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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
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My Bio
I'm a traditional artist garnished with dreams of surrealism presented in the pristine package of design

Current Residence: NYC
Operating System: MAC
Personal Quote: ...

Favourite Visual Artist
Ralph Steadman, H.R. Giger, Michaelangelo, Caravaggio
Favourite Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Ichi the killer, Oldboy
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Kaleo, Marteria, Raving George, Sofi Tukker, Alt J, Milky Chance
Tools of the Trade
Anything and everything
Other Interests
art + life
digital's a LOT faster than traditional.
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I have yet to create or even attempt to produce my first digital painting although it's been on my bucket list for nearly a decade. I'm still scraping the rust off of my long abandoned art skills, and more than little nervous about attempting to understand new medium. Which is what it is. The process and ways of manipulating charcoal differs form oil which differs from acrylic and from watercolor. Each requires its own unique treatment. Digital seems to be a separate technique as well, which combines all the techniques and includes the more technical skills of the computer program. Which I absolutely hate, I hate layers and curves and masks!
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So I'm finally done with school... & launched right into motherhood. I'm 7.5 months pregnant with my first son. This is quite different from my reality a year ago. I'm still working on my southern gothic collection. The 2nd painting is near completion. Sadly painting doesn't give me the same passionate obsession I use to crave.
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Thanks for the wonderful comments and I'm really encouraged by the continual support of fellow artists on this site over the years. I literally check this site maybe once every few years so if you do have professional interests in working with me please leave a comment on my website: joyjunyih.com 

I see you like Caravaggio. I like that.
Hi hardcoremiike,I just wanted to say that your art is amazing!I think the people who manage ASOIAF like A Wiki Of Ice And Fire,should see your ASOIAF art,should feature your ASOIAF art!I think George R.R. Martin would love your ASOIAF fanart!Have a nice day!!Hi Emoticon ^^;
Do you take commissions. If so, how much do you charge for them?
:wave: Thank you so much for the :+devwatch:!
I just want to thank everyone for all the comments and support. I'm sorry if I fail or delay to respond to any comments, I haven't checked my DA account for 2 years! And I want to go back to painting soon, which has been an ongoing goal which met a few failed attempts in the past 2 years. But as soon as my toddler learns to not topple my easel and eat my paints I shall make another attempt. :)
works of Giger and others...Art Gallery in Bayside, Queens...July 13-Sept 20


thought you may be interested :)