Old stories

February 11, 2012 § Leave a comment

At the end of last year, we went to quite a few museums for a project and we kept finding the same legend dotted around all over Asian artifacts.

The legend goes something along the lines of…  a beautiful fairy who comes down from the heavens to bathe, and her robes that she needs to return home stolen by a human man who is taken by her beauty. In the end she is forced to marry the man.

The story, annoyed me, partially because the man is stupid and selfish but also the judgement he makes pure based on her looks, so I suppose this is some kind of revenge parody where the beautiful fairy is in fact a monster…

[wordpress has shuffled some stuff around… click to see the full images!]


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[experimenting with ink and photoshop]

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