The creative moniker of William Tongue—a designer, illustrator, writer, and Bachelors' graduate of the Whanganui School of Design. That's me, by the way. TUNG started off as a deliberately wrong spelling of my surname in high school, and eventually morphed intoa concise sort of pseudonym / signature used in everything I do. In Adamsian biology terms, I am a five-foot-six-inch-tall ape / stardust-descendant. In visual terms, I look like that guy up there. (Photo by Curtis Bunker)

With illustration, because it came naturally at an early age (like two or three years old) and grew into a passion, a hobby, and a way of making real the things in my head. With design, an art teacher told me to not do tertiary fine arts because the tutors were all fuddy-duddies who would erase uniqueness and/or destroy creativity. (Apparently. This was never confirmed.) I make what I want to exist so it's outside my head, because it doesn't exist in the world—and someone out there probably wants the same thing. I've got a particular fondness of bold visuals and organic analog methods to add a unique flair to both digital and physical media.

In New Zealand with my computer and my two octogenarian-equivalent cats, in my room, in a weird stage of life. If you want to contact me, my number is +64 27 697 4223, and my email is If you want to see my work elsewhere, you can find me on Facebook under willtungart. If you want to talk to me in person, you should softly whisper my name into a river stone on the night of a waxing moon.

Thanks for asking mate. Not bad yeah, yourself?
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