Okay colored it. Sorry for all the text posts lately.
Jungshan is an office clerk in a Taiwanese tech company by day, and by night, a freelance illustrator. She has, clearly, an incredible feel for motion, form, light, and texture.
Ink illustratrions by Dwight Hwang
the korean story of the little mermaid is that she must kill the prince in order to be human, and instead in the end, she loves him too much and kills herself instead.
yay sexist fairy tales. ariel as a siren, though, ‘collecting’ sailors? yes please.
Bai Su Zhen and Xu Xian
The Lady White Snake, Bai Su Zhen, and the Scholar, Xu Xian loved each other deeply. All was well until the monk, Fa Hai, tried to separate them.
Bai Su Zhen remained defiant; “What right have you, to separate two souls in love?”
To which the monk replied, “By the laws of nature, and heaven’s edict.” So saying, he sealed her away in the Lei Feng Pagoda.
For the Traversing Realms print compliation. I chose to illustrate a folktale which, for obvious reasons, means a lot to me. Prints are available online through the link.