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Visual Development Artist in Los Angeles. My jokes are extremely mediocre.

Thursday, December 20, 2012


Winter break has been really relaxing. I came back to Vancouver last weekend to spend the holidays with my family.

I've been trying to be a good sister and taking care of my siblings and all... cooking them food, giving  them rides everywhere, doing their laundry etc...

I made my brother's favorite chicken drumsticks today. So he could bring them to school as lunch the next morning.

They turned out quite well. I was pretty proud of myself. 
I thought to myself, I'll make a good wife/ mother one day...

With that thought, I happily left the kitchen to take a shower...

When I came back.... I saw my sister....

Yeah, I never knew preparing for high schooler's lunch can be such a pain... This was even more frustrating than Maya crashing on me...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

push for it

The last two weeks have been busy..  Nevertheless the process has been fun. I 've learned so much about painting, animation and story this semester. I can see winter vacation coming in less than a month. What's even closer - thanksgiving break! Though I have a feeling that those two breaks might be spent working on Push Pull exaggerated and then preping for prepro...

Here's my DFA Valuables painting
Alota stuff needs fixing still... I kind of ran out of time on the background...

And also...  Push Pull natural!

My character's name is Boris. He is a failing student at the Ninja Training Academy for Beginners. I am responsible for all aspects.

special thanks to Matt Sullivan for all the lighting and compositing help!

starting my exaggerated push pull now. Final push before break!

Friday, October 19, 2012


works' been picking up!

here are some composition and value studies from DFA


oh and... I drew myself

Sunday, September 23, 2012


some more refined drawings from the laboratory assignment from DFA!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Tribal Bears

Here is a painting from the laboratory assignment for DFA

more recent school work to come soon!

Friday, August 24, 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Caltrain sketch

been taking the trains a lot lately for work/ seeing people

sketched this on a 7am bullet for San Fran :)
can't believe there's only one month left!

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012

In N Out

so... I am two weeks into my internship at Adobe.
I'm honestly having a blast!

instead of sharing my internship stories, I decided to tell you all what happened today on a sunny sunday.

Monica, another Adobe intern, and I were walking down the sidewalk after getting lost in the garage. But that's another story for another time.

we were just strolling down the sidewalk and chatting about stuff. we were completely unaware of the police car sirens in the background.

so when the sirens abruptly stopped... the birds stopped chirping
it was like the silence (calm) before the storm.

I did a dramatic turn back... to see what's going on

we couldn't believe what we saw with our big asian eyes... 

we saw this giant guy sprinting towards us

and police cars powersliding around the corner

i saw one officer getting out... about to grab his gun

at that moment, me and Monica both froze in place

both of us had this image in mind.. of the big guy taking both of us hostage in front of the police

we looked at each other.... and RANNNNN

we should have run... but instead... we fast walked..

the moment we turned around the corner... we heard the police yelling at the guy and taking him down...

that was enough adventure for one day...

and then we all went to grab in n' out burger while listening to a homeless man talking to us about his film major and computer softwares. 


Friday, June 1, 2012


watercolor painting is so much fun :D

quick painting by the harbour

this is for a post card

also I drove down to Seattle to shop few weeks ago
these are based off the sketches I did along I-5

Sunday, May 27, 2012


I've been driving a lot lately (sometimes following speed limits)
so fun to watch things disappear in the rear window

Monday, May 21, 2012


uploaded my cemetery lighting and texturing assignment today
we had to do a night and a day time scene; I'll upload my day time some other time

also I painted this while watching Forrest Gump today. Hope you like it!

Monday, May 14, 2012


quick doodle while watching House, the crocodile can use some more work but oh wells.

and heres my spring 2012 demo reel and portfolio page

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

End of another year!

so I realized that I have not updated my blog since christmas. shame on me...
so heres a lil catch up time!

before I do that... heres Sit Stand!

summer vacation just started for me. Im now getting a sweet 10 hours of sleep everyday in Vancouver

sophmore year has been so much fun. much of that fun came from living with some awesome roomates. we live together in our very awesome Canadian apartment. My roomates and I are adults and we do not fight over meaningless things.

situations like this don't happen too often...

"Get outaaaa my BATHROOOOOM!!! use your OWNNN!"

and we never bring our fight to professional places such as the computer labs...

(please do not attempt this at home....)

so many fun moments happened this year

including nearly getting sprayed by a Siberian tiger...

or watching my toe nail fall off after bike accident(s) 

I also met some quite amazing people

and families

camping on a beach!

and first time sitting in an open top swing!

And I went to a college graduation for the first time!
 congrats seniors!

7,8,9 and roomates!

It was bittersweet to see everyone go; but we can't expect anyone to slow down or wait for us to catch up. Thanks everyone for a wonderful year! Can't wait to see what you guys do in the industry!

oh and I'll be starting my Adobe internship in San Jose, CA this June! I'm super excited! :)