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Xiao Huang The tale of a Whale

December 5, 2014

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I can find little information about the illustrator Xiao Huang and I noticed that the website hasn’t been updated for a few years now, so if anyone knows more then please feel free to pass on the details. There seems to be a small obsession about birds and fish, running through the work, and I like it !

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Lovely dreamy landscapes with large cats being stalked by even larger birds !

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How cool would it be to have your own bird to fly you home after a hard day at the office ?

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I like the soft floaty feel to the illustrations, beautifully hushed and wrapped in summery cotton-woolness : )

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Then this looks to be the tale of a little girl who gets a little fish ….

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and they do everything together whilst the fish grows …

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and grows.. until one day it grows soo big that the girl has to let it go into the sea.

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But I’m sure it doesn’t forget her kindness and maybe even visits at night in her dreams.

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Fabulous work and ideas. Ahh I feel quite peaceful after looking at this. What says you readers ?

Just a quick reminder that I’ll be showing my work along with about 40+ other designer/makers here this Sunday. Please do pop in and say hello.

LNCCF

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. December 5, 2014 10:17 am

    Reblogged this on Craig Cameron and commented:
    beautiful art…

    • December 5, 2014 12:42 pm

      Cheers Craig.. have you time for a catch up soon ? I can hear cake calling lol

  2. Louise permalink
    December 5, 2014 12:02 pm

    Hi, wondered if you would like to see this fab artists work that I found recently Kate Lycett, you can find her on face book and I don’t think she’s far away from you. Her printed lanterns are particularly lovely.

  3. neatokeenetsy permalink
    December 5, 2014 2:51 pm

    Enchanting, ethereal, divine come to mind. Wonderful post on a talented artist!

  4. December 7, 2014 8:38 pm

    dreamy, introspective, sometimes haunting. I love the soft, watery colors and the vibrant colors of the fighting Beta fish. I’ve often thought of how it would be to be a bird. I have had flying dreams of all descriptions since I was a kid.

    • December 7, 2014 9:16 pm

      Thanks Joy, I also occasionally have flying dreams, but they usually involve being chased by someone and then taking off to escape them, rather than experiencing the joy of flying itself.

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