For Sunny: High Above Clouds, Sunshine Love

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman / “When I filter the sunshine in my life, I bask in the light of a transforming and inspiring reality…” Thomas Kinkade / “There is sunshine in my soul today.” #190515# I already started brainstorming for an idea for […]

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For Jessica: Chic Like An Ice Princess Black Cat

“The nickname (Ice Princess) is just based on my looks on the outside, once you get to know me, you’ll get to like me.” Jessica Jung / “You’ll love the feel of my soft velvet fur You’ll love the sound of my rumbling purr Once I have loved you, you’ll never look back The reason […]

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For Jonghyun: A Friend In Need, A White Dove To The Rescue

“A friend in need is a friend indeed.” English Proverb / “On the wings of a snow-white dove God sends His pure sweet love A sign from above On the wings of a dove” #190408# One month ago, my mum and I were about to set off on our first ever trip to Perth, Australia. […]

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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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