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 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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For Seohyun: Seohyun In Wonderland

“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” The White Rabbit (Alice In Wonderland) #180628# About one week after I completed Yoona’s birthday drawing (FOR YOONA: TAKE A REST ON MY HORNS BEFORE YOU FLY AGAIN), I felt that I was ready to start working on Seohyun’s. It’s worthy to note that my previous drawings […]

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