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Let's move forward to a brighter 2021!

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Let's move forward to a brighter 2021!

The year 2020 had been a crazy year for all of us. It felt like the year passed by so fast and felt so long because we are still pandemic today. I hope we all can get through this very soon! I believe after this pandemic, we all have to adopt a new lifestyle for sure. I don't blame many who have moved out of the city due to the expensive living cost. This pandemic is also giving more people opportunities to work from home, and I also see more and more creative people stand out through this pandemic to...

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Dragonfly Mug Painting Process

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Dragonfly Mug Painting Process

  I found a blue dragonfly rested on my deck two days ago. She allowed me to take a couple of shots of her up close. I usually see dragonflies flying or a quick stop on a plant. Her presence inspired my subject in my painting. Later, dragonflies and orchids have become a design on an enamel mug. Below is a speeding drawing of my dragonfly and orchid design In traditional Chinese painting, always included a red seal and a poem next to the painting. I don't know any gracefulness poem to add to my painting yet, so I wrote...

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Quarantine time in San Francisco

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Quarantine time in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Bridge Scene During Pandemic San Francisco got lockdown since March 18, 2020. Most of the San Franciscans (and for most people )need to work from home except essential workers. These few months, I have more time for projects that have been put aside for years, and I have time to read many books also re-evaluate the goals of my life. These few months, I have gotten to know myself better. I probably like many others enjoying a bit of escapism through cooking and gardening, which I didn't spend much time doing before the pandemic. And now, I might as well start writing a...

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