What is the best thing that I love about my work?
I like the freedom in my work when I can make my schedule. I also turned my hobby into a work. I’m an artist. After that I didn’t stop loving drawing, I still love it and I do most projects with interest and pleasure
What is my idea of happiness?
It’s to find your life’s work. To be able to enjoy it and love your job
What is my greatest fear?
My biggest fear is losing control over my life and losing my freedom
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
I regret that I did not study enough earlier. Now, most of my time is spent studying and honing my skills as an artist.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
My favorite artists: Guweiz, Zeen Chin, Loish, Bo Chen, Kan Liu, Wlop, Katya Cyan
What is my greatest extravagance?
I think that my extravagance is only that I do not want to stand out among people and am completely dedicated to study and work
On what occasion would I lie?
I would lie if my life was in danger. Or when the lie is frivolous and will not harm anyone, and it is impossible to agree with the person. In fact, I hate lying and can be too honest even if it gets me into trouble
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
I am a freelance artist and work from home. I spend all my time at home and I miss the working office atmosphere and colleagues to talk to
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
When I drew Ukrainian patriotic illustrations for T-shirts and depicted the strength of our people. I drew our heroes, volunteers, local jokes, and memes. Then more than 2000 t-shirts with my illustrations were sold. Stickers with my illustrations were also sold in other countries: Turkey, USA, and others
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I would like to draw even better than now and work more on myself
What is my greatest achievement in work?
As I already said, various paraphernalia and souvenirs are sold with my illustrations:
stickers, T-shirts, mugs. It spread to large shopping centers and other countries that I even stopped controlling it. This is my greatest achievement
Where would I most like to live?
Before Russia invaded my peaceful Ukraine, I thought about living somewhere in America, Italy, or another sunny country, but now I understand that my home is here, in Ukraine. After Ukraine’s victory, I plan to visit other countries as a tourist
What is my most treasured possession?
My freedom. Also family and my cute dog
What is my most marked characteristic?
My husband and my parents always tell me that I am very persistent and stubborn
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
– The local market, which is one of the largest in the country. I like to go shopping for a few hours once every 1-3 months and look at clothes, and decor, buy natural products from the garden and be among people. This is a new environment for me
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?
It can be any restaurant, cafe or just a square
What books influenced my life and how?
Flowers for Algernon. After this book, I began to appreciate health and the ability to think healthy, to have the opportunity to develop and build my life independently
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Paganini: La capanella
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Beth Harmon – ‘’The queen’s gambit’’ book. The story of a talented girl who found her life’s work and achieved success
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
This is the Ukrainian army. Right now they are holding back the real evil that destroys everything living and beautiful. My dad is also now serving in the military and protecting our home
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
‘’Atonement’’. Also, I like ‘’The Devil wears Prada’’
What role play stories in my life and work?
Stories from books, films, and articles help to conclude for yourself and not repeat other people’s mistakes
What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?
I agree with the fact that everyone builds their own life. Some things influence us and can interfere, but our task is to cope with them and move on
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
Which people or companies would I like to work with?
Riot Games, Blizzard, Netflix, Plarium, CD Project Red, Room 8
What project am I looking forward to work on?
I dream of working on large projects developed by the companies I mentioned above. I want to participate in the development of games, animated films, and series. To create concept art, character design, illustrations, and graphic content for this
Where can you see me or my work?
You can find my works on the Internet, as well as in souvenir and gift shops with my illustrations. Also in some game projects that were developed in the last year
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
For me, this means that a person can always find his passion, even if the previous one has died out. It can be something modern and paid, and something not relevant and simple. The main thing is that a person does not lose interest in everything all the time and gets pleasure
Which creative professionals should Peter invite to tell their story?
Anta Firean, Prodius Anna, Natasha Le
How can you contact me?