Mary Pickford by Harris & Ewing
Digital art by Ken Roko
Ken Roko graduated from Animation Classical Program initially and continued to study 3D Visual Art program.
KR has explored various styles and colors from different generations of artists. He works with multiple media, including both traditional and digital resources.
I am constantly drawing and painting something on either my sketchbook or a small piece of receipt found in my jacket. It’s a natural process for me to draw and evolve from a small idea to a more concrete concept. My work tends to focus on the environment when it starts out. However from there I often make a journey through that environment. I have been exploring various styles and colors from different generations of artists. I work with multiple mediums including both traditional and digital resources.
Ken Roko currently living in Toronto, Canada.
I have a hard time letting go.
Thing thing with this guy is that it’s been a few weeks, and he hasn’t really been the one to initiate conversation, or ask me to meet up with him or whatever. I always text him…and don’t get me wrong, we have some pretty great conversations; and when we do see each other, it’s really nice. He’s a great guy and is really attractive and a total sweetheart. But it’s kind of going nowhere.
And I get it. Even if he does like me, we’re both really busy and we just don’t see each other on a daily basis. We run into each other maybe once a week. And usually not even that much.
I honestly think he really is at least a little interested in me, but it’s just hard because he’s not exactly forthcoming…and honestly I just feel like I’m doing all the legwork, and it hasn’t been that gratifying.
But I just really don’t want to let it go. I feel like I should because it has been like a month and it really hasn’t gone anywhere, but he’s been pretty great, and I feel like the plane crashed before leaving the ground. It feels unresolved. And I hate that. I want something concrete. I really wish I could get inside his head and figure out exactly what is going on…does he like me? or is he just being nice? is he just too busy? or absentminded? all of these dumb questions have been going through my mind the past few weeks, and I have no idea what the answers would be.
I don’t know. It’s really dumb. I hate the feeling of waiting for him to text me, because I feel like it’s not going to happen. And yet…I’m still waiting for him to surprise me.
ugh. So dumb. Once again, I have set my expectations too high and I am now just kind of disappointed. My life.
You know what, I’m going to text him. Because I literally have nothing to lose. Why not? If he doesn’t respond or isn’t into it, so be it. But maybe it was a fluke. Maybe it will be good, maybe it will be bad. Whatever. I know what I want and I am kind of hoping he’s on the same page. If he isn’t, it doesn’t really matter because I never see him day to day. Hardly any awkward encounters will ensue. So what’s the risk? I’m going to stop hiding behind the advice of the people around me and do what I think is best. Because let’s be honest, I’m the one who has been interacting with him. Shouldn’t I know what my next best move would be?
I hope so.