I was an illustrator major in art school, copying another well know illustrator work for less was what I do best after college years, I was working as an animator in Disney during the day, I learn that in any art form, one has to find their unique voice in style and presentation, after many different approach, decide not using brushes and paint, I finally was the front cover Illustrator in American Showcase year 2000, this piece of illustration was for Time magazine, under medical section, my word of advice to the artists out their, Success is a journey, enjoy the process and don’t worry about the outcome, Art has no destination and it has infinite potential to those who enjoy the moment of creativity.
所以我不停在尋找自己屬於自己的插畫風格,我不停的想,連睡覺都在想。嘗試各種媒材,包括、報紙、葉子、布、玻璃等,所有生活上可以找到的東西,我都拿來嘗試。我想要仿照中國剪紙藝術,加上希臘的設計方式,以及畢卡索抽象畫的感覺,融合起來。用水彩、筆跟剪貼,慢慢地嘗試,最後,我把水彩也捨棄了,全部用刀子割,經常整的手指頭都畫滿了傷痕,滿手是血。
…..成為了全美國最受矚目的插畫巨星,時代雜誌指名要我的插畫,巴爾的摩的是場還直接打電話給我,請我幫他們的城市繪製插畫。幾年前,我還是個一幅插畫收取五十元美金,專門臨摹別人作品的小插畫家,誰能想到,現在我一幅插畫動輒可賣三千到五千美金不等。
Davy Liu Biography < 別把鑽石當玻璃珠” Don’t Treat Diamond as Marble”>Time copy