Seoul-based artist Sujin, creates irreverent and sassy female characters that you'll want to hang out with so bad.
Of all the people you meet in your teens, there’s always a group of rebellious spirited individuals from which your parents want you as far away as possible. Many times they’re right, and they’re not precisely the best company, but many other times, it’s just a matter of lifestyles and perspectives. Think about it, how many times did your parents warn you about your friends being a bad influence? As someone who’s been told tons of times that I’m hanging out with the wrong crowd, I can tell you that 99% of the time, people say it out of fear. But fear of what?
This is the thing. Though our teenage years are one of the best times of our life, it’s also a moment of extreme vulnerability. We’re malleable and gullible individuals who don’t know who we truly are or who we want to become in life. And that makes it easier for us to absorb whatever we find appealing. In this way, what our parents fear is us moving away from what they want for us, and whenever a strong and determined personality threatens that desired path, they feel we’re getting lost. But really, is that too bad?
Of course, there are a lot of people that we shouldn’t really hang out with; that’s a fact. But there are others who, in their rebelliousness and irreverence, can offer us different perspectives on life. Being a rebel has been historically stigmatized, and it’s even worse when this personality trait is present in women. Just take a look at the characters you're going to see below. They’re free, sassy, irreverent, rebellious, and flawed. However, despite being illustrations, they also convey an honest humanity that says a lot about the complexities of life.
Their cool recklessness is what makes them the unique figures they are, providing a little bit of the chaos we all need in our lives. Created by Seoul-based artist Sujin, these alluring and bold women are that group of friends you want to hang out with so badly, but that at the same time make you feel so intimidated because of their the strength and badass spirit.
For more of her amazing illustrations, take a look at her official Instagram account: @sooujin
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