Swap-bot Time: July 24, 2021 6:55 am


Date Joined: February 4, 2020
Last Online: April 17, 2021
Birthday: July 15
Country: United States
Pupstagram (to see my handsome pup)
Artstagram (to see some of my artworks)
Random Aesthetics/ styles that catch my fancy

About Me


I'm a 26 year old artist, animator, English teacher and storyteller with interests that spread far and wide. I went to school for animation and a little after graduating, worked as an English teacher in South Korea. It was suuuch a great experience- I plan to go back some day. The food. was. DELICIOUS. South Korea is also where I adopted the most handsome boy in the world. He is a Jindo mix that I named Ruka. And because I HAVE to tell you the story, here it is:

It's Christmas day and one of my coworker/friends and I decide to go to a dog cafe that we've visited a few times before. I've always wanted to adopt a dog and I go to see if it would be possible to adopt from them. There was a puppy in particular that would always come over and sleep either under my leg or next to my shoe. Well, we get there and, with my very limited Korean, I ask about adopting the puppy with his picture on the wall of new additions. The man who owns the cafe comes and we sit down outside the play area. I'm so nervous and not entirely sure whats happening. He gives me a form and looks at my Alien Registration Card- keep in mind, the whole time he is speaking Korean and I am doing my best to understand but I am a fish out of water here. In my mind- I'm thinking, 'okay, this is just to make sure I'm making a serious inquiry. Now I'll be able to see how much it costs to adopt him and I'll come back after I get my apartment ready for him!' The man asks which one and we go over the the gate to point at the little white puppy with floppy ears. He goes in and picks him up and brings him back to me. And then, in ENGLISH, he smiles and says "He's your dog now." My heart exploded! I was so happy but so taken aback! I had adopted him right there on the spot. I bought him a collar and the man was kind enough to give me a bowl and leash on the house. I was so so happy and even though I wasn't very prepared- I had my friend and a burning determination to do right by him and got my place together within that week. *(As an extra note, that big baby was too scared to move once we got outside so I had to carry him all the way back to my apartment- which was a 40min walk!) We're back home with my family in Alabama now while I get back on my feet and they have a boxer terrier mix. The two of them are just about inseparable. [If you want to see their pictures, check out the Instagram link~)

Anywho! Back to the main point of this haha. I have 3 ocarinas that I love to play- I find it so relaxing. My drawing skills aren't as good as they used to be since I didn't do much of that in Korea. I love both deep conversations that last for hours and fangirling about something I'm passionate about.

I like to study and read about new things and I'm currently interested in Chinese medicine, yoga and medication, psychology and how it relates to the days when we were cavemen. I'm teaching myself Korean now, and hope to conquer Japanese next, and maybe Chinese.

Right now I'm at a bit of a fork in the road when it comes to my future plans. Continue teaching? go back to animation? My main goal right now is to find something that can sustain me financially but more importantly something that will make me happy.

Absolute Loves

  • My Dog- I'm not exactly sure what concoction he's made of but I've been told he looks like he has some shepherd/Akita/Husky in him
  • Ghibli - I am a huuuge fan of all things Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki is my idol. I have a few of the DVDs, a deck of cards with artwork from some of the movies, a mini Totoro keychain and a Totoro Crystal charm
  • Crystals and Gems - I'm into the whole healing energies thing.
  • Romantic Comedy K-dramas
  • Books - I am starting my own library at this point
  • Stationery - Washi tape and wax seals!~ And pens, markers, cute sticky notes and stickers (especially Korean or Japanese) etc..
  • Washi- I especially like flowers, patterns, and scenery/landscapes (please see dislikes below for exceptions)
  • Tea - All types!
  • New Age - Tarot card, Oracle cards, witchy things like small glass bottles and pendulums etc

Favorite Music


Pop, electro swing, symphonic metal, rock, jazz, classical, K-pop, K-rock, K-r&b, J-pop, blues, Cinematic orchestra, musicals


  • English - NF, Sia, Melt, Imagine Dragons, Lido, AJR, Amy Winehouse, Aurora, Jess Glynne
  • Korean - Dareharu, Epic High, BTS, BAP, DEAN, Heize, BOA, Planetarium Records, Day 6, DPR (Dream Project Regime)
  • Japanese - Yama, Yoasobi, Yonezu Kenshi, Takayan, Hikaru Utada, Joe Hisaishi (composer)
  • French - Stromae, Maitre Gims, Woodkid
  • Russian - Origa

  • Hamilton

  • In the Heights
  • The Greatest Showman

I'm always happy to explore new music so any suggestions are much appreciated~

Favorite Books


  • Romance- paranormal, historical, fantasy (guilty pleasure, I'm a sucker for it)
  • Horror
  • Philosophy
  • Conspiracy
  • Aliens
  • Self Help
  • Natural Remedies


  • My Swordhand is Singing
  • The Road
  • Black Dagger Brotherhood series
  • Team Red Series
  • Golden Dynasty
  • The Hidden Messages in Water

