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1. What's your story? Where are you from?Hi! My name is Hyunyoung. I’m an illustrator based in South Korea. I think I only had a talent for painting from childhood. I enjoyed observing and drawing. That’s why I choose my job.
2. Tell us about your aesthetic.There's nothing special about my aesthetic. I just try to paint that make me feel happy and soothing pictures.
3. What is your favourite medium and why?I usually use computer program with hand-painted. I am used to using computer because I worked as a designer. But I’ll be increasing hand-painted than computer work.
4. What is your artistic process like?I usually paint about my story. So I try to be faithful to my emotions and feelings. And I try to pursue something strange ,specific.
5. Who and/or what inspires your work?All of the thing that concerns me inspire my work. I remind my childhood or past happy,sad moments.
6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?I think Art make life beautifully. And as I began to work in earnest, I could think deeply about myself.
7. Where did you study?I studid illustration at Hanyang women’s college. After graduation, I studied illustration at SI Institute of Picturebook.
8. Where do you see yourself in five years? Working in an agency?I want to publish my illustration book and host my exhibition.
9. What about in ten?I want to paint for a long time. So I wish I keep trying in ten years.
10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?I wanted to make people happy by my painting at first. But I realized painting makes me happy.
11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?I like eating food which include cheese.
12. Favourite book?Maborosi by Miyamoto Teru
13. Favourite genre of music?I enjoy listening to ballad and classical music. I prefer soft music.
14. What are your hobbies?My hobby is traveling. I have an invaluable experience while traveling.
15. If you weren't an artist, what would you be?I want to be a instrumental player. Music is another tool to express man’s emotion.