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Katie Pak

illustration of 1 of 4 Human Survival Series: H20 kidney
Just like how the water system works, the kidney help our bodies to clean all fluid in our body to function. Without it, it is like how we will not have clean water to drink which is filter from the rain to the mountains that connects to our stream and finally rejoins back the ocean to restart the cycle. 

Medium: embroidery, digital shapes, thread, mixed media, photoshop
Other keyword: sewing, nature, human
illustration of 2 of 4 Human Survival Series Sunny Heart

    Our beating heart is like the sun that gives life to us without it no-one and anything can survive. 

Medium: embroidery, digital shapes, thread, mixed media, photoshop

other keyword: sewing, nature, human
illustration of 3 of 4 Human Survival Series: Last Breath

     Without the trees that gives us oxygen to breath, it is like us losing our lungs to keep our body going. 

Medium: embroidery, digital shapes, thread, mixed media, photoshop

Other keyword: sewing, nature, human
illustration of 4 of 4 Human Survival Series: Earthy Liver

     Just like the kidney, if it was not the liver that also filter and break down harmful substances in our body, it will be similar to how the layers of earth filter the water for us to use and drink. 

Medium: embroidery, digital shapes, thread, mixed media, photoshop

Other keyword: sewing, nature, human
illustration of Perfectionist by definition is people who accomplishes their goals in their own way. This pieces represent how a perfectionist is chained to their own thoughts in accomplishing their goal and looks away from other methods that are presented to them. 

Medium: embroidery, digital lines and colouring, thread, mixed media, photoshop

Other keyword: sewing, human nature, chain, personality
illustration of ½ Technology and Us Series: Sealed Voice

   With technology ever advancing, so many younger generation are always text message. In one study, it shows that people who are likely to text will have limited vocabulary skill and be unable to speak. To represent that I have the headphones sewing the lips together and have the lips on the screen of the phone.
Medium: embroidery, acrylic painting,digital collage, thread, mixed media, photoshop

Other keyword: sewing, human nature, technology
illustration of 2 of 2 Technology and Us Series: Cyberbully

   With many of us having computers at home, it is easier of cyberbully to pick their victims and send them anonymous hurtful messages that may lead people into suicide.

Medium: embroidery, acrylic painting, and digital collage, thread, mixed media, photoshop

Other keyword: sewing, human nature, technology, hand lettering, calligraphy, pain
illustration of Two types of recipe:

1. The recipe in what makes up the apple.
2. The recipe that brought disaster to Adam and Eve.

Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other keyword: Branding, food, fruit, hand letter, calligraphy, scientific make up
illustration of Forest Series show how Chinese words are formed from symbols.
 
Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other Keywords: Chinese, hand letter, calligraphy, forest
illustration of Forest Series show how Chinese words are formed from symbols. 

Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other Keywords: forest, transformation, chinese, hand letter, calligraphy
illustration of Forest Series show how Chinese words are formed from symbols. 

Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other keyword: chinese, forest, transformation, hand letter, calligraphy
illustration of Embroidery handletter in circular form

Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other keywords: experimental, shape, hand letter, calligraphy
illustration of Moby Dick is a legendary well-known book written by Herman Melville. I simply wanted to challenge the idea of the title in a shape of the whale.

Medium: embroidery, thread, fabric

Other keywords: book cover, hand letter, calligraphy, experiment, story
illustration of This is an experimental piece where I used embroidery thread and fishing lines.

Medium: embroidery, fishing line, thread, mixed media, fabric

Other keywords:

Profile

Katie Pak is my name. I am a graduate of Sheridan Bachelor of Applied Arts (Illustration). I draw and sew a lot of things. My two life mottos are "Live to the fullest with happiness and have no regrets" and "Go BIG or Go HOME". Other hobbies: cooking, traveling, and drawing (duh!)

Style/Techniques

Calligraphy, Lettering, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Texture, Decorative, Concept Art

Subject/Specialties

Animals, Book Covers, Editorial, Nature, People, Technology, Textiles, Wildlife, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Youth, Edgy, Environmental, Branding