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White House In An Oak Grove

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Happy weekend :)! I saw the big Red Moon last night through the windows, did you?

"White House In An Oak Grove", original oil on canvas panel.
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"White House In An Oak Grove" was a landscape oil painting newly finished.  The reason I painted it was just because the longer I've lived in California, the more I prefer spending a couple days in the countryside during weekend.  It seemed that white house was my dream place to escape from the surrounding high tech.  I just wanted to smell the fresh air, enjoy hiking or sight-seeing, get inspiring from the nature, a few good friends visits, have some delicious food together, no need TV, internet or computer, maybe I should turn off my smart phone! But I realized, I already get used to taking photos from my phone, hahaha...  What is your favorite thing(s) to do during your weekend?  Have you written it down, drawn or painted it on a piece o…

Two Lovers - My copy of Van Gogh's 我臨摹梵谷的作品"一對恋人"

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For celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day, sharing a copy "Two Lovers" - one of Van Gogh's masterpieces, which I painted ten years ago. 七夕節快樂! 分享10年前我臨摹梵谷的作品"一對恋人".
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The Qixi Festival (Chinese: 七夕節) is Chinese Valentine's Day which is on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month in the Chinese calendar. The general tale is about the 7th daughter Zhinü (織女) of Emperor of Heaven and an orphaned cowherd Niulang (牛郎 ). Their love was not allowed, thus they were banished to opposite sides of the Silver River (symbolizing the Milky Way). Once a year, on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, all the magpies would form a bridge to reunite the lovers for one day.