Dream of colors

I found a tiny kaleidoscope my parents bought for me. It was in one of the boxes I set aside for later cleaning. The images were so clean and beautiful. I forgot the time passing by and just keep looking at the dream like colors.

Acrylic on gessoed board. 5″ x 5″

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Jurassic Park

I have just read Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. It was quite entertaining. So I added a little dinosaur to my painting. I do not remember where this little guy came from, but just sitting on my desk for a while…like 20 years….my goodness…I am surrounded by so many little things and love them.

Acrylic on gessoed board. 5″ x 7″

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Old bottles

I found this red bottle at one of the antique store in downtown Charleston a few years ago. Love at the first sight! It does not matter whatever it is, a person or an object, our inner core touched each other’s. Then the small green showed up. It is wonderful!

Acrylic on Gessoed board. 12″ x 9″

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Quiet corner in my room

It is raining all day today. Weather forecast says Tomorrow will be very cold. It may turn into snow…so they say. I will make a good cup of tea and read my new book then.

 

Acrylic on Gessoed  Board. 12″ x 12″

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Shangri-La

Long time ago, I read “Lost Horizon” by James Hilton. Time to time the image of this incredible sanctuary comes back to my mind. This is my ultimate dream. This might be the reason I kept painting flowers.

Acrylic on illustration board. 8″ x 7″

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Wood engraving

I am learning the technique for the wood engraving. At this point, I am in the mist. I do not know where I am nor where I am going. But at least I am having a fun. It will be great if I can take some workshops for printing itself.

wood engraving. 7″ x 5″

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Happy New Year

It is always good to start a new year. Even the air feels different..more crisper and fresher. I hope that this year will be full of adventure and fun…and a lot of art works.

Acrylic on Illustration board with the 23K gold leaf border.  5″ x 4″

 

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Fun painting

I hardly painted for last a few month. I was quite busy at school and did not feel like painting. Now I am full of energy and ready to tackle with what I was neglected to do.

7″ x 5″ Acrylic on Gessoed Board

I prepared 11 panels first and then started to think about what to paint. Then chickens came. It was very fun to paint those small images of chickens. I also am painting one landscape and one flower image. I love painting…. I am having fun.

 

 

 

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December

This year is ending soon. It was a busy one. Now I am anticipating what is waiting for me next year. I can not control my future but at least I like to do what I am hoping to accomplish…big ones and small ones.

Acrylic on gessoed board. 7″ x 5″

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My dream in November

I am dreaming myself being in a cabin in the middle of the snow-covered wildness. All roads are closed and nobody can come near my cabin. Enough food, tea, books and paints will be my only friends. No TV nor Wi-fi, just books and paints….and my cats. How wonderful it will be….. At least I am going to make a cup of tea now.

Acrylic on illustration board  10.5″ x 6″

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