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Lunar New Year is Coming!

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Lunar New Year is Coming!

Writing Chinese character of Ox as The Year of Ox Lunar New Year is coming! Cheers! This Lunar New Year date is Feb 12, 2021.Did you know 2021 calendar is same as 2010, 1999, 1993, 1982, 1971?History repeats! How interesting it is!  As Asian American my holiday schedule starts from October to February. One third of the year! The more the merrier😁 I enjoy the fun sides of both cultures, eastern and western!    

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Making Holiday Art

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Making Holiday Art

Times flies. We are entering holiday season. This is an unusual year 2020 we are facing historic challenges however let art is such a good inspiration to help us overcome all the difficulties. May art continue bring us joy and love! Thank you.   

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Autumn Inspiration Mixed Media Art

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Autumn Inspiration Mixed Media Art

  I cannot stop admiring autumn. When we have discovery eyes, our plain life becomes colorful! Cheers!"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."- Albert CamusAutume Leaves 14" x 11" Mix MediaBravo! Exhibit Blackhawk Gallery Oct 9th, 2020 - Jan 10th, 2021 Preparing a few new artworks for our coming new exhibit ‘Bravo!’ at Blackhawk Gallery. Our exhibition will be available on view from October 9th, 2020 through Sunday, January 10th, 2021. It is always great to support our local art and school community. Cheers!More info:https://lnkd.in/gFcCjpv  

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2020 / 2021 Fall & Winter Color Trend (Comic Version)

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2020 / 2021 Fall & Winter Color Trend (Comic Version)

 This week we entered September and beautiful fall is coming. we feel weather change and also the colors will change as well. Based on Pantone Color Institute Report and New York Fashion Week Runaway, Autumn and Winter offer a rich narrative color palette representing versatile yet timeless concept, a 'less is more” mindset. More info can also be found at my article I will share link below. Before we dig deeper I would like share my inspiration. I found a very cool Japanese comic book called A Manga Guide to Western Typeface (漫畫歐文字體的世界) first published in Japan by Ashiya Kuniichi. The...

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How To Look At An Artwork in Museum or Gallery?

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How To Look At An Artwork in Museum or Gallery?

  When working in the gallery one of the questions I got most is how to look at a piece of artwork. Today I would like to share my experience. As you know visual art as one of the seven art forms brings us happiness in life. I call it a mental exercise. We do not just feel happy when look at beautiful art, it is scientifically proved. When we feel relaxed and enjoy, our body releases 4 chemicals that will activate our happiness feeling. And when we happy we tend to be more productive and creative. You may also share the...

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