Ancient Chinese murals and painted reliefs from the tomb of Wang Chuzhi (863-923 CE), a senior military governor of the late period of the Tang Dynasty and the Later Liang from the time of the Five Dynasties
20-Foot Tall Bamboo Lanterns Light Up San Francisco
These Chinese lanterns entitled Sui Sui Ping An – Peace All Year Round
by Hong Kong artist Freeman Lau
were so mesmerizing in the dark. They were magical against the majestic San Francisco City Hall back draft.
I enjoyed taking pictures and walking among the tall 16-20 foot colorful lanterns while breathing in the cool air.
The exhibit is free and will be around until March 2017.
Han Dynasty Chinese sculpture of a dog, found in Sichuan. Dogs featured heavily in Han Dynasty culture, as one of the animals in the zodiac and various myths about dogs that helped their prominent owners.
For my character design class - we had to do the same character in three different styles inspired by non-animated mediums! From left to right - Faberge, Mexican Wooden Sculpture, and Chinese ink painting/Japanese wood block hybrid
(Totally not based off of a certain girl and dog I know)