Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

Yun Ling aka Lingy-0, Master Artist interview. He is one of my favorite artists that I’ve found on the internet. He currently works for Volta as a concept artist, and was kind enough to give us a short interview here at idrawgirls.com

1. How and why did you want to become a Concept Artist?
Yun Ling: At first I just liked to draw, but I didn’t realize what I could do, then I found a job as a concept artist by chance, and that’s how I began.

lingy0 business concept art Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

business concept art soldier © Yun Ling

2. What is your first art job and how did you start?
Yun Ling: My first art job was freelance work. It was for one of my friends doing some illustrations for cards. They were very small works.

lingy0 cave concept art Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

cave concept art © Yun Ling

lingy0 big bot concept art Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

lingy0 big bot concept art © Yun Ling

3. Where do you get your inspiration from?
Yun Ling: I’m inspired by a lot of things: books, movies, comics, and other artists of course. A good story is the most inspiring.
4. To you, what are the three most important elements in painting or concept art in general?
Yun Ling: I think the most important element is idea, I don’t know what to draw if I have no idea. then basic drawing knowledge it’s the tool, and composition. This is a key to make a picture beautiful.

lingy0 route xxx painting Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

lingy0 route-xxx painting © Yun Ling

5. What would you suggest to young artists on how to get start and become the better artist?
Yun Ling: Keep drawing from life as suggested by many arists. I’m still learning to do this.

lingy0 quicky01 speed painting Yun Ling, Master Artist interview.

lingy0 quicky01 speed painting © Yun Ling

You can connect with him at LinkedIn here: http://www.linkedin.com/in/lingy0

Now go draw and paint more.

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded IdrawGirls.com (TheArtClasses.com) in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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