Instagram: @nancyleerf


1. What’s your story? Where are you from?

My name is NancyLee, I come from a city in the south of China–nanning, it is a beautiful place, I like painting from a very young age, but later I stopped painting because of the pressure of study, until I grow up,now I start painting again.



2. Tell us about your aesthetic.

I like all the bright colors, because bright colors can bring me happiness.


3. What is your favourite medium and why?

my favorite media is the Internet, through the network, I can know a lot of interesting people, but also to see this colorful world.


4. What is your artistic process like?

I draw a picture every night, and then put it on the Chinese social media, micro-blog.


5. Who and/or what inspires your work?

my art is very simple, a year ago, a friend asked me to draw a picture of him, after the completion of the task he liked it very much, which inspired my passion for painting. This year, I insist on drawing a picture every day, has been uninterrupted.My family and friends like these works, they give me a lot of encouragement.


6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?

Painting has become a part of my life, I feel happy in the painting, through the painting, I met a lot of friends on the network, we communicate with each other, to discuss the knowledge of art.



7. Where did you study?

I didn’t learn painting in a professional college.


8. Where do you see yourself in five years? Working in an agency?

I am currently working for a big company in China and I want to be a professional illustrator in five years.


9. What about in ten?

I want to have a studio of my own.


10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?

I hope more people can see my paintings, I hope these paintings can bring happiness to them.



11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?

There are a lot of delicious food in China, but my favorite is vegetables, vegetables can bring health to my body.


12. Favourite book?

My favorite book is written by a Chinese writer, “the ordinary world”, which is a great book.


13. Favourite genre of music?

The most popular type of music is pop music,both Chinese music and foreign music, because listening to good music is a kind of enjoyment.


14. What are your hobbies?

I like running, traveling and reading.


15. If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?

I am now a company’s employees, if I can not become an illustrator, then I may continue to do this post.