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John S Cheung
February 11th, 2011, 11:08 AM
After I retired, I went passionately into learning and doing visual arts. I went first into sculptures and then I changed to doing oil paintings.

Subsequently I got increasingly physically clumsy due to a long-term medical problem. I changed again to take up writing and publishing.

I would like to show some of my artworks. Unfortunately I cannot find an icon to show the images in my computer.

Instead, this is my art website. One Sun Art Studio (http://www.onesunartist.com)

John S Cheung
February 11th, 2011, 01:39 PM
This is one of my paintings, called 'Middle East on Fire'.


February 12th, 2011, 01:17 AM
Those are very impressive paintings, John. You're very talented. Sorry to hear of your medical condition, to lose such an ability is a shame. Still, writing can be very challenging and a wonderful way to express your artistic nature. So glad you've shown us your wonderful artwork. :)

John S Cheung
February 12th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Thanks Gumby.

There is some similarity between my artwork and my writings. I go for reality and try to say something through them. Perhaps these have to do with my personality and with my background. My career was engineering before I retired. I changed from engineering as I cannot use it to express my feelings.

February 12th, 2011, 04:36 AM
There is much truth in what you're saying. I do believe that is the case most times, John. Our personality comes through in our artwork as well as our writings.

John S Cheung
February 12th, 2011, 07:55 AM
This is one of my big sculptures, called 'Man's Descent'.


February 14th, 2011, 03:43 AM
"Man's Descent" is beautiful. Such a serene creation. My hat off to you, sir.

Shirley S. Bracken
February 15th, 2011, 03:29 PM
Hi John, this has always been my favorite of your sculptures, along with "Caged".