All for Happiness

All for Happiness! Four Noble Plants(Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo) represent virtue and strength of scholars of East Asia, not for their beauty, but for what they symbolize: high sprit and dignity.  Plum blossoms are the first to bloom, braving the cold before the early spring snow melts. The Korean Orchid spreads its elegant fragrance from even the deepest reaches of mountains. Chrysanthemums bloom in late autumn, overcoming the cold and frost. Bamboo keeps fresh and green in the harsh winter all the others have withered under the frigid cold. They lead by example, to never give up your virtues, your…

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The beauty of white space.

This painting was inspired by the Korean-Traditional style of arts. I tried to emphasize the beauty of white space with heavy texture as I was designing this painting. The beauty of white space is the most important part in Korean traditional paintings. I am planning to continue showing off Korean- Traditional style paintings such as this one. I hope you all enjoy them!

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