100th anniversary of the March 1st Movement
Crosshatching takes a lot of time! Enjoy the progress shots below! If you want to see other work as its being made, follow me on Instagram or Facebook! Keep Arting my friends!
If you fear basements, you will be extremely limited at the Seoul branch of the MMCA as most of it is built underground. However Gallery 1 is on the ground floor and right now they're showing a special exhibition of the donated works of Suh Se Ok. Suh Se Ok's works with ink and hanji. I love... Continue Reading →
Gallery i 2015.4.8 ~ 4.21 On April 16, 2014, the MV Sewol capsized and sank, trapping and drowning 304 victims, most of which were high school students of Danwon High who were on a school trip. While much discussion has occurred about the political ramifications, many forget the people involved. Both those culpable due to neglect, but... Continue Reading →
An integral part of Sentimental Scenery are the picture-title relationships. While many artists prefer leaving such abstract work untitled to prevent undue influence on the viewer, Helen enjoys the naming process.
"You name your children, I name my paintings."
A Dokkaebi's Gratitude A long time ago, in a certain town, there was a considerably poor man. Unable to stand his condition any longer, went beneath the bridge that was just outside of town and laid out some dog meat and a keg of wine, crying, “Brother Dokkaebi! Uncle Dokkaebi! I have something good for... Continue Reading →
The Dokkaebi's Warning A long time ago, in a village of Jeolla province, there lived a wealthy widower and his 13-year-old daughter. The rich man was exceedingly stingy, but his daughter was kind hearted and was well loved in town. One year there was a big drought and many people went hungry, but the only... Continue Reading →
A drunk stumbled home late one night and decided to take a shortcut home down a dark path. A dokkaebi jumped out and challenged him to a wrestling match. This dokkaebi only had one leg and the man quickly won, but the dokkaebi jumped up and eagerly insisted on another match. Match after match the... Continue Reading →
Long ago there lived a poor farmer who lived just outside town. Early one morning on his way to market, a dokkaebi jumped out and scared the farmer. But instead of attacking, the dokkaebi said: “Hey farmer! Go into town and buy me a leg of dog!” And before the farmer could react, the dokkaebi... Continue Reading →
You Can’t Trust Humans Once there was a widow who was barely able to support herself. One day she heard a storyteller talking about the dokkaebi and their magical bangmangi. Recalling that dokkaebi loved buckwheat jelly, she hatched a plan to get one for herself. She scrimped and saved until the next buckwheat harvest and... Continue Reading →