Not A Starving Artist

Hi I'm Melly Lee. This is my personal blog to hold myself accountable in becoming a stronger visual artist + to prove to my friends back home that I haven't died yet.


“ let the magazines show skateboarding, we show ideas and concepts ”

—    craig stecyk


A Photographer’s Week

I made a one-pager featuring my buddy, LA-based photographer Melly Lee

Colors have improved now that I’ve gotten the hang of it. I’m quite content with it though it did take me quite awhile. I digitally lettered this time with a tablet. Ink’s still need work though, still trying to get back into the swing of things in that spectrum.

“ Since I’m inarticulate, I express myself with images. ”

—    Helen Levitt

“ I suspect it is for one’s self-interest that one looks at one’s surroundings and one’s self. This search is personally born and is indeed my reason and motive for making photographs. ”

—    Lee Friedlander

An interview with photographer David LaChapelle

Behind the scenes and interview with Li Wei