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The Fear

My BaBa has a doc appointment in town on Wednesday and is adamant about going by himself. Since he’s been fully vaccinated he’s been making secret trips into town to grab his prescription and whatnot. I’m legit F*n scared for him. Friends have been sharing recent experiences of being verbally harassed and, just today, someone […]

“Our” Social Distancing Normal Comic Making Process

@emptybamboogirl #comicstrip #cartoon #stopasianhate #stopaapihate #sketch #procreate #boston #comicartist #process ♬ Creative – SmiLE Here’s a little peek into the process I went through making my latest comic.

fuck your bad day

tired and fed up of the unending verbal and physical assaults against the Asian and Asian American community even with the mass murder of six Asian women. designed this to express my anger and frustrations but also to raise $ for the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). check it out in my shop.

Living life with new energy

I just applied for an art grant and I usually don’t because I’m lazy…you have to write out all this information, but I decided to just give it a go. what’s there to lose? these days, i’m trying to live my life with that privileged frat boy energy where everything is mine mine mine whether […]

Stop AAPI Hate!

@emptybamboogirl Love our people like you love our food #stophate #aapi #stopaapihate #stophate #nohate ♬ Happy Vibes – GNL From the west coast to the east coast, verbal and physical assaults on the AAPI community have increased. But, let’s be honest, since the start of the pandemic, we’ve been the targets. What’s infuriating now is […]

Books by and about Asians and Asian Americans

@emptybamboogirl Visit books.emptybamboogirl.com #books #asians #asianamerican #read ♬ ily (i love you baby) – Surf Mesa I really like how NPR Books Concierge is set up so I wanted to do a version based off that. I’ll be adding books that pop up in my Twitter feed. This is an easier way for me to […]

A walk-thru of my vaccine comic strip

@emptybamboogirl Check out final at emptybamboogirl.com! #comics #comicstrip #cartoon #illustration #drawing #procreate #art #vaccine #boston #sketch ♬ Winnie the Pooh (From “Winnie the Pooh”) – Cover Kid Here I am walking thru the process from pencil sketch to final comic of BaBa Chan Gets a Spot on the Covid-19 Vaccine Roll-Out.

Hello.

@emptybamboogirl Hello 👋 #graphicdesign #illustration #boston #liondance #hi ♬ Face Dance – Funny Tok Hello. Hi. Me, in four bullet points: I’m a graphic designer. I’m an illustrator. I make comics. I’m from Boston (but I don’t have the accent). And, I’m a lion dancer (altho that’s been shelved since the panoramic/pandemic)