"Affection coming out of a carving knife"
Huang Yuanlin is born in Xindu in the province Sichuan and graduated from the Central Fine Art Academy. However his study was Art History, his greatest pleasure was to draw cartoons for a pastime. In addition to publishing cartoons in newspapers he has also written a number of theoretical articles about this subject In cooperation with Bi Keguan he published 'A Short History of Chinese Cartoons'. In the eighties Huang Yuanlin was secretary of the Cartoon Committee of the Chinese Artist Association.