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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)

Happy Lunar New Year! Gong Hay Fat Choy!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lillian Lee (@emptybamboogirl) Here’s to the Year of the Ox, a more happy and healthy 2021 🍊 🥬 🎋 🧧 🎉 🥟 🍜 🐟 🐮 I’ve been making glutinous rice balls for the fam – teamed up with my mom yesterday on New Year’s Eve to […]

“Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear” by Elizabeth Gilbert

This is the book I need. Elizabeth Gilbert wrote down the words that have changed the way I think about my creative life, which I struggle with a lot. I’m always questioning whether my work is good enough? does it look right? is it lame? These are paralyzing thoughts to have because I end up […]

Vaccine comic strip in process

@emptybamboogirl #comicstrip #cartoon #sketch #pencil #drawing #art #boston #vaccine #pandemic ♬ Winnie the Pooh (From “Winnie the Pooh”) – Cover Kid It’s been a long while since my last comic strip but here’s one I’m working on. I’ll be throwing up more of my in progress work from here on out. This piece will be […]

Vaccine 101: A Q&A with Dr. Fauci & Dr. Corbett

Great information here from Hot97 with Dr. Fauci and Dr. Kizzmekia (@kizzyPhD) like how the vaccine has been in the works for several years now and that the lightning speed applies to the manufacturing/production – not the development. That was actually something I was misinformed about. I’m glad that was cleared up. Dr. Kizzmekia is […]