Jack Davis art
<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.
I’m part of the pigeon club at RISD and we have a pair of Fantail Pigeons. Because their tails and general body shape make it difficult for them to fly more than a few feet, they don’t get eaten by the falcons which hunt in the air. They exist because they can’t function right. Incredible.