Illustration by Huáng Yǒngyù. 黄 永玉

There is strong and vibrant book culture throughout Asia. And if you appreciate book design be sure to get into a Chinese book store. Here are a few snapshots from a biography of Huang Yongyu. He’s an illustrator from a village called Phoenix in Hunan. Vibrant and full of feeling. Hope you enjoy.

Illustration of 3 birds in a nest
在家乡总还得有个家. There is always a home in my hometown.
Illustration of man looking at sun.
为了太阳,我才来到 这个世界. For the sun, I came to the world.
Illustration of person pulling their face apart.
艺术上的骗子先骗自己, 再骗别人. Cheat yourself before cheating others.