I’m Jenny Yu, 19 year old illustration student studying at CSULB. I also do stuff sometimes over at Mochi Mag

This is a place where you can watch me try to be an artist and person kind of

What materials do you use?

Micron pens (005, 01, 03, 05, 08; Brand: Artist’s Loft/Sakura) and graphite 

Pentel brush pen

Strathmore drawing/sketchbook paper, Strathmore Bristol paper, moleskine

Where are you from?
Long Beach, CA

Favorite artists on tumblr?

Artist list #1

Artist list #2

Favorite books?
Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
The Crack-Up by F.Scott Fitzgerald 
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
Blankets by Craig Thompson
Maus I and II by Art Spiegelman
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
The Storytelling Animal: Jonathan Gottschall
Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
Ask the Dust by John Fante
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

by Jorge Luis Borges
Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann/Kerascoet

this is outdated

Favorite bands/artists?

Where do you draw inspiration from?

people, places, things, the weird way we all exist

How much art training do you have?
during high school, not much. watched a bunch of youtube tutorial videos and took one-shot private classes and worked off that

right now I’m taking grown-up art classes at college because I am a grown-up (not really) 

What does charleskinbote mean?
He’s a character from Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

Tips for growing artists?

watch this

and work hard