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February 12, 2016

Passion Improves Your Craft

What is your day job? Night job? (if they are different)
I’m a full time illustrator.


If you didn’t do what you do, what would you be doing?
I’d be working in an office doing marketing-related activities.


How did you start as a doodle artist?
I started doodling when I was in 2nd year college. I’ve been drawing since I was a kid and tried different types of it such as still life, portraits, etc. But I found myself most comfortable in doodling when I did my first doodle page. I have to say, it’s kinda messed up but hey, it’s a doodle.


How long have you been doodling? When did you decide it was more than a hobby?
Turning 4 years now, I guess? Lol. It became a hobby when I found myself doodling more often than I was suppose to listen to the professors. Nevertheless, I got good grades.


How often do you draw?
Whenever and wherever I get the chance to. I always make sure to draw/doodle so I can enhance my skills. Also, with practicing, I think you get to find your own style because you discover which may and may not work for you, and which may and may not make you feel happy.


Do you have a favorite way of drawing letters and words?
I like swirls, wavy lines, and patterns. I like making it simple for the people to easily identify the object/image yet intricate enough to make it look whimsical, and detailed.


Is there any discipline required, too, from your point of view?
Passion – it what makes me want to try new things, to experiment, and to be more of what I can do and offer. Passion is what drives you to be better and to create beautiful things that people can appreciate (hopefully). Passion is the reason why you want to improve your craft.


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