I can be reached at email@example.com , and my website url is http://www.tedkimchee.com
What type of tools or media do you use?
Generally I like to use various col-erase pencils and 0.9mm & 0.5mm HB mechanical pencil. I'd be nowhere without my wacom tablet and predominantly use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop although I've been meaning to work with Painter. I've been missing out!
Where is the place you would like to work or be an Intern if you had a choice?
Pixar, Orphanage, Lucasarts and Bioware
Who do you think are the top character designers out there?
Bruce Timm, Ben Caldwell, Stephen Silver, Lynne Naylor, Jose Lopez, Sean 'Cheeks' Galloway, Shange Glines, Joe Madureira, Franciso Herrera, Humberto Ramos, Skottie Young, Carlos Meglia, Alberto Ruiz, J. Scott Campbell, Jim Lee, Mike Mignola, Claire Wendling and everyone on your site!
What are some of your favorite character designs which you have seen?
I really dig all of Bruce Timm's work. He really pioneered a new era in American animation with the birth of the Batman series. Genndy Tartakovsky's Samurai Jack is another amazing example. Various Japanese Anime such as Samurai Champloo and Afro Samurai.
What is your most favorite subject to draw? And why?
Hmm, really anything to do with superheroes, sci-fi and fantasy. These days I'm very into Asian mythology.
What inspired you to become an Artist?
The two biggest artistic influences in my life I'd have to say are Jim Lee and Bruce Timm. I've always loved drawing but I took it as a mere hobby for years. Seeing Jim Lee's work in the 90 's opened my eyes and spoke to me not only artistically but at a cultural level as well. Him being a second generation Korean going against what is typically accepted as a 'professional occupation' in Korean circles gave me alot of inspiration and hope to pursue art and my love for comics. Bruce Timm's style and sensibilites was another turning point imparting the element of simplicity and dynamic design to my own growing sensibilities.
What are some of your favorite website links that would be relevant to this Blog?
Many of them are already listed on your site but here are some of my faves:
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