Food for Thought (about social media)

I hope everyone is healthy and safe. Meanwhile, I have been thinking a lot of topics recently. Mainly since we now live in a digital world, where everything is quickly and easily connected to each other. Moreover, social media has been taking part a lot in our life, regardless of its purpose. One thing I…

Books I read to learn illustration (part 1)

As a self-taught, it is obviously important to always educate myself on something I am currently working on. During my illustration journey, I have attended numerous online classes, webinars, live sessions, and absolutely, read some books/materials. One of my favorite things to do to enrich my knowledge is through reading books. I can read whenever…

New Year, New Phone Wallpaper

It is 2021 already! I hope you guys are still healthy and always maintain the sanity as your first priority. 2020 has indeed been a really tough period for some people, yet somehow it does not mean that there is no hope and a bright light ahead on us. Perhaps we just need to be…

It’s the season to be jolly

December has always been very special to me, a month full of hope and warmth. Unfortunately, December this year is definitely way much different. It is surprising enough that the pandemic stays longer than it is expected, or even worse. However, the holiday season is not cancelled, meaning that celebrating Christmas and New Year is…

My favorite free brushes on Adobe Fresco

I am indeed a brush hoarder, which means collecting brushes as much as possible, both paid or free brushes. Even though I do not always use all of them, they are always on my folder just in case I need it later on. I have been drawing mostly on my iPad since it is more…

Fan Art Illustration

If you follow this blog regularly, you may notice that I have done a lot of girl or portrait illustrations, which is actually my favorite object to draw. I really enjoy drawing girls or women since it has so much fun. I can style them with different eyes, nose, mouth, hair, and more. I can spend…

Simple Landscape Illustration

Another week, another study. Last week I practiced landscape drawing for the first time. I was actually lack of confidence about this since landscape drawing can be daunting. There are a lot of details on a landscape and it is not easier as it is seen. Another consideration will be about how to build the…

Inktober 2020 (part 2)

We are finally here in autumn season where all the yellowish and orangish color palettes are everywhere, along with its autumn trees and foliage. It is obviously a peaceful time before the big bad winter coming. And yes, we are still in the mid of inktober euphoria, which¬†takes place every year in October, inviting people…

Inktober 2020 (part 1)

This is my first time joining Inktober challenge. For those of you who have not known Inktober yet, Inktober is yearly art challenge during October where everyone can participate. The challenge was firstly created by artist Jake Parker which the purpose is to focus on improving skill and develop positive drawing habits. The challenge runs…

Stuck in a Creative Block

I have been quite actively drawing quite for the past weeks, however, all I did was just basically the same illustrations over and over again. I drew girls most of the times. It is because I love drawing face, hair, expression, and play around with a character. I stayed only on my comfort zone. I…