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Inspiration

While flipping through summer vacation photos from our trip to Busan and Boseong, Dave pointed out a common theme in all of my pictures: wherever I go, I always come home with a significant amount of pictures of the intricate artwork I see at palaces and temples along the way. It’s surprising I hadn’t noticed this trend myself since I consciously take pictures of the details I like in hopes of using them for inspiration some day. Not sure what I will use them as inspiration for, but the colors and designs seem to speak to me.

Dave suggested I post some of my favorites, so here ya go! Below are pictures from temples and palaces in Korea, China and Tibet. Despite all my time in Thailand, I really didn’t manage to take very many temple pictures and the ones I did take don’t quite make the cut. I guess I’ll just have to go back!

Jeonju, South Korea

Haedong Yonggungsa, Busan, South Korea

Brick work in Boseong, South Korea

A roof at the Summer Palace in Beijing, China

Summer Palace in Beijing, China

Summer Palace in Beijing, China

Temple art in Tibet

Temple art in Tibet

Temple art in Tibet. For some reason I was drawn to the paintings on these beams in particular.

Temple art in Tibet. I love the pattern above the eyebrows!

Temple art in Tibet

Temple art in Tibet

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