Abstract oil painting “Freshwater fishes” series

Background story During Covid lockdown in 2020 while we just relocated to Minnesota, my son and his dad got bored staying at home. They were eager to go outside and […]

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Painting “Coffee octopus” on round wood plate

Digital sketch This is my relaxing drawing experiment. I want something coffee shades but not only bubbles or foam. The octopus tentacles are good fit because they have round suckers, […]

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Fantasy oil painting “Cardinal ride”

Holiday spirit What would you think of combination of cardinal red bird, snowy pine needles, gingerbread man and jingle bell? Sounds holiday? Well, this is my version of holiday painting. […]

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Fantasy oil painting “Cyber jellyfish”

Initial thought I found out a city street night scene photo while exploring online reference photo website (picture shown as below). I like the color combination and the mood. However […]

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Fantasy oil painting “On-Meow-Ji”

Background Onmyōji (陰陽師) was one of the official positions belonging to the Bureau of Onmyō [ja] of the Ministry of the Center under the ritsuryō system in ancient Japan, and […]

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Abstract oil painting the Gingerbread man/lady

Initial thoughts I love to make gingerbread cookie for my family. I thought about painting it. However, after looking through lots of pictures online, I decided to avoid realistic style […]

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Exploring mixed media and collage

Idea I am exploring mixed media with collage. The general goal is to let the paint speaks itself. All I have in mind in the beginning is color theme. For […]

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Abstract oil painting Backyard birds (2)

Continued from Part 1. Digital sketch Actually, blue jay is the first of this series and gold finch is the last. Time lapse videos for these three can be found […]

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Abstract oil painting Backyard birds (1)

Initial thoughts I am exploring more about abstract forms. Birds are excellent models since they often have unique color pattern on their body. My goal is to paint something that […]

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Oil painting Blue Dragonfly

Years ago when I lived in Georgia with my family, we made a trip to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. It is not a national park which means it has no […]

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