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Mina K   


Mina K -  韓國 - 時裝插畫師

Mina K - Korea - Fashion Illustrator

Your story

I'm mina K from Republic Of Korea.

I was raised in the countryside. When I was young, I liked to wander around outside and seeing tree, insect, animal, fish, and others. and I used to draw them or princess on the sketchbook everyday. since then, I vaguely wanted to be a painter. It's very unforced and natural to me.

I entered HongIk University, College of Arts when I was 20 years old. I enjoyed various experiences as I could. Photograph, Fine art, Fashion Design, Textile Design, Weaving in the College. Also I used to going to the Museum, Gallery, attending a party, painting the walls, traveling, working part-time, off the Campus.

when I'm Senior in College, I usually worked both fashion design and illustration. And recently I decided to focusing on the fashion illustration.

What does art and design means to you?

Art and Design is no longer just an object of sublime. I think, It is should bring the any emotional stirred to people in anyway.

So in my work, If the People who see my artwork feels any sentimental inspiration, I think It's most fruitful and meaningful to me.

How would you define your personal style?

I'm not so conscious about my style. I just draw something inspire me using the tools that I like. and what I always like is to combine different techniques ranging from simple drawings to accidental effect.

I love balance of Monochromatic mood and all different kind of things.



你的創作過程是怎樣的?你通常會用甚麼工具及材料?What is the process of your work? What kind of materials do you use?

My work mostly composed with analogue method. I have always been drawing using the pencil. because I love the natural texture that pencil lines draw on the white paper. And then I use the ink, colorful material, etc on the pencil. Sometimes I work in the opposite way.

How do you get your inspiration?

I get inspiration from all things including Books, Music, Photograph, Magazine, Internet, Artwork of other peoples, anything I can get inspiration. I experience all things and Through that I got my own spontaneous, instinct feelings.



What are your most critical challenges in your work?

I focus on to capture instinct emotion from every inspirational things and that make me concentrate. During working, My major challenge of work is to keeping the balance of different material or mood.  

What are some of your goals?

I pursue combination of different things. It's the based on my artwork not only illustration but also fashion design and others. So by this goal, I use to drawing fashion design or stylings. I always keep fashion design in my mind.


What s your dream?

I want to do many things in connection with fashion. I just started my private work and enjoying the illustration recently. in the future, hopefully I wanna Launching my own brand starting with the T-shirts printing and Textile design.

I never think of far into the future. 

What is your motto in your work and life?

I'm so happy to do I love to do and blissful to challenge everything. I'll continue to do what I want with passion, satisfaction and health.