When it comes to creative work in Hong Kong, some people give up easily, while others soldier on despite the challenges. And then there are people like Shadow Chan, a Hong Kong-based illustrator who remains steadfast in her pursuit of new ideas and inspirations.
As a freelancer, Shadow focuses on illustration design, animation, art direction, and more. After working as an in-house designer for three years, she decided to move to Taiwan to experience a different way of life and gain more inspiration for her work. She is now a full-time student in Taiwan.
Shadow started her illustration Instagram account during her university days, with a "carefree" attitude of "just draw what you like." But after becoming a full-time worker, she became more serious and dedicated to her craft. "For th...
Even if only 1% of the world treats her as a fellow human being, and 99% fail to grasp her journey, she tenaciously battles on against the world.
Her name is Allie, a renowned Taiwanese YouTuber, and few still refer to her by her birth name. With flowing, lustrous hair, radiant eyes, fair complexion, and an hourglass figure, she embodies the epitome of beauty. Yet, her past was a stark contrast. She used to be a “he”, and for many, she remains a “monster girl”, a term she uses to describe how others perceive her, all because she is a transgender individual who underwent gender reassignment surgery.
The Right Soul in the Wrong Body
“Why was I born male when I yearned to be female?” There was a time when Allie couldn't reconcile her male body with her identity as a woman; i...
For many young people in Hong Kong, being a travel YouTuber is a glamorous and adventurous dream job. However, nowadays travel YouTubers can be categorized into various types. Today, I would like to share one of my favorite YouTuber in recent years - Celine and Cynthia - 不只是旅行. These two Taiwanese girls focus on outdoor activities such as hiking and diving. While Cynthia loves mountains and hiking, Celine adores the sea and diving. Cynthia takes Celine on camping and hiking trips, and Celine takes Cynthia on water adventures like diving. Together, they explore the world and share their experiences with their viewers.
They share their definition of 'not just travel:
"Traveling has become a way of life for us, and we simply share what we love with everyone. Life has its ups and do...