Melanie Lixiyue Yan
Artist member since 2020
Lixiyue Yan, also known as Melanie Yan, is an aspiring illustrator/artist currently based in Toronto. Melanie works primarily in drawing, illustration, sequential art, and motion design. Her works often apply visual narrative elements as an enhancement of communication. Her most recent works are focusing on interpreting melancholia and fragility birthed from the fear of time getting cluttered through the repetition of routine daily.
Best season of the year in Toronto
Fall, and winter when the wind doesn't hurt my face.
Recently it's Parade by Shuichi Yoshida.
What do you listen to when you work?
Usually new wave, recently been listening to shoegaze.
Favourite artist(s) right now
Nara Yoshitomo, Taiyou Matsumoto, Satoshi Kon
In a previous life I was (a) ...
Sad salesman who woke up to be a cockroach.
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