator:
Few things are so fragile as dreams. Once they're exposed, harsh words or indifference can crush them. That's why they tend to grow in secret, quietly nursed from fragments into fantastic worlds. What I love about this illustration is the way these flights of imagination seem to have a life of their own, growing in defiance of their fragile nature. It has a casual strangeness that I respond to.
Tell us the background of this design.
This is a combination of 2 drawings, one done in pencil and the other using an ink pen. I think the design is pretty self-explanatory.
What do you want TeeFury fans to know about you?
I am a self-taught artist. I've been drawing since I was little, but started looking into tee design about a year ago, when I started playing around with photoshop and bought a wacom pad. As you can see, a lot of my designs originated from traditional drawings. My other passion is medicine (yep, I like to use both sides of my brain). I will be graduating from UW School of Pharmacy this summer with a PharmD. I will continue to do art when I am a drug-pusher.
What do you absolutely not want them to find out?
Nice try :)
Name a few of your favorite things.
In no particular order: sushi, rib eye steak, creme brulee, my man, my mac, sunshine in Seattle, coconut curry chocolate, I can go on and on...
What are your feelings on breakdancing?
It looks funny unless the dancer is REALLY good.
Do you prefer 3-D animation or illustrative animation?
Gargoyles vs. lightning: who would win the battle?
Lightning, I think.
Describe your favorite shirt that you own, and why you like it so much.
"Epic Battle" from Threadless. I think it is awesome because it has ninjas and pirates!
Which is better, gaming, reading, or watching movies? Name your favorite title in your chosen medium.
I enjoy all 3 but in reality I spend the most time reading. Gaming: Mario Bros on my Nintendo DS Lite.
What inspires your work?
Everything and everyone around me. I get ideas from sources such as (non art-related) conversations with others, from reading medical literature, seeing other artists' work, and caffeine highs.
Any shout outs?
I want to thank the TeeFury folks for all the kind comments that my previous design here on TF got. http://www.teefury.com/archive/99/Hummingbird I hope you enjoy this one too :)