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Young Voices of New York

Editor's Note: The following article was written by Jeweliane Clark, 10, of Valley Strem, for the Young Voices of New York website, a project of the New York News Publishers Association. Visit to read more articles written by students from around the state and learn how students can become part of the Young Voices team. is a really fun website where you and your friends can learn how to draw easy, cute characters. There are also 9 fun2draw apps where the illustrator gives you steps that help you draw different characters. This website is interesting because you can learn how to draw cute animals, people, different objects, and even characters from your favorite movies, and maybe more.

The illustrator and creator of fun2draw is Mei Yu. She is a very talented girl. She started drawing at 2 years old. Upon high school graduation she won 17 art awards and scholarships. Mei also taught cartooning classes in schools and libraries. She self-published 4 how to draw cartoons books since age 18. Also, Mei Yu drew for cartoon TV shows at 19 years old. She gets her inspiration from Anime, art books, video games, comics, novels, animation, and film.

Kids should go on this website or at least download the apps if they like drawing like I do.


Executive Editor