Favorite Miscellaneous


Mint, bluegreen, teal, deep blue, silver, rose gold


  • Archery (favorite sport)
  • Horseback Riding (when I can afford it)
  • Painting (watercolor and acrylic)
  • Making ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) - I especially like ones drawn/colored by hand but anything that took time to make I will appreciate
  • Drawing
  • Making polymer clay figurines


  • Wolf, Red Panda, Secretarybird, Snow Leopard, Korean Crow tit, King of Saxony Bird of Paradise, Fox, Manned Wolf

Aesthetics/Other Items

  • Traditional Korean, Japanese, and Chinese clothing (kimonos, hanboks etc)
  • Japanese Lolita fashion
  • Moon,Stars,Clouds, Space, Constellations
  • Skeleton keys, arrows, feathers (if not drawn/painted I prefer the real ones, not the crafting kind )
  • Ink and Quil pens
  • Magic/ Witchy things
  • Snow/ Pawprints
  • Forest/Jungle
  • Old Temples/ Forgotten ruins
  • Deep sea/ocean/underwater
  • Flowers- especially succulents, water lilies, cute cacti
  • Cute Pastel palette
  • Garden/ Herb garden
  • Apothecary

Favorite Television


  • Steven Universe
  • Final Space
  • Castlevania (love it)


  • Beastars
  • Fire Force
  • My Hero Academia (I'm only on season 3, no spoilers please! ใ… ใ…กใ… )
  • Fruits Basket (the original/older one)
  • Demon Slayer
  • Noragami
  • Angel Beats
  • Ouran Highschool Host Club
  • Inuyasha
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride
  • Ao Haru Ride


  • Goblin
  • Strong Girl Bong-Soon
  • Cheese in the Trap


  • Tokyo Crazy Paradise
  • Dengeki Daisy
  • Red River/Anatolia Story
  • Maid sama
  • From Far Away
  • Beast Master

Favorite Movies

  • Knives Out
  • The Hate U Give
  • Life of Pi
  • JoJo Rabbit
  • Annihilation
  • Snowpiercer
  • Bird Box
  • Wolf Children
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Spirited Away
  • Nausicaa and the Valley of the Wind
  • Princess Mononoke
  • (literally any Ghibli Movie)


  • I'm not of fan of Fabric Washi, Washi tape with words, and the ones used for journals (ie check mark boxes, days of the week, etc)
  • Overly sweet/ strong scents
  • Nail Polish
  • Chocolate
  • Banana
  • Peanut Butter
  • Loose/glued Glitter
  • Touristy postcards
  • Neon Paper/Color-aid
  • Also, please do not send me random small cuts of paper samples, please~


