Beautiful Illustrations of Ancient Towns in China by Yukai Du

Originally from China, the illustrator Yukai Du moved very quickly to England, where she currently lives. She was introduced to the finesse of Chinese painting at a very young age, at the age of 4. It was only later, during her travels to China to visit her grandparents, that she immersed herself in her memories and that she remembered the richness of Chinese painting.

More: Yukai Du, Instagram, Behance h/t: fubiz

This project “The study of ancient towns in China” is part of his personal desire to represent certain places, small villages which bear witness to an architecture stemming from a long history, by combining Chinese painting with her style of illustration.

“Originally from China, I was sent to learn Chinese painting when I was 4. The fineness of Chinese painting was something I could not appreciate at that age. After I moved to London and established my career as illustrator and animator, I went to Beijing to visit where my grandfather grew up. It brought back my memory of the buildings and landscapes I used to see in Chinese paintings. Therefore, the personal project is for me to find a way to depict some Chinese historic locations with the combination of Chinese painting elements and my ‘modernised’ illustration style,” she writes.

The artist has many projects which are to be discovered, particularly in another important palette of her activity.





















































(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Submarine Comes out of Nowhere in Milan, Italy
Artist Duo Brings Life Into A Boring Old Stairway By Painting A Bright And Colorful Rug-Shaped Mural
'A Selfie with a Weapon Kills': Russia Launches Campaign Urging Photo Safety
Genie Espinosa’s Illustrations Are Not Quite As Innocent As You Might Think
The History of...
Everyday Objects Turned Into Delightful Alternative Reality By Illustrator Tineke Meirink
"Unpopular Culture": Artist ‘Uncovers’ The Disturbing Behind-The-Scenes Of Popular Characters
8 Digital Paintings Of Famous Characters And Their Pets By Aleksei Vinogradov
36 Widespread "Truths" That Are Totally Fake
The Statue of Liberty Sticker by Frenchstickers
Designer Lydia Cambron Transforms Brand Logos into Protest Messages
Optical Illusion Graffiti Creates Portal To A Parallel Universe On The Side Of A Building
Artist Tried To Imagine How These Famous Characters Would Be Affected By Ecological Disasters
The French Mouth Sticker by Frenchstickers
Stunning Digital Artworks by Richard Kingston
Artist Uses Wind Dancers To Express Difficult Topics Like BLM Movement, Gun Violence, And Poverty In Her Stunning Paintings
British Illustrator Showed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On New Yorkers
Man Spent $13,000 To Turn His Apartment Into A Baked Beans Museum
"Our Street": Artist Beautifully Illustrates Everyday Life In Small Russian Town
Star Wars Characters as Classical Japanese Art
How To Look Smart In Zoom Meetings, an Illustrated Guide by Sarah Cooper
Apple Depot Earbuds with Mic & Remote
Mini Cooper Boxes in Amsterdam
Heroic and Fantasy Pin-Up Female Portraits by Kyu Yong Eom
Meet Rammehar Punia, A ‘Rubber Man’ From India Who Has No Problem Looking Over His Shoulder
Loving Boyfriend Prepares Symmetrical Breakfasts for Himself and His Partner Every Day
Elspeth McLean Creates Beautiful Hand-Painted Stones
Coca-Cola Zero to Help Discover a Secret Agent in You
Artist Turns Her Lucid Dreams Into Whimsical Paintings
On The Crossroads Of Souls: Dreamy Painting Of A Realistic Environment Concepts By Atey Ghailan