birth | 100 Emotions (a sketching challenge)

I am enthralled to discover this almost-exhaustive list of inspiring, complex, multilayered words over at cherrytato (an amazing blog, btw). And while the original prompt is to respond with the written word, I’ve decided to switch to sketching instead to expand my creative horizons.

If you are interested, feel free to choose whatever form of medium you wish (writing, sketching, painting, etc.) to undertake this challenge. ❤

For today, this is birth.



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Undiscovered Artists: Der Jen

Upon looking up pictures for a cover (dedicated to a fellow Wattpadian of mine) I came across the most beautiful graphic art I’ve ever seen. It was drawn by a woman called Der Jen who focuses on traditional Chinese art, but also adds modern females of the Asian culture into the mix.

To say I was amazed is an understatement. The beauty of her works is difficult to describe. And upon looking through all her brilliant artworks, I have found my favourite one: the very first work which introduced me to her.

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