Comment: Thank you- I love the colors, the border is really cute and such a neat style! :)
Response: Thank you! I'm glad it made it there okay :)
Onaki rated for AIZMP: ATC- Gamer Polaroid (USA) on Oct 11, 2020
Comment: Absolutely gorgeous ATC! I love your coloring style so much! Thank you tons- never played that game but it looks fun. :)
Response: Thank you so much! (เน‘หƒแด—ห‚)๏ปญ I'm glad you liked it~
Comment: Thank you for the Lil Nessie ATC. It's very cute
Response: Thank you very much, and you're welcome :)
neea1989 rated for TAC : Intl ATC Receiver's choice #1 on Sep 23, 2020
Comment: Thanks for the super cute & pretty atc! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿชโœจ๐Ÿ’•
Response: Thanks, I'm glad you liked it! I was able to try out some new techniques with that ATC and really enjoyed making it :3
fighterangel rated for ATC - Gashapon (HD/HP) (USA) on Sep 22, 2020
Comment: Oh my goodness, I LOVE the Cutie Moon Rod gashapon you drew!!!! It's absolutely adorable and very well done!!! Also loved the stickers you used on the envelope, they're so pretty. Thank you so much!!!
Response: You're so welcome, I'm glad you liked it! (โ€แ—ขโ€)
Comment: Wow! This is a wonderful ATC, thank you! I wish I could say that I knew what mediums you used in creating this little piece of art, because it looks very professional and has a lot of smooth textures. Being new to the art-form though, I can only guess some alcohol marker was used over color pencils maybe? Whatever it is, I like it very much and appreciate your artfulness! Mahalo for sharing with me!
Response: Aw thank you so much! (ยด๏ฝกโ€ข แต• โ€ข๏ฝก`) And you're absolutely correct- I actually used a handful of different things: Jiji was all colored pencils (excluding the bow) , the sky was pastel, the rooftop was with alcohol markers and colored pencils and the flower border was created from some washi tape with alcohol makers that I had put on a separate sheet of paper and cut out. I really had to rework a lot of things as I did it so I'm so glad you liked it! ๐Ÿ’™
MrsAlderman rated for ATC - Space Dandy (HD/HP) (USA) on Aug 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much!!! your card is epic! I love Meow too!
Response: You're very welcome! I'm glad you liked it~!
banjobraids rated for AIZMP: ATC - Antler Folk (USA) on Aug 20, 2020
Comment: She's BEAUTIFUL! I love the flowery branches and bird in her antlers. And I love how you made her dress as a leaf. She's just exquisite. Thank you for this lovely piece of your art! I'm thrilled :):):) Going straight on the wall.
Response: Aww thank you so much! I'm happy you like her! ๐Ÿ’™
Kirkdebb rated for GAG: Mythical Creatures - Dragon on Aug 7, 2020
Comment: Thank you for such a great dragon! You did an amazing job on it! I love it!
Response: Thank you so much! <3
banjobraids rated for GAG: Spirited Away on Jul 21, 2020
Comment: This is incredible! I love this ATC! You really captured No-face and Chihiro. I love how No-face is fading away at the bottom. About to hang it in a place of honor. Thank you so much for sharing your art wiht me! :):):)
Response: Yayyy~~ Making No-face fade out with colored pencils was a lot harder than I thought it would be haha, but I'm so glad you like it! Thank you!~
Comment: It's finally here, yay! Super cute, so worth the wait. Thank you so much! ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’–
Response: Aaah I'm so happy it finally got to you! I was really getting worried for a bit there haha. I'm glad you like it! ๐Ÿ’™
Comment: Aghhh the cockatiels were so cuuute!! I will be putting it on my postcard wall! Thank you so much. I like your art style. ๐Ÿฅฐ
Response: Thank you so much! I really had fun making the "sneaky birb" one XD I'm so glad you liked it though!
Comment: I love them all, thank you so much! They are so cute :> I like the reflective ATC sheets too!! โฃ
Response: Thanks! I'm glad you liked them~
peipeicl rated for ATC - Pokemon #2 (HD/HP) (USA) on Jul 6, 2020
Comment: I love your hand drawn bulbasaur! he looks so happy <3
Response: Thanks! I'm glad you liked it~
Comment: Hahaha, so cute! Toxel is exactly how I feel right now with just wanting to stick his tongue out at things and seems so over it. X-D Perfect. Thank you so much!
Response: Haha thanks! I'm glad you like it, yeah Toxel just seems like such a mood for nowadays too lol
Poftoffel rated for Write some Poetry on Jun 30, 2020
Comment: What a lovely thoughtful poem. Really something that stays with you. I love the imagery, so vivid! Thank you for sharing with me!
Response: Thank you very much! I'm happy you liked it, I've had it half finished for the looongest time haha
Cheyenneshea rated for GAG- My Neighbor Totoro on Jun 27, 2020
Comment: OMG I loved my Totoro ATC! You did an amazing job blending the leave washi tape with the background. It took me a second to realize your brilliance. Thank you!
Response: Ah Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked it (ยด๏ฝกโ€ข แต• โ€ข๏ฝก`)
Itchy rated for Disney Movie ATC OTW #8 on Jun 26, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much, I love it! :)
Response: You're very welcome! I'm glad it made it there safely~
penpallingfool rated for My Pet (email swap) on Jun 24, 2020
Comment: OMG Ruka is so stinkin cute and I bet he knows it too. I would not be scared of him my two are his size or bigger if you would like to see pics I can add them to my swap-bot blog just let me know thanks for sharing hes beautiful...
Response: Thank you~~ He is my child lol I'd love to see your fur babies too!
Kskollections rated for Washie tape ATC on Jun 23, 2020
Comment: All I can say is WOW! ๐Ÿ˜
Response: I'm glad you like them~ Thank you!

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banjobraids on Oct 29, 2020:

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!๐Ÿ‘ป happyhallll

sebastian122 on Aug 19, 2020:

WAHHHH! Stopped by to read your profile and you are the ONLY person I have ever encountered who has even heard of the manga From Far Away! It's one of very few titles I haven't given to the library. I want it where I can see it! lol And now I'll probably crack it open over lunch. Happy day!!

IDreamOfAfrica on Apr 8, 2020:



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Snaileditcrafts on Mar 16, 2020:

cac Hi Jasmine, I just sent out the swap "Anything Goes Cactus". I hope it arrives quickly and safely! Have a great day!

CherryBlossomLady on Feb 17, 2020:

Hi there! You are my partner on the ATC swap (of which I have never done before- eek!!). I looked you up and I loved your profile, so I wanted to invite you to join my first hosted swap. It's called: 3-person PC Collaboration #1- Theme: Anything Goes. Would love to have your art skills on deck!

Thank you! Indira CherryBlossomLady

dmwcheng on Feb 13, 2020:

Welcome to Swap-bot. =) Hope you're having a blast.

LadyLore on Feb 12, 2020:

Swap: Amazon Prime Video #1


Currently on Prime, I am working my way through the series Monk. I love it because it gets me that "mystery of the week" fix I enjoy, but also has moments of humor and sincerity between the main characters that other crime shows don't always have, you know? I also use Prime to binge Downton Abbey probably way too much, haha!

PS: Love your profile story about Ruka! Also, I love love love Steven Universe! I use Hulu to stream what seasons they do have, while waiting on this Future hiatus to end (it feels like it's been forever!)

jaimierandolph on Feb 12, 2020:

Swap: Amazon Prime Video #1

The only thing that I have watched since being on Amazon Prime is:

Tyler Perry's ACRIMONY

I liked the movie. I'm really new to watching Tv this way. If you decide to watch it I hope you like it!

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