Birds turned into hanfu beauty? The post-90s painter used her brush to anthropomorphize the birds, all of them cute. She gave up medicine for painting and is known as the "Most beautiful demon painter". She gave up her medical career and focused on painting.
Let's Follow the "THE GREAT SHOKUNIN" to meet the painter @Lu Ming Shan (鹿溟山).
The "accidental" popularity of practice painting
Lu Ming Shan herself didn't expect that her bird paintings, which she usually used to practice, would receive a lot of love from netizens. In her brush, the little sparrows transformed into a group of energetic travelers, even their demeanor and temperament were pinpointed with great precision.
They also turn into small schoolchildren playing with each other, the Tang dynasty musician playing the lute and deserting, or handsome knights.
Lu Ming Shan is not only able to paint small sparrows, parrots, and magpies are often transformed in her brush.
The yellow birds look so vibrant that she turns them into ladies in yellow hanfu dresses.
The colorful birds are like the most dazzling colors in spring, and Lu Ming Shan does paint them as princesses, the tail is the skirt, floating and moving.
Lu Ming Shan also drew many birds in love with each other, snuggling, mutual love, across the screen can feel the sweetness.
Lu Ming Shan does not miss the ginkgo and maple leaves in autumn either, as they flutter and fall, they become the autumn girls dancing on their fingertips.
After it rains, the little fairy of the rain under the leaves is collecting the first dew of summer.
The multiflora rose in full bloom in summer, the petals are the dancing skirt, and the bloom is the confidence.
"Most beautiful demon painter"
Lu Ming Shan has been drawing illustrations for many years. Because of her love for traditional Chinese culture, her romantic imagination and her roaming in the world of Chinese mythology. She has created cartoons on the theme of Shanhaijing, "Zhong Nan Shan (终南山)", and various Chinese mythological beasts, and is therefore known as the "The most beautiful demon painter" and has become famous in the Chinese style illustration circle.
Looking at such rich and exquisite paintings, you may not expect that Lu Ming Shan's painting skills are not professional, but only self-taught because of the obsession from childhood. What is even more unexpected is that her major is orthopedics, and she has also studied for a master's degree in sports medicine.
During her college years, she never gave up drawing. While studying her major, she read a lot of publications, practiced drawing, and started contributing.
Because she did not come from a professional background, Lu Ming Shan needed to spend more effort than others. She search a lots of online classes to learn, would spend more time to conceptualize and practicing her brushwork, and when she had an income, she also sought out teachers to improve her professionalism.
And her former medical profession has also helped her. Her knowledge of human body structure and muscle anatomy has given Lu Ming Shan a greater sense of proportion and strength when drawing characters.
From medical student to illustrator, from mythological characters to Chinese style anthropomorphism. In this road of drawing, Lu Ming Shan doesn't make it happen overnight like bird painting, but has experienced a long period of effort, waiting, and growth.
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