Oct 15 2023"One day, when I was passing the King Ly Thai To statue by my house where little kids were driving in mini-cars, I saw a group of tourists huddled together, their faces lit up with joy as they eagerly snapped photos of the children."
Sep 15 2023I'm a full-time illustrator, one of some very lucky humans being able to practice what she dreamed of doing ever since she was a child. However, before making a living out of my passion, I had a very "conventional" career path.
Sep 05 2023In Vietnamese, there is this one very special word: "nhà". This word indicates the physical place where you live, be it a house, an apartment or a studio … And on the other side, this word also denotes a place you can call "home". For us, "nhà" means both a "house" and a "home".
Jul 05 2023I work too much. And I don't know how to rest. Or to be more precise, I have no trouble working hard, and I don't know how to stop before I'm exhausted.
Mar 15 2023
Recently, my favorite author, Chi Nguyen, presented an exercise in a YouTube video entitled: Looking at your career as a book with many chapters.
The exercise consists of writing down the different “chapters” of our professional life, from the present moment,…
Mar 05 2023
This article is NOT about loneliness due to isolation!
The afternoon when loneliness drowned me
I couldn’t keep my promise.
It was Tuesday, February 28, 2023, the Tuesday that just passed. I was all motivated to finally free up 30 minutes in my…
Feb 15 2023In order to move forward in the creative life, retrospection is a key part of the process. And I absolutely must tell you what happened in December 2022.
Jan 05 2023
My new year started with a zombie head and a compote body…
But don’t worry, I’m happy. My 2022 year has been… normal. It’s the first time I’ve had a normal year, where I completely feel like I fit in, where…
Dec 25 2022Violette Imagine is the artist who goes by the name of Violette Grabski, a Belgian illustrator. To finish this special series Illustrator: the profession in the most gratifying way possible, let me take you on a discovery of Violette's universe, which is filled with magic, sweetness and hope. Would such journey be the perfect choice for an article published on Christmas day?
Dec 20 2022Wazza Pink is the nickname of Nguyễn Tố Uyên, a Vietnamese illustrator living in Vietnam. She is the illustrator of many children's books, published internationally. Her works are simultaneously dazzling with colors and filled with the sweetness of a dreamlike universe.