Lots of things to blog!

I can’t believe it’s already December 2014, and I became one year older than three weeks ago!!!! Oh my…!!

So I needed to grow up more than the rest years I spent in my life, and illustration is still an essential part of why I living. Coooooool…Thanks.!

Here’s the Nov and early Dec updates, enjoy! shameless_atapwy

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A series illo for Seattle Met Magazine’s ‘Shameless in Seattle’ section. I think every Dec issue they have this series. Honorably this year I illustrated! Check out the funny stories here

Thanks AD Sara!

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One Friday afternoon, I wanted to off the day early and take the 4pm yoga class. So I took a train to the UES where my beloved yoga studio located.  Few stops later, Matt asked me to do an illo for rush Op/Ed that finals by 7 to 7:30 that day.

I was thinking a bit, and took the opposite line of train and ran back home. Super thrilled moments! haha I thought helping NYT was more worth than one class of yoga. And here’s the result. Link

Thanks AD Matt!

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I’ve been a big fan of David Chang maybe since I noticed there’s lots of notable KoAmerican people existed in where I live. And finally I drew him for GQ’s November issue!

I’ll give a credit to AD Chelsea for this great idea! Actually David Chang really kicked a turkey in his video. Link

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This illo was super funny that gave me a chance to join the TinderLand! lol Link

Thanks AD Barbara!

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On Nov 4th, SVA MFA Illustration department where I graduated three years ago had a ‘We tell stories’ show. Fun talking with old classmates, and good to see all the teachers! The picture shows a random guy, Aram Kim (Class of 2014), David Sandlin and I. Thanks for having Miss Eggplant in the Catalog!

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So Aram and I’s November collaboration is here. This story is about when the star looks so big from the far, but it was disappointed when I got closer.

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I recently moved to Queens for having my own work studio and home. And here’s the nothing fancy start of my big dream!

Happy early Christmas!!

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Published in April 2014 issues!

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GQ USA Link

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10-stop road trip through the heart of Texas football country

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Stephen A. Smith

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Erin Andrews

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Lil Wayne

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Guitar World

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15 bands/musicians overlooked by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Dimebag Darrell

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Stevie Ray Vaughan

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San Francisco Magazine

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Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Tim Lincecum Link

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Smithsonian Magazine

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What Emotion Goes Viral the Fastest? Link

** Thanks to all my ADs!! xoxo **

GQ – Dear Leader Dreams of Sushi

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I was happy to do a series of illustrations for the GQ’s June, the comedy issue.

The story was about Kenji Fujimoto, the sushi chef who served Kim Jong-il for a number of years.

Special thanks to AD Chelsea Cardinal.

* Here are the rough idea – tightened sketch – inking process below.*

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Screen Shot 2013-06-04 at 3.28.32 PMRead the full article HERE

Screen Shot 2013-05-30 at 2.35.35 PM**Bonus – a related post about the story Link

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**Bonus Bonus – Check out Miss Eggplant