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Clare Kayden Hines, an artist from California, started drawing after she got her first dog named Buttercup. She got so obsessed that all she wanted to do was draw her pet on every paper she could find.

She eventually explore other subjects other than dogs and taken a few drawing lessons. Most of the time she just doodled for fun and her classmates noticed her drawing in class and would ask her to draw photos their dogs for them.

She started doing comics series in October 2017 while working at a large tech company. She created an illustrated alter ego, Kayden Hines, who was her comedic release.

“I started illustrating Kayden as she went through various awkward, ridiculous, mundane, and frustrating life scenarios. There’s something so funny to me about our constant battles with ourselves to be functioning human beings,” she told Bored Panda.

Clare shared the relevance of comics to her by saying, “it is my way of finding humor in the most mundane aspects of life, and making them universal and relatable. My goal—beyond my account being a creative outlet for me—is to make people feel less “alone” by seeing themselves in my posts.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not much has changed. 🐕

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My braiiiin is aliveeee with the taste of cofffeeeeeee. 🎶 ☕️ Yes my morning coffee makes me want to frolic in an open field singing show tunes like Julie Andrews from the Sound of Music. For 5 minutes at least. Although these days my caffeine addiction has graduated to me needing two coffees to feel this way… ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #soundofmusic #coffeeart #coffee #momentslikethese #coffeeshopcorners #coffeegram #sociality #coffeeaddict #lattegram #coffeelovers #coffeegeek #memesdaily #doodleart #illustagram #sketching #cartoon #create #artstagram #creatives #illustrateyourworld #illustrations #sketchbook #drawingoftheday #memes #illustrationartist #doodling #instaartist #illustrator #cartoonist

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OK – if you had NOTHING to do, and had no commitments (imagine you were funemployed), what time would you NATURALLY go to bed and wake up? I’m like 2am-11am. I feel like I could literally run a marathon late at night (and I don’t even run). It’s so weird but I’ve always been like this. In college I pulled all nighters to write papers because my mental focus was better at night. If I have to get up early (at a “normal” weekday time for work), I’m pretty tired all day, but then 10pm or 11pm hits and I am WIDE AWAKE. I am seriously not made for this world. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #instaart #doodles #instadraw #illustrationoftheday #latenightthoughts #doodleart #relatable #illustagram #sketching #cartoon #create #artstagram #creatives #illustrateyourworld #illustrations #sketchbook #drawingoftheday #comic #memes #illustrationartist #doodling #instaartist #illustrator #cartoonist #howimfeeling #nightowl #nightthoughts #howifeel

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If I can’t take my dream picture I’ll draw it at least… Konnichiwa everyone! I am back from Japan and am in LOVE 😍 It was totally crazy there this time of year (spring break, cherry blossoms 🌸 !!), but there is so much to love about Japan, and I’m mesmerized by it. I love how perfectly weird it is (hedgehog and owl cafes, toilets with 10 settings). I love how everything is designed beautifully and with a purpose (bike locks, but for your umbrella! Heated toilet seats! The bullet train!). I love the cuteness (kawaii) of everything (the little animations on the subway, the cute voices, the pink colors, the shiba inus 🐕). I love the food! (Matcha 🍵 everything! Sushi 🍣 ! Gyoza 🥟! Ramen 🍜 !) I love the attention to detail (sleeping clothes laid out at every hotel, wet towels before eating, taxi doors that open automatically for you). I am a little in withdrawal (both from the experience and the karaoke and the sake) and a little jet lagged, but this trip confirmed that Japan is one of my favorite countries in the world and Tokyo might be one of my favorite cities ever. I can’t wait to go back. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #kaydenhines #illustration #instaart #doodles #instadraw #illustrationoftheday #memesdaily #doodleart #relatable #illustagram #sketching #cartoon #create #artstagram #instakyoto #illustrateyourworld #illustrations #sketchbook #drawingoftheday #comic #memes #illustrationartist #doodling #instaartist #illustrator #cartoonist #memestagram #illustrate #kyotojapan

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