10 Things About Monica Lee

Monica Lee is an illustrator based in Malaysia who draws mind blowing photo-realistic images simply with graphite pencils.

Let's hear from Monica, the 10 Things About Her:

1) My initial career plan after secondary education was to become a pharmacist. Enrolled in Taylor's college for a year and realized I didn't really like it.  So, I went to The One Academy and majored in 3D animation.

2) After college, I worked as a digital imaging artist for Untold Images-photography studio for 12 years.

3) I love to draw since a child. Becoming an artist is a childhood dream of mine.

4) When I started drawing again in 2013, skulls and roses are my favourite subject to draw.

5) I don't go out often. I spend most of my time at home - drawing.


6) I'm obsess with details. Always looking for something challenging to draw.

7) My favourite hyperrealism artists are Paul Caden and Dirk Dzimirsky.

8) Besides portrait, I enjoy drawing birds and still life.

9) When I draw, I always listen to korean music - Winterplay and Standing Egg.

10) I'm a big fan of motivational books and quotes. It always motivates me to work harder and not give up.

Find out more about Monica Lee:

FB: Monica Lee's Art 

IG: @zephyrxavier

Posted on May 12, 2015 and filed under People.