Kate Chin @katesutopia

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I draw therefore I am.

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“Step out of your comfort zone.” Although hearing this often, I didn't truly understand it until recent years. Before I always tricked my way out of making a breakthrough to avoid failures, now I realized that the real reason for wanting an escape wasn’t fear of failure but laziness; being lazy to stand up for myself, to become, to take full responsibility for every decision and outcome. 
As a child, I’ve been through many more special incidents than kids of my age, so it seemed easy to find excuses for things that I should have taken responsibility. The excuses were so convenience that I’ve never been aware, but as getting older, the price I have paid was gradually known in my heart. I have tasted regrets, and when regrets came I would experience them as deeply as possible, until I accepted, let go, and finally knew the way to take responsibility for myself.

No rush, no more shortcuts, no more excuses. Just steadily walk on the way of my life. 
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“Step out of your comfort zone.” Although hearing this often, I didn't truly understand it until recent years. Before I always tricked my way out of making a breakthrough to avoid failures, now I realized that the real reason for wanting an escape wasn’t fear of failure but laziness; being lazy to stand up for myself, to become, to take full responsibility for every decision and outcome. As a child, I’ve been through many more special incidents than kids of my age, so it seemed easy to find excuses for things that I should have taken responsibility. The excuses were so convenience that I’ve never been aware, but as getting older, the price I have paid was gradually known in my heart. I have tasted regrets, and when regrets came I would experience them as deeply as possible, until I accepted, let go, and finally knew the way to take responsibility for myself. No rush, no more shortcuts, no more excuses. Just steadily walk on the way of my life. #artist #art #drawing #painter #painting #illustrator #illustration #katechin #katesutopia #comferzone #nomoreexcuses #inspiration

I am a book-shopaholic. I have zero resistance to those sensational titles, eye-catching covers, designed slogans, and attractive display. That is why I might need to wear some kind of eyeshade when walking into the bookstore, just to prevent losing control. While buying books is in fact a neutral thing, the bad thing is that I often lie in the bed, looking at all the books that I bought, but not read. Some of them just have been read for few pages, some never been glanced, and some I just couldn’t understand why I bought them. Recently I’ve been thinking: is this a different form of “knowledge block”? I remembered once I traveled only with one book, Letter from an Unknown Woman, and during that journey there were accidentally no Internet connection for a few days; the book was my only pastime so I read it again and again, slowly and thoroughly, finding details that I missed the last time I read it… Seeing Letter from an Unknown Woman on the shelf now brought me back to that memory, so I picked up a book that I haven’t read, pretending it was the only one book here. It wasn’t easy, but worked a bit for my focus. Then I wonder if I also treat people like books…

#artist #art #drawing #painter #painting #illustrator #illustration #katechin #katesutopia #books #bookstore #inspiration #letterfromanunknownwoman #briefeinerunbekannten #travel
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I am a book-shopaholic. I have zero resistance to those sensational titles, eye-catching covers, designed slogans, and attractive display. That is why I might need to wear some kind of eyeshade when walking into the bookstore, just to prevent losing control. While buying books is in fact a neutral thing, the bad thing is that I often lie in the bed, looking at all the books that I bought, but not read. Some of them just have been read for few pages, some never been glanced, and some I just couldn’t understand why I bought them. Recently I’ve been thinking: is this a different form of “knowledge block”? I remembered once I traveled only with one book, Letter from an Unknown Woman, and during that journey there were accidentally no Internet connection for a few days; the book was my only pastime so I read it again and again, slowly and thoroughly, finding details that I missed the last time I read it… Seeing Letter from an Unknown Woman on the shelf now brought me back to that memory, so I picked up a book that I haven’t read, pretending it was the only one book here. It wasn’t easy, but worked a bit for my focus. Then I wonder if I also treat people like books… #artist #art #drawing #painter #painting #illustrator #illustration #katechin #katesutopia #books #bookstore #inspiration #letterfromanunknownwoman #briefeinerunbekannten #travel

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Day dreaming.....
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Day dreaming.....

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Let me rest for a while...... #illustration #illustrator #painting #drawing #art #artist #katesutopia #katechin #rest
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Let me rest for a while...... #illustration #illustrator #painting #drawing #art #artist #katesutopia #katechin #rest

The greatest thing about eating alone is that you can always concentrating on listen to the stories from the people sit around you......
#eatalone #inspiration #story #eating #sketch #drawing #illustration #illustrator #art #artist #painting #katechin #katesutopia #adultstorybook
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The greatest thing about eating alone is that you can always concentrating on listen to the stories from the people sit around you...... #eatalone #inspiration #story #eating #sketch #drawing #illustration #illustrator #art #artist #painting #katechin #katesutopia #adultstorybook

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