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kiss the spring by jiuge kiss the spring by jiuge
In the south west part of China , there is a group of people called 'miao ' live in the moutains , they are famous for 2 things --1, they use to make mystery and deadly poison , or say , curse . 'GU', is a weird king of bug that will hide in human body and took away the enemy's life . 2.beautiful silver jewery.
The girls in MIao group will wear silver crown , it is a huge hat made by silver ,it is so detailed and gorgeous that easily cost thousands of $$, thinking of a poor family that barely surived ---- they never thought of sell it out , it was consider a treasure pass through generations .
Back to 2000 I use to visit a small village of Miao , and recieved their friendly welcome ^^// they invited us to dance and give us rice cake and wine ! I also try wear the silver crown , hell , as beautiful as it is , it is so heavy that almost feel going to break my neck ------
BTW , yaoi con is over now , I asked my friend to mail me the posters and prepare to sell them on e-bay , will update more information about it soon !
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Nkauj21 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm surprised that still not many Hmong knows that Miao were well known for poison, especially among the women. LOL

"Curse" on the other hand, not much so. It is more of a belief in karma than it is a curse. Many Miao follows beliefs similar to the Native Americans about birds, trees, rocks, and water. The Natives believe that each life form has a spirit IN them, while the Miao believes there's a spirit WITH them. If you have done bad karma, those spirits will avenge and make sure you receive a proper punishment for your misbehavior, which is where "curse" mainly lies.

And yeah. LOL They love their beautiful decorated silver so much, they could've become rich selling it but it's tradition, and they are beautifully detailed-decorated. The REAL silver jewelry will always be heavy... but in America... There are so many fake ones now because they are hollow and light.

I'm so happy to see more Miao/Hmong artworks as there aren't many.
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yang20 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
hi there...im a miao girl or known as hmong...we are from Laos...and the way how you say that we make deadly poison? i dont know if that is true...just asking....
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Tintaglia-in-flight Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
Wow!!! I LOVE the detail, you are really talented =D
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ReBaka-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Student General Artist
may i draw this?
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Flyleaflover Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the detail in her clothes :D very nice
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linzizi Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice drawing
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InitiallyBones Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010
wooooooooooooooww AMAZING! my drawings look like stickmen compared to thiisss!! Truly you have an incredible talent!
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mrgaichor Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome
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CrescentWing Featured By Owner May 23, 2010
I hope you'll color this. It's very beautiful.
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Aerixis Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
I love this so much, great work!

*favs*
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Lustod Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2009  Student
Awesome. It totally looks like a tatoo design, how di you draw it?
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Wlotus-2307 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009
So details Wow!
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yomna101 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009
I've liked this drawing for a really, really long time. It's very detailed and nice.
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Tzigan Featured By Owner May 5, 2009
Maybe my favouritest piece on the whole of DA ever :D
I feel inspired - thank you!
xxx
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idealdreamer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
In China, they're known as "Miao." In other parts of the world, they are also known as, "Hmong." I instantly recognize the silver jewelry since I'm Hmong. And that's funny, didn't know we were known for "poison"! Lol! I thought we were known for our participation in the Vietnam and French-Indo China War... :D
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EmiliaPaw5 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my goodness!such stunning detail, i love this piece
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Oakmi Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009
This is so elegant!<3
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naomi-jigokushoujo Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi there! =P

the drawing it's amaizing *.* i loved it the first time i saw it, it is really gorgeous, you really have a big talent (i admire you ^.^).

I would like to tell you, that i liked the drawing so much, that i make a fan art of it (i hope that it doesn't matter to you, if it is, you could tell me ^.* ), and i wonder if i could show it to you, however, it isn't that beautiful as yours, but anyway, i woud like to have your opinion ^.^ .

When you have time, please answer =).

Sayonara ^.+
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flyingWind Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2008  Student General Artist
fascinating details and a gorgeous expression
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blacksnakemoan Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2008
This is stunning. I love the details on this.
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CityCatz Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008
god i am amazed by the details!!
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x3sonjae Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008   Photographer
wow this is amazing <3
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dechyn Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god, the details are amazing... soooo beautiful
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withinsight Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2008
i really love the way you make details. I fall in love to your works.
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FancyxGrenades Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
OMFG!!!! I luv it sooo much she's beautiful awesome wickedlyness job... <3=^o^=
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cocoakiss Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2008
Intricate details! Lovely~ ♥
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MynameisHitsugaya Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2008   Traditional Artist
so pretty! XD faveing! hehe. :)
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Ed-FMA-lover Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2008  Student Digital Artist
:D
Gorgeous !
I love the detail in her hat !
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MaryFay Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2008
:sushi: sushi

nuff said
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Yukigo Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008
omg you did an amazing job! Thank you for drawing something so beautiful from my culture.
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aisakura Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008
OMGosh, I can't believe I didn't fave this before! Well, I'm faving it now... and the color version too. +fave

AI
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Pikky Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omigawd what a detailed lineart!
luv d xpression too...
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Vampiressartist Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I've worn a traditional Miao costume before--they're so pretty!
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cookie-cloud-777 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2008   Traditional Artist
O.M.G.!!! That is *BEA~UUUTIFUL*!!!! lulz that is just sooo awesome it's so unbelievably detailed!!! it's a definite :+fav:! Oh and could I color this? It might take a long time to finish (lulz) but it would be a cool project =D Awesome job!! :heart:
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Ngoyen Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2008  Student Digital Artist
Whoa :0 Very pretty. Love the eyes and the detail on the hat.
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wingedreamskyy3 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2008
would you mind if i colored this sometime in the future?
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OneFreