Hmong Art Painting Watercolor Woman Poster Prints by StudioLorLao

Untitled- 2015 Watercolor & Pastel poster print (Hmong pattern on back) Copyright © 2015 Lor Lao, All Rights Reserved.

In progress work of my newest Unalome Tattoo. Unalome tattoos are first spiritual symbols. In Buddhism, they are the visual image of reaching enlightnment. The spiral means our struggle with life, while the straight line shows that we have finally found harmony. #unalometattoo #unalome #hmong

In progress work of my newest Unalome Tattoo. Unalome tattoos are first spiritual symbols. In Buddhism, they are the visual image of reaching enlightnment. The spiral means our struggle with life, while the straight line shows that we have finally found harmony. #unalometattoo #unalome #hmong

~Hmong Inspired Arrow~ Thanks so much Kathy! She inspired me to pick up a paintbrush so imagine if I never did... #customtattoo #arrowtattoo #watercolortattoo #innerswirl #creamcitytattoo #semicolontattoo #overkillpowercords

~Hmong Inspired Arrow~ Thanks so much Kathy! She inspired me to pick up a paintbrush so imagine if I never did.

In ancient times Hmong tribesmen used motifs and symbols to represent their daily life and culture on their textiles.  It served a duo purpose, to decorate and communicate with one another because they were forbidden to use their original language in China.A 3x3" sheet of 13 well-known symbols in the Hmong community. From the elephant foot print symbolizing strength to the seed representing abundance.

Minimalist Hmondern Temporary Tattoos

Each Hmong tribal symbol holds its own significant meaning. From the elephant's foot print symbolizing strength, the seeds symbolizing abundance, to the house steps symbolizing unity. 1 sheet contains 13 tribal textile symbols.

sankofa symbol...the wisdom of learning from past experience to build towards the future.

Getting Inked: Tattoo Basics

I've been mildly obsessed with the sankofa symbol since I learned about it. The sankofa symbol means the wisdom of learning from past experience to build towards the future.(looks like Kingdom Hearts.

Hmong Tattoo, Hmong Clothing, Female Outfits, Asian Clothes, Traditional Outfits, Asian Style, Hmong People, Folk Fashion, Neverland

Carrying the Future Limited Edition Print of 150 Signed, numbered and titled on the front Print of my original gouache painting.

Geometric inner arm tattoo   Something like this and not black tho.. something different

Victor J. Webster tattoo (ink, design, pattern) love this! perhaps using this as a reference for my hmong cross stitch tattoo

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