“I thank God, He always gives me strength to keep my passion in drawing. I always put my hope in God, I am grateful for everything in my life. I keep pursuing my dreams and never give up.”
In our current social climate we have become accustomed to the artificial images that are continuously flashing through our screens. Art is the medium through which we touch and maintain our humanity, it is through art that we can appreciate the subject being represented truthfully, honestly without superficiality. Shierly Lin, known as @shierly_art on Instagram, presents to her over 172,000 followers accurate depictions of a variety of subjects. This talented Indonesian artist has granted us access to her artistic process. Read the exclusive interview on The 7th Magazine Blog –
How is your personality reflected in your work?
I tend to pay attention to every detail and I always do the best I can. I am never afraid to try, learn, and face something difficult in drawing, and I don’t give up easily.
Honestly, I’m struggling with my right eye’s problem. Due to an eye doctor’s malpractice in 2008, I had a retinal detachment, and currently only have a single eyesight. Thank God, He always gives me strength to keep my passion in drawing. I always put my hope in God, I am grateful for everything in my life. I keep pursuing my dreams and never give up.
Are there any other movements/media you would like to work with? If so, which?
Any media to work with would be a blessing and honor to me.