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The following ang pau packet designs are quite creative and mostly from companies in Singapore like Fairprice, OUB and OCBC: The one with the dragon was last year's design. Happy Chinese New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai to all.

Instead of just having a plain looking wall clock, some manufacturers design the wall clock that comes in a set with painting. Like the photo below, you can see the entire set consists of 4 parts with only one part that is the clock itself against the backdrop of the painting. The one below was [...]

I came across these wall paintings located at the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok, at the walls of the Naiin bookstore located at the departure floor. It shows the village life as in ancient Thailand. Each painting seemed to tell its own story about life. Just to share....

Like the huge wall painting in Sentosa:   Which reminds me also of some grafitti in Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur: Whoever painted these grafitti are talented- and in the past, there were removed by having white paint sprayed over them. And yet, these 'artists' never gave up- in no time, they're back again drawing the [...]

This little kiosk - no longer operational the last I checked was selling handphone skin covers: What they do is that they have a lot of different handphone cover designs in which they display on a huge photo album. You go through the huge array of pictures and select the design you like. And tata.....the [...]

KL born artist Jake Goh paints visual art by listening to his heart.  He loves music and wanted to share his love with everyone but he is not a musican. The abstract works, which were inspired by musical instruments like the guitar, violin and piano were painted in such a way as if they were [...]

Deepavali or Diwali is coming soon. Here's to showcase some beautiful decorative Rangoli- designs made using colourful rice.     The Sunday Star paper did a write up about Rangoli art. To read more, visit the url: http://thestar.com.my/metro/story.asp?file=/2009/10/11/sundaymetro/4860744&sec=sundaymetro

Thai artists draw the most beautiful paintings showing the ancient kingdoms and life of ancient Thailand.  For example, in the photo below, the painting is taken from a temple located in Suphan Buri, Thailand: Above: A Thai King sitting on the throne, with his subjects paying respect to him. While below, it shows the life [...]

This is the second part of his paintings:   Left: Twelve Sunflowers in a Vase (August 1888) Middle: Self Potrait with Fur Hat, Bound Ear and Tobacco Pipe (January 1889) Right: Church of Auvers-Sur-Oise (1890) Note: These picture cards were brought from Big Bookstore's sale a few years ago.

This is a stack of cards consisting of Vincent Van Gogh's (1853- 1890) paintings:   BELOW: Clockwise from left: 1. Van Gogh's bedroom in Arles (September 1889) 2. Irises (May 1889) 3. The Afternoon Nap (December 1889- January 1890) 4. Cornfield with Cypresses (late June 1889) Below: Left: Cafe Terrace at Night (September 1888) Right: Vincent's [...]

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