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Essence of Beauty by puimun Essence of Beauty by puimun
Inspired by the story of Yeh-Shen, an ancient Chinese variant of our more familiar Cinderella tale.

Size: 11x15 inches
Medium: Watercolors
Prints and original available [link]
Detail closeups [link]
Related blog entries (sketch and story) [link] and [link]
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MissIndependant24-7 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Its a very beautiful and delicate painting
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Stryder642 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very graceful and ethereal; lovely sensitivity to the subject; the sense that she stands at the center of the mystical swirling spirals, ... moving both inward and outward while also maintaining balance ... nicely done.
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cp2505caroline Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
WOW-love your work, absolutly stunning. Thanks and good luck!
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Atrapado Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm in love with how your mind works or more like... how your mind feels... awesome stuff for this piuece as well! very soulful :)
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Atrapado Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how you heart feels* and.. Piece" gosh the typos...
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basicwater Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
this is wonderful!
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pinkrose1975 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011
great!
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XXXdecayXXX Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011
wonderful!!!!
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tsukitan Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011
Hehhe.. I like seeing your paintings inspired from Chinese folktails. It really gives me the chance to to find out more about it, and more about my heritage.
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VXthinkwinkXV Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the movement and colors. Great job, as usual.
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