This was inspired by the music video and translated lyrics to a song called "I Need U" from a South Korean boy band named BTS. This song was included in their Most Beautiful Moment In Life album series, which brings awareness to youth struggles.
This is a symbol created of the Loogaroo, a Demon from the Caribbean. According to myth, the Loogaroo is described as an old woman seeking for blood, not for herself, but to satisfy the Devil's thirst in order to survive. As his servant, she goes on her nightly duties. Before doing so, she sheds her skin and hides it under a devil tree, then transforms into a fireball to resume hunting. If the devil is not satisfied with the amount collected, the Loogaroo must sacrifice her own flesh and…
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This drawing was inspired by Marie Therese Charlotte de France, the daughter of my favourite historical figure (Marie Antoinette). During the French Revolution, she was imprisoned and separated from her royal family within the same tower. She obtained no news of her family until the end of the Revolution. She then learned that her mother, aunt, and her little brother had died. During her imprisonment, Therese carved a message on the wall (seen on the bottom left).
A talented cousin of mine from Manila did a beautiful and colourful cross-hatch stitch of an angel on a stiff board. I admired her patience to do such a time consuming task. I decided to reproduce the exact same image, but instead I used coloured pencils. (The picture on the top left is the cross-hatch made by my cousin, and the bottom left is the drawing I reproduced)
Zen tangles are known to be stress relievers. I let my hands take over, not thinking much of how I wanted the boxes to appear. (Created using coloured sharpie pen)
Inspired by my strong faith in Him. (Created using coloured pencils and mechanical pencil).
Youth: The Most Uncertain but Beautiful Moment in Life
I called this "Sanctuary In A Cluttered Mind." Although our world may be chaotic at times due to stress, we have the ability to block negativity and retreat to our inner sanctuary. (Created using thin sharpie pen, pencil crayons and white acrylic paint)
A portrait of BTS' band member Taehyung requested from a follower on Instagram (Created using graphite pencils)
This picture was drawn based on the reference photo that was taken on the way to school. The sun rise appears between the houses. (Created using a single 2H pencil)
This quote by EXO's band member, Suho, inspired this drawing. This quote was said when an insecure girl confessed that she was not satisfied with her appearance. (Created using a single 2H pencil and a thin orange sharpie marker)
The drawing is from a reference photo that was taken when I went snorkeling.