Victoria Ying is an author and artist living in Los Angeles.  She started her career in the arts by falling in love with comic books, this eventually turned into a career working in Animation. She loves Japanese Curry, putting things in her shopping cart online and taking them out again and hanging out with her dopey dog. Her film credits include Tangled, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Paperman, Big Hero 6, and Moana. Her current work focuses on storytelling with her debut picture book "Meow!" out in stores now and many other novel and graphic novel projects in development.




Meow? Meow? MEOW!

Meow! is a charming, mostly wordless picture book about a feisty young kitten who gets frustrated when her family is too busy to play.

Featuring expressive art and sparse text, this fun read-aloud will allow parents and kids to creatively tell the story by expressing just one word in lots of different ways. This sweet and clever picture book is sure to charm readers through to the final purr.

Take my Class! 

Ever wanted to learn how to Draw and Illustrate Characters in Photoshop? Now's your chance! 

In Intro To Character Illustration, I'm going to teach you how to sketch and digitize your own character and use Adobe Photoshop to bring it to life. By the end of this class, you’ll have all the creative skills to design your very first illustrated character: A Hipster Cat.



  • Sketch a whimsical character and give her a personality of her own

  • Transfer your drawings into Photoshop and prepare them for digital touchups

  • Add color, shadows and highlights to bring your character to life in Photoshop


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