My name is Ülker (but call me just Lyra) and I'm an illustrator based in Istanbul, Turkey. I work as a full-time child and adolescent psychiatrist. After work, I shapeshift into an artist!

There are three things I do to relax: drawing, cooking, and eating. So on the verge of an art block, I decided to challenge myself with character design. Combining two things I love the most seemed like a project I'd have the most fun with. And I did!

I had to do a little research about the specific food or snack's origin, production process, and discovered so much more when people started commenting and telling me about their homeland's most popular food! Overall, it was a very fun and sometimes mouth-watering experience (when searching for reference photos on Pinterest).

As a mental healthcare professional, I can't stress enough how important art is to our souls and minds. It doesn't have to be perfect - creating even the smallest thing can make our day more meaningful.

I plan to add more characters to the collection, so if you're on a diet - beware!

More info: Instagram | Facebook | lyracomission.carrd.co

#1

Starbucks

Starbucks

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HellCat
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10 months ago

This one is my favorite, even though I've never had Starbucks. It just reminds me of Kurt Cobain and the grunge era, which is all fitting, since Starbucks is originally from Seattle as well, as far as I know.

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#2

Oreo

Oreo

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Zoe's Mom
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10 months ago

Jeez..can't you enjoy the art as presented without bringing racist BS to it?!

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#3

Sour Patch Kids

Sour Patch Kids

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patso cz
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10 months ago

this is adorable!

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#4

Spaghetti

Spaghetti

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Roald Andresen
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10 months ago

That's a spicy meat ball!

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#5

Nesquik

Nesquik

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Roald Andresen
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10 months ago

Why does she look scared?

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#6

Ice Cream

Ice Cream

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glowworm2
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10 months ago

Adorable. I love her hat!

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#7

Sushi

Sushi

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Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch
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10 months ago

Something fishy about this girl

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#8

Peach Coke

Peach Coke

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grapesizzle
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10 months ago

I never knew this flavor of Coca Cola existed until now

DancingToMyself
Community Member
10 months ago

Same here!

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Yixing
Community Member
10 months ago

Peach coke is absolutely delicious, this just made my day

Debra Robinson
Community Member
10 months ago

we have orange vanilla coke

Spikey Bunny
Community Member
10 months ago

Recently tried that and it was delicious!

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peppa pig
Community Member
10 months ago

Peach Coke is mostly in Georgia and areas like that, it's the best Coke flavor EVER!!!

Vicky Zar
Community Member
10 months ago

Where can I get one?

Rinpai
Community Member
10 months ago

Its japanese. Look on amazon or find a local japanese market if you have any.

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Analyn Lahr
Community Member
10 months ago

Peach?

Robin Barber
Community Member
2 months ago

Fangs and wings...love love love it! 🖤

SAMANTHA MITCHELL
Community Member
5 months ago

Same

Bean59
Community Member
8 months ago

This makes me feel cool for also wearing red high tops all the time just like her

BRIGITTE ONSERIO
Community Member
9 months ago

there is a peach coke?

Dancing Pandas
Community Member
9 months ago

so pretty! i love her hair

Melanin Mo
Community Member
10 months ago

where is this flavored sold? Prob Georgia

Kira Leseman
Community Member
10 months ago

Now to find peach coke. :)

glowworm2
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10 months ago (edited)

Peach Coke sounds delicious actually. The little vampire is cute too.

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#9

Skittles

Skittles

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TheUntrustworhyEverythingBagal
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10 months ago

This looks like an outfit I would wear

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#10

Doritos

Doritos

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glowworm2
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10 months ago

I'm not found of Doritos, but I love this personification!

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#11

Ramune

Ramune

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Zaerhin Sk
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10 months ago

Omg, that stuff is so good but so hard to open

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#12

XXTRA Flaming Hot Cheetos

XXTRA Flaming Hot Cheetos

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Colin Leetham
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10 months ago

It bothers me that she's wearing leopard spots not cheetah spots...

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#13

Strawberry Pocky

Strawberry Pocky

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Bubble***tea 3
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10 months ago

My favorite so pretty

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#14

Airheads

Airheads

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Surftailwarrior
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10 months ago

I took one look at that pose and my weird fandom brain thought: Ibuki Mioda.

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#15

Pizza

Pizza

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DancingToMyself
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10 months ago

Love the drawing skills.

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#16

Boba Tea

Boba Tea

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Bubble***tea 3
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10 months ago

The boba shoes should like move when u walk

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#17

Matcha KitKat

Matcha KitKat

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Juniper
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10 months ago

Matcha is powdered green tea. Its special because it is differently grown and processed than normal green tea.

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#18

Tempura Ramen

Tempura Ramen

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Alice Laughs
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10 months ago

Oh no. I saw her tail and thought, Tasty!

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#19

Haribo

Haribo

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BiLal Asif
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10 months ago

Bear ain't sharing Just keep slay'in

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#20

Dango

Dango

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NCC~1701
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10 months ago

This one is my favorite. It’s just so cute

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#21

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

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glowworm2
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10 months ago

Oh my gosh, she's cute.

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#22

Churros

Churros

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Satirical Duchess
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10 months ago

At first this freaked me out.

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