Jiawei Zhang is a freelance artist from Yanbian, China with 7 years of industry experience.
He likes to work with Photoshop.
What led you into the CGI/2D? Tell us your story.
After graduating from the animation major, I liked the CG industry in the work of animation(?^__^)?
Where do you go to get inspired? What/Who inspires you?
When I was in school, I played games every day, I fantasized about participating in designing game characters, especially beautiful female characters, they inspired me haha ~
How does a typical working day look like?
In the company 7.5 hours a day, accepting different orders every day Novelty boring
What does your workplace look like?
Okay, sitting there for more than 7 hours every day, no matter how good the environment is, haha~
How do you stay motivated in this industry?
There is no complicated interpersonal relationship in painting. It makes me like this industry.
What is your passion beside CGI/2D?
How do you keep your portfolio up to date? Any tips?
Now it’s freelance. Occasionally, I make some orders
What Software do you use to create your artwork?
What Software do you want to learn in future? And why?
Oh, I want to learn 3D software. It’s too convenient and it will become more and more powerful.(?–)?
Which books would you recommend to the read?
Sorry i don’t like reading it is a bad habit.
What music do you listen to while working?
Saxual Healing (Sander W. & Doren remix)
Any advice for new Artists?