Longing For Freedom - Turn me to mist and float among iridescent clouds (彩雲飛)
Calligraphy is excerpted from a poem (宮中行樂詞) by Li Bai (李白), the famous poet in Tang Dynasty. It was written with Chinese brush & ink, in semi-cursive script, adding painting "Cranes in Group, Flight in Sunset" overlay as background
Scene I captured during my visit to Zhalong National Nature Reserve in Heilongjiang, China. The red-crowned crane is also called Manchurian crane. It is a large East Asian crane, among the rarest cranes in the world, often known as a symbol of luck, longevity & fidelity.
Retired architect and a lifetime Chinese calligrapher and brush painter. Now lives in California.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.