Month of April - Featuring Da Donkey

Written By Irene Kuok on Friday, April 7, 2017 | 11:25 AM

FEATURE BLOG: Singapore Artist

Real name : Jia Yee
Nick/Artist name : Da Donkey

When did you start and what makes you started?

I started in July 2016 because there was an overwhelming amount of people doing calligraphy on Instagram. I've always loved doing art and I practiced calligraphy on my own. Then I thought, "Why don't I give it a go?" So here I am now.


Where does your Inspiration comes from?

Usually they come from different places, from scenic pictures to other people's works, it varies, really.

 

What is your best achievement?

Hahaha I don't really know. I guess i would consider meeting so many talented calligraphers and artists would be my best achievement. I would have never imagined being able to talk to such wonderful people before.

Which is your personal favourite? 

Hmmm... I can't really answer this one properly either. 
I personally prefer my galaxies best but I don't know about others.

 
 

Who inspires you?

So many people!! My family, poets, musicians and most importantly, letterers!! 

Advice for aspiring artist?


I'm not a professional but here's a little (stupid kind) of advice. Don't be afraid to try because posting your works on social media usually promotes positive criticism and a boost in self-esteem. Not just that, it also helps provide motivation and helps you improve so you should never be afraid to try new stuff and of course, make new friends!!


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