For Ginger: Share Your Toy With Your Little Brother Zero

“Let’s share, sharing is caring.” Kamal / “Brothers are playmates in the beginning and best friends for life.” Unknown #190210# Besides Sooyoung’s birthday, 10th February is also Taenggu’s first dog, Ginger’s birthday. While Ginger, a black poodle, now stays at her parents’ house in Jeonju, it is Zero, a silver poodle, whom she later adopted […]

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For Sooyoung: Spring Is Coming As You Wish

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.” Anne Bradstreet / “The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter.” Jen Selinsky #190210# The design I did for Sooyoung’s ang bao not long ago last week was actually a preview or teaser of what I was […]

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CNY Red Packets 2019: Pig Year Oink Oink

“Believe that anything is possible, even pigs can fly.” Celeste Koh #190205# The period between December and February is definitely a busy time for me with regards to making artworks. Almost immediately after I sent out 2 separate batches of 69 christmas cards altogether to Taenggu, I had to start working on a new series […]

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Xmas Day 2018: Where Did The Bird Go?

“A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.” Suzy Kassem / “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Salvador Dali / “Let me be as a feather. Strong with purpose yet light at heart, able to bend. And, tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” Anita Sams #181225# […]

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For Yuri: Into Yul 2018 – Dreams Come True

“Some people are like beautiful Dreamcatchers, absorbing the most terrible things for those they love and leaving them only the softest thoughts behind.” Unknown / “Let my dream catches the dream I deserve.” Fathima Shamla #181205# As early as October, I already began to think about what artwork to do for Yuri whose birthday is […]

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CNY Red Packets 2018: Dog Year Woof Woof

“Dog’s auspicious gifts are unconditional love and loyalty to all living things.” Building Beautiful Souls.com / “I give you endless brand-new good wishes. Please accept them as a new remembrance of our lasting friendship.” SayingImages.com #180216# Before I begin making a new batch of christmas cards early in view of this year’s christmas season that […]

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For Hyoyeon: Mystic Queen 2018

“You can’t tame the spirit of someone who has magic in their veins.” Unknown #180922# This artwork for Hyoyeon is a continuation of FOR HYOYEON: HYOYEON THE MYSTIC QUEEN that I did for her birthday last year. I call it the 2018 version of Mystic Queen. Pretty much like what I did for Tiffany in […]

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For Hayeon: Little Red Riding Hood

“Even if things seem good, if something feels wrong in your gut, leave your little red hood if you have to and ride away!” Jane Lee Logan #180831# This was my first time making a birthday artwork for Taenggu’s younger sister, Hayeon this year because I finally got to know when her birthday is when […]

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For Zero: King Z At The Top Of His World (Taenggu’s Head)

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” Orhan Pamuk #180820# It was 2 weeks since Zero’s birthday on 20th August had passed but I had been so busy with coping with my new job and other things in life that I barely had time to do an artwork for him […]

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For Tiffany: Mermaid In A Fish Bowl

“Mermaid: A water woman who chooses imagination over fear.” Seatail #180801# This is the first time I am attempting this sort of artwork that is completely different from my past artworks for SNSD. It now evolves beyond just a flat, 2-D piece of paper. This time, my artwork involves water, some seashells, a stone and […]

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