Everlasting Stories

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  • A three set illustration piece depicting individual storytellers sharing their part of the adventure in their very own religious epic battles. The main key highlight here was to showcase the "storyteller" whom also acts as the main key role in the various illustrated stories. The artwork also features intricate religious decorative elements, which give a sense of harmony with the different stories. Sketches, references and readings were done over the cost of four months to carefully illustrate the stories as accurate as possible
    Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is a main character in the classical Chinese epic novel Journey to the West. In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices
    This illustration shows how later in the life of the Monkey King, single-handedly defeated the Army of Heaven's 100,000 celestial warriors - each fight an equivalent of a cosmic embodiment, including all 28 constellations, four heavenly kings, and Nezha, the son of Li Jiang Jun who proved himself worthy - and proved himself equal to the best of Heaven's generals, Erlang Shen

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    Lord Krishnan is the eighth incarnation of the supreme God Vishnu in Hinduism. The name Krishna appears as the 57th and 550th name of Lord Vishnu in Vishnu Sahasranama of the Mahabharata,

    This artwork narrates  the Indian epic poem Mahābhārata, a conflict that arose from a dynastic succession struggle between two groups of cousins of an Indo-Aryan kingdom called Kuru, the Kauravas and Pandavas, for the throne of Hastinapura. The scene portrays Lord krishna giving 'Updesha' to Arjuna on the battlegrounds of Kurukshetra. Lord krishna played a significant role in this epic battle; As philosophical conversation with his friend and cousin Arjuna during the Kurukshetra War later became known as the famous Bhagavad Gita, the holy book of Hindus

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    Buddha means "awakened one" or "the enlightened one." "Buddha" is also used as a title for the first awakened being in an era. In most Buddhist traditions, Siddhartha Gautama is regarded as
    the Supreme Buddha
     Mara, the Evil One, was jealous and wanted to stop buddha from reaching enlightenment. Accompanied by his warriors, wild animals and his three daughters, he tried to drive buddha from his throne. All the gods were terrified and ran away, leaving buddha alone to face Mara's challenge. He then summoned Phra Mae Thorani; She twisted her long hair, and torrents of water collected there from the innumerable donative libations of the Buddha over the ages created a flood. The flood washed away Mara and his army, and buddha was freed to reach enlightenment