Using a traditional ink-and-wash technique, South Korean artist Yong Sung Heo creates haunting portraits of Korean teenagers blurring the line between reality and fantasy. The artist masterfully captures every fine detail, like hair or freckles, but each subject in his artwork appears as a ghostly figure who looks straight into our eyes, as if these kids are contemplating our souls.
Yong Sung Heo gives our imagination freedom to interpret his brilliant portraits. Their soft color palette and dreamlike lighting lends a haunting aura to each image. With his exquisite brush strokes, the artist captures emotions that create a meditative visual experience, leaving the viewers in limbo between the real and the imaginary.
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