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Yiying Lu
Works at 500 Startups
Attended Central Saint Martin's School of Art & Design (University of the Arts), London, UK
Lives in San Francisco
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500 Startups Announcing Distro Dojo Malaysia: http://500.co/distro-dojo-malaysia/  
With a regional market cap of USD$1.97 trillion and counting, Southeast Asia is a big deal. Today we’re excited to announce it’s about to GROW even bigger. We’ve previously dug in with our pilot growth…
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This unusual fish might be the most bizarre creature ever found lurking in the deep ocean. Sometimes called a "spook fish," no doubt because of its strange appearance, the barreleye has a completely transparent head. ; The purpose of the clear head is that its eyes, which are located inside the head, can look straight up as it swims, presumably so that it can detect the silhouettes of available prey. Its eyes can rotate within the socket so th...
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #7! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Colored Pencil

#JeSuisCharlie #Peace #art #pencil # #nature #food #primary #red #yellow #colorful #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #artist
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This one is closer to photorealism.
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #6! Theme: Pomegranate (Planet). Today's challenge: Gouache (Children's art)

#art #abstraction #ink #nature #food #primary #red #yellow #blue #paint #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #artist #children
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+Diana Gabriel Thank you!
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #4! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Masking Fluid +Food Coloring! #art #food #pink #orange #golden #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #nature #artist 
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Full of life and joy!!
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #2! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Ink with Bleach! #pomegranate #illustration #art #abstract #colorful #artist #fruit #ink #artwork  
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+Diana Gabriel yeah amazing
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Make Art Not War. - a message from Mother Nature. 
‪#‎JeSuisCharlie‬ ‪#‎Peace‬
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“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he / she grows up.” ― Pablo Picasso 

#art #abstraction #ink #nature #food #primary #red #yellow #blue #paint #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #artist #children
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+Diana Gabriel exactly :)
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #5! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Pen & Ink! #ink #art #nature #food #pink #red #yellow #orange #watercolor #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #artist #abstract
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full of passion and exuberance!
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge day #3! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Pastel. #art #chalk #pink #lime #green #pomegranate #fruit #illustration #drawing #nature #artist
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oooo....pink pillows pods!
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7 days of 7 different art styles challenge starts! Theme: Pomegranate. Today's challenge: Watercolor! #watercolor   #art   #artist   #watercolourpainting   #watercolourpainting   #watercolorart   #illustration   #pomegranate   #illustrator  
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Work
Occupation
Creative Advisor, Branding Strategist, Artist
Employment
  • 500 Startups
    Creative Advisor, 2015 - present
  • Yiying Lu
    Owner & Founder, 2007 - present
  • University of Technology Sydney
    Academic | Design Tutor, 2005 - 2014
  • McCann Erickson
    Bilingual Copywriter, 2009 - 2009
  • Brands R People 2
    Art Director & Creative Strategist, 2009 - 2010
  • JWT
    Creative, 2006 - 2007
  • Animal Logic
    Graphic Designer, 2008 - 2008
  • Australian Education International
    Bilingual Interpreter & Translator, 2006 - 2006
  • UTS: Insearch Ltd
    Graphic Designer, 2004 - 2006
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Currently
San Francisco
Previously
Sydney - Shanghai - New York - London
Story
Tagline
Artist & Designer. Illustrator of @twitter Whale (__-){ Original named: Lifting a Dreamer
Introduction
Yiying is 2 characters in Chinese. 'Yi' means Happy; 'Ying' means Creative.  Born and Raised in Shanghai and Sydney. Educated in Sydney and London. Graduated with 1st Class Honors, Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication from the University of Technology, Sydney. Exchange study in Advertising, Illustration, Print and Pre-Press at Central St. Martins London. Yiying is an artist, designer + digital content creator.  Her work including the illustration Twitter 'Fail Whale', the Conan O'Brien 'Pale Whale', Beautiful Traps QR Code Art Project, 10 Most Intriguing in Fashion QR code Illustrationand SXSW 2012 Interactive Big Bag Art. Exhibited in galleries and museums globally. First public exhibition of Wall Tangrams: Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010. Named Top 10 Emerging Leaders in Innovation from Microsoft The Australian 100. Winner of New York Shorty Award in Design. One Show Design Award Merit. Winner of Australian Desktop Create: Emerging Talent Award. Yiying has done design and creative work for Conan O'Brien and Team Coco, Scholastic, SXSW, Twitter, Anna Sui New York, Sony Digital Japan, Maybelline, Saatchi & Saatchi, eBay, Getty Images, Glam Media, JWT, Pepsico, Gallery Bar NYC, Hotel des Arts SF, Surfrider Foundation, Shorty Awards, Nootie, ASDA UK, Optus, Smashing Magazine, University of Technology Sydney, McCann World Group, the Australian Trade Commission, the Nevada Development Authority and the Sydney Aquarium. International Focus: Multilingual - Loves Languages (English, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin, Shanghainese). www.yiyinglu.com
Bragging rights
Had Fried Chicken almost everyday since age 6-12, used to have Shin Ramyun Hot Spicy Korean Noodle Soup for entire school year during college
Education
  • Central Saint Martin's School of Art & Design (University of the Arts), London, UK
    Advertising, Illustration & Book Binding, 2006 - 2006
  • University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    First Class Honors in Bachelor of Design, Visual Communication, 2004 - 2007
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
    Design & Digital Media, 2002 - 2003
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Gender
Female
Other names
陆怡颖 (Simplified Chinese) / 陸怡穎 (Traditional Chinese)