Pei-Hsin Cho
Love Poems

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This series of illustrations was inspired by the work of three poets and their love poems The Good Morrow by John Donne, Wild Nights! by Emily Dickinson and The Trick by Imtiaz Dharker.

How was the illustration used:
This project was created for the Book Illustration Competition.

How did you make this work:
I tried to build the bittersweet atmosphere that I felt after immersing myself in these three love poems. The use of visual metaphors in this project transcends beyond the object and lightning deep into the directions of the graphite strokes.I hand-drawn on paper and coloured in Photoshop.

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Currently Based:
Berlin, Germany

Pei-Hsin Cho is a freelance illustrator and animator based in Berlin.Her narrative-based work seeks to challenge the possibilities of visual storytelling. She combines traditional and digital techniques to depict a variety of inward feelings that attempt to transcribe subtle emotions into tangible and visually tactile images. Personal sentiments are always present in Pei-Hsin’s work wrapped with rational narration to catalyse unaccessible subjective experiences and memory fragments.