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Chinese Painting Gift Wrap

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Chinese Painting Gift Wrap

I I like to wrap my gifts or products with kraft paper for some reasons. I think it was influenced from a Taiwanese movie I've seen back in 2008. Kraft paper gave a sense of natural and organic and romantic feel of it. I think back in the days, people used to mail their packagings with a jute string to make sure their packaging won't fall apart while transit. Nowadays, we won't allow to do that anymore because the strings would jam our post office machines.  A featured photo from a movie 海角七号 My friend's wedding is coming this October, I made a...

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Chinese Brush Painting - Orchid on Rock

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Chinese Brush Painting - Orchid on Rock

Chinese Brush Painting is always fascinated me. It is free style painting no sketches or no model is used to prepare before the painting. These is no correction from first stroke to last stroke which is very different from Western watercolor painting. Western watercolor technique,where sketches in prepare before hand, and correction and over painting are a part of the painting process. Nowadays many modern Chinese painting masters have developed their own styles even different technique on their own. Like this picture below, this artist was using the side of her right hand to paint mountains   This artist outlined the subjects in the large painting first then...

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Lotus Flower & Leaf

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Lotus Flower & Leaf

In Buddhist, Lotus symbolized purity as we may see many buddha sculptures are sitting on a lotus flower and meditating in a zen position. In ancient times, people already define lotus flower is a form of representative as elegance and eternity. And many scholars create poems to depict a beautiful scene with the lotus flower.

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Chinese Brush Painting Practice

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Chinese Brush Painting Practice

Chinese Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting are the ones of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Usually, Chinese Calligraphy and the painting incorporate together; unlike Western art, the picture typically standalone. Learning Chinese calligraphy and painting fascinated me and helped me to learn more about my culture.

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Procreate Digital Illustration

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Procreate Digital Illustration

      I knew many compliments about how amazing Procreate app, I didn't realize until I bought the app and tried it on my own. I was stoke how amazing this app is. I used a Wacom tablet for many years, for photoshop and illustrator, but this Procreate app with apple pencil on iPad is just as amazing as Wacom tablet. One good thing is I can sketch anytime, anywhere, even on my bed with just $9.90. It's cheaper than buying paper and ink pen or marker pens. Here are some of my random sketches. I also downloaded some free...

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