July 4, 2016

When I was doing Bartels Science Illustration Intern at Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the book "The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds" was always on my table where I worked. This book taught me the key points of drawing birds, such as setting the proportion of head vs body or...

June 8, 2016

Sometimes I crave for a large scale painting when I focus too much on small stipple drawings. So I painted Coelacanth on awooden boardat home for no reason but I felt so good!This creature is so mysterious.I almost put this Coelacanth intomy PaleoArt section.

Jun 8th is...

May 18, 2016

The State of North America's Birds Report 2016 was finally published! My illustrations of 18 birds and a infographic were used in the report. Hope the report would have a positive impact to the bird conservation.


November 30, 2015

While doing an assistant for Jane, I had a chance to visit the Smithsonian Institution Natural Museum of Natural History at Washington D.C. (she had a talk for the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Meeting.) The Museum was so inspiring and I immediately started pai...

November 20, 2015

After Four month of Bartels Science Illustration Internship, I was fortunate to do an assistant of the awesome mural artist, Jane Kim for "Wall of Birds Projects" ( .) I leant a lot from her, not only techniques b...

September 25, 2015

When I got an offer of the Bartels Intern at Cornell, one of the ideas came to my head was "I should get a chance to meet John Gurche!" He is a famous paleo-artist in recidence at the Museum of the Earth in Ithaca who focuses especially on human origins and on dinosaur...

September 1, 2015

During the intern, I have led two workshops at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to teach youth and chaperon how to draw bird illustration. Those activities were parts of two-day workshop called, "Birds, Careers and conservation youth workshop." The one was held on June 2...

July 6, 2015

After completing the certificate program of Natural Science Illustration in the University of Washington, I moved to Ithaca, New York. -- "This part of my life is called 'internship.'" --  I applied for the Bartels Science Illustration Internships at the Cornell Lab of...

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