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Artist of the moment…….Water Poon

Water Poon is a fantastic painter who is inspired by the classical Chinese gardens located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Water Poon was born in Guangdong, China in the year 1944. For his collegiate education Poon attended Hong Kong Polytechnic College. The artist studied graphics design. Poon works as a photographer and film maker in addition to being a painter.

Poon is a past winner of Hong Kong’s Artist of the Year award.

In this clip the artist talks about the gardens that inspire him. We even get to view the artist painting!:

In this clip we view Water Poon’s famous series of the Lotus flower:

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As flowers are my favorite subject to paint, I enjoy Poon’s paintings of the Lotus flower. Very simple and elegant colour and shapes.

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