What materials do you use?
Primarily ballpoint pen, micron pens (01, 03, 05; Brand: Artist’s Loft— basically the cheap Michael’s brand), and graphite.
How old are you?
Where do you live?
Favorite artists on tumblr?
What do you look like?
Your worst nightmare materialized into a fairly petite Asian girl.
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
You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense by Charles Bukowski
Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
Ask the Dust by John Fante
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Where do you draw inspiration from?
Daily life, nature, film, books, music, etc.
Specific artists: Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Hope Gangloff, Audrey Kawasaki.
I generally draw inspiration from other tumblr artists as well, because the ones I follow are all so great and talented and everything lovely.
How much art training do you have?
Not much. I’ve taken scattered classes here and there, but I’m mostly self-taught through practice and youtube videos (which are great for helping you understand some crucial concepts in human anatomy, painting, etc.)
What does charleskinbote mean?
He’s a character from Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.
Tips for growing artists?
Don’t let your creativity and desire to draw and learn stagnate. Don’t get obsessed over details.
Actually, just watch this video right here.
Will you ever sell prints/pins/make posters?
Some time in the near future, hopefully.
What college do you attend and what are you studying?
Why are so many of your drawings sad?
I’m a sad sack sometimes
I’m not most of the time
Hope that answers a good lot of your questions and have a lovely day!