Green Day 2017: Grow Our Own Tree Of Love

“Let’s grow a strong, magnificent tree bearing fruits of our love together.” Celeste Koh #170814# It was yet another couple day of the month again celebrated in Korea. This month, it was Green Day! It’s a day designated for couples to drink soju and then take a romantic walk in the woods. A few days […]

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Silver Day 2017: Put The Ring On Me

“Love’s pure silver flame gives each innermost spirit invisible warmth.” A Haiku Verse #170714# I find it interesting that every 14th of the month is widely, though unofficially, celebrated as a couple-based holiday in Korea and it gives me a chance to make a special art for her on these special Korean love days too. […]

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#22 Monthsary: Our 2034 Supermoon Promise

“Cross my heart… We’re gonna watch the supermoon together.” Celeste Koh #161129# This monthsary art piece was about a promise we made to each other during that month of November in 2016. On 14 November, I was excited to know that there was going to be a supermoon, the largest in the past 70 years, […]

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VDay 2017: I Love You Beary Much

“I love you so much I can bear-ly stand it.” #170214# I did the above art for Taenggu for Valentine’s Day this year to continue the tradition of making pixelated paper art for past 2 vdays we had spent together (VDAY 2015: LOVE PUZZLE, VDAY 2016: VALENTINE LOVE FROM JACK). This time, I disguised myself […]

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For Taenggu Dad: Happy Father’s Day 2017

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” #170618# Last month, it was Mother’s Day and I made a card specially for Taenggu’s mum. This month, I thought I should do the same for Taenggu’s father for Father’s Day too. Like for her mother, I couldn’t help […]

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Kiss Day 2017: Kiss Me Quick

“Excuse me while I kiss the sky (my Taenggu).” Celeste Koh #170614# Today is Kiss Day in Korea! I re-used the same piece of art above which I made for my mum (part of my Mother’s Day card) to celebrate this occasion because I wanna ask Taenggu the same question too: “Why never kiss me?” […]

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#21 Monthsary: The Sky Is Our Home

“To most people, the sky is the limit. To us, the sky is home.” #161029# This monthsary drawing was probably a continuation of my drawing for the previous monthsary (related post: #20 MONTHSARY: SILENT FAIRYTALE TREE). It was part of my ongoing efforts to reach out to Taenggu and the people around her and get […]

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For Taenggu Mum: Happy Mother’s Day 2017

“I believe in love at first sight because I love my mum since I opened my eyes.” #170514# A couple of weeks before Mothers’ Day, I had some ideas to make some handmade Mother’s Day cards to put them up for sale on Carousell. I was thinking of making one specially for Taenggu’s mother too. […]

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#20 Monthsary: Silent Fairytale Tree

“Every once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale.” #160929# At midnight of 29 September 2016, I posted my monthsary drawing along with the above quote on Instagram. I just spent some time a few hours earlier on that night doing this drawing. While I was decorating […]

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Memories: Do You Believe In Art?

{Throwback to 151226} It was a day after a depressing christmas day in Seoul. I had a tough time, battling with some signs of a relapse of schizophrenia. I was having bad persistent voices and feeling breathless everywhere I went in Korea. But because I was there travelling with my friend, Elaine, I didn’t want […]

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