“When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself”
<Thumbelina series> is personal project for Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale ‘Thumbelina’ using Korean folk painting ‘Minhwa민화’ style.
The objective of <Thumbelina series> is combine East and West, old and new.
Characteristic of Minhwa is blank space and flat figures. For <Thumbelina series> project, such features were illustrated and digitized. Minhwa’s figures(such as rock, water, fish, flower, Etc)are mythical symbol of wishing good luck, happiness and long life. This figures were used to illustrate the fairy tale story.