- "I actually started out the blog for fun and sharing it with fellow artists and young aspiring. Then my girlfriend suggests that I should do some stuff for general public also...so I start to come up with ways to draw simple and easy cute animals once in a while. When I stop there are some e-mails from little kids under 12 asking if I would put in more simple stuff. I couldn't resist because they are kids.Then more e-mail requesting from kids and parents alike...so there it goes."
Xia presently works for ArenaNet near Seattle. He also has a website which in a sense mirrors his blog. His tutorials use a variety of software packages, notably Photoshop, and last a matter of minutes. So it is somehow reassuring that Xia takes as much as 3 to 6 hours to complete a work in oils. Thank goodness for that!