Calendars

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Last December we decided to make some calendars for 2016 for an Art Bazaar. We still have some left so if you would like to grab these uniquely designed calendars Just click on the HERE or in the link below. Each month is a different design. You can choose which set you prefer.

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Here are the monthly designs for each calendar.

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These are all hand painted and original designs that were transferred digitally and was printed in high quality textured paper to have a canvas feel and a nice finish.

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Asia

This piece was inspired by the traditions and the people that make Asia unique. The female Asian beauty has always been particularly fascinating to me – the flattened bridge, almond-shaped eyes, and the round bulbous nose are synonymous with the Asian face. The personification of Asia in this piece was a reaction to that sentiment; Asia is beautiful in her own unique way.

Asia stands above forested mountains. Contrary to the cityscapes of modern Asia, they represent the timelessness of Asia. It is also for this reason that they are painted in a more traditional style compared to the rest of the painting. Asia is painted as being bathed in the lights of floating lanterns. The floating lantern is a recurring tradition in many Asian cultures. Though they can symbolize a multitude of things, their use over a broad spectrum of Asian cultures makes them unique to not just one Asian culture, but to Asia in general. It is these traditions that make Asia what it is.

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A woman – Asia – rises above forested mountains. Like the sun at dawn, she brings with her new beginnings and hope. A multitude of lanterns float in the early morning sky, glowing bright. Their lights, cocooned in rich traditions, bathe Asia in their glow.

 

Bird Park

A few months back we went to the bird park here in Singapore. I must say it was quite an experience. It is a great place to be if you want to learn a little more about birds. You even get to see them up close and personal like these beauties.

There is a feeding area for these lovely creatures and they will surely come near you if you have some nectar. For $2 you can get a flock of them flying towards you. I must warn you some of them likes to climb on people’s shoulder or head.

Here are a few more photos of birds you can see up close in the park.

There are also these adorable owls. Please be advised not to take flash photography in this area. I saw a bunch of people doing so despite the instructions. Noise and bright lights startle them and cause them to panic.

Would you really want to shock these cute owls?

 

There were also eagles, vultures, ducks and flamingos though most of them you can’t pet but you can see them in shows and in wide areas where you can photograph.

There are more types of birds in the park but we weren’t able to take photos of them plus it is better to see them for yourself! We don’t really want to spoil all the fun.