We know we can always depend on our resident Dolphin / CG Artist Jin Fang. Enjoy learning a bit about her thoughts and motivations!
What was your proudest achievement in the past year?
My proudest achievement in the past year is to have found a job, and it is something I enjoy doing.
Professionally and personally, what are your goals for 2016?
Professionally, my goal is to grow a habit of carrying a sketchbook around with with me and draw & paint from life as much as possible. Personally, my goal is to be more physically active and healthy.
Outside of animation and design, what other hobbies are you passionate about?
I am always a fan of thriller, suspense and horror stories, even though I always get the most terrifying images in my mind, but I can’t stop my curiosity about these stories.
What advice would you give to your younger self?
Drink water, stay hydrated.
How do you get into the creative mood?
I like to space out and daydream, I usually get interesting ideas from the most random daily routine like when I do laundry or when I’m taking the subway.
What do you love most about working at ANL?
ANL is a family of inspiring individuals. There is a positive energy everyone carries that keeps you motivated all the time.
What do you do when you get “designer’s block”?
I tend to start fresh and see where I land and how it compares to the old idea. Sometimes I would try to the opposite approach and see it from another angle.
As a designer, what are your biggest pet peeves?
When things are not named as what they are.