Artwork by Jonah Lin
My career path is a graphic designer. In the art school, all I learned is how to produce artwork mechanically, from a photo or a copy.
In the field of jobs, I start learning how to use computer software, to manipulate the image, to adjust color, contrast, or using a software plug-in to create a simulated oil painting, pencil drawing instantly. But… in deep of in my heart, I screamed to myself: “You’re not a true artist.”
In the art museum, I am not only aways admire the Renaissance old masters painting and sculpture, but also it makes me wonder, what is the secret, to achieve those masterpieces, how long it will take me to learn. I want to learn their skills, but at the same time, I feel that it’s a Mission Impossible. …