Pieces of dreams Tango’s A Doodle A Day

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with which he can help oth­ers and him­self. He hopes such draw­ings can act as an es­cape for ur­ban­ites that suf­fer from the pres­sure of life and work, al­low­ing them to feel the beauty of the world.

The works, col­lec­tively known as “A Doodle A Day”, most of­ten ex­em­plify his funny and in­spir­ing ideas, but some­times in­clude barely sat­is­fac­tory works, which he strug­gled to cre­ate for fans wait­ing un­til late at night. Start­ing from an un­known and lonely ad­ver­tiser who drew only for him­self, Tango has be­come a comic celebrity on Weibo who shares his laugh­ter and en­ergy with the world.

Thus far, he has com­pleted more than 1,200 draw­ings, thanks to his per­sis­tent work to en­ter­tain oth­ers and him­self. Last year, his first comic book, “Sleep­less”, was pub­lished, con­tain­ing a se­lec­tion of his comic draw­ings from the past three years.

Tango’s doo­dles have a sim­ple, flu­ent and funny style. His hu­mor is ob­vi­ous even with­out words and think­ing. Ev­ery­thing he draws has its own ex­pres­sion. Even air has a shape and a piece of bread can be a pro­tag­o­nist.

“We should seek the joy and sur­prise in our daily life,” he said. “No mat­ter how small we are and how frus­trat­ing life is, we shall en­deavor to feel ‘alive’.”

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