Hye Young An
Fragments Of Summer

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
When I look at pebbles and shells picked up from the beach, each of them remind me of the forgotten memories of summer. In those memories, I am busy finding my favorite shell, thinking how great it would be, if I could collect the gleams of sunlight too. This zine was created to express such thoughts and emotions to capture the fleeting memories of summer.

How was the illustration used:
This illustration zine is one of my portfolio series. I always try to make my own zine and picture book every year. It was self published in 2019.

How did you make this work:
This work was made with water colors, gouache, paper collages. When organizing my images, I usually do a digital collage.

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I am an illustrator and a picture book writer, currently living and working in Seoul.

Hye Young An is an illustrator and a picture book writer based in Seoul, South Korea. Her work focuses on capturing emotions and moments that she wants to hold and cherish deeply in her mind. Hye Young has always been drawn to unformatted materials such as water surface, flow, and glistening lights.