About/FAQ

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

Dreamtigers 
by Jorge Luis Borges
Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann/Kerascoet

this is outdated

Favorite bands/artists?
Last.fm

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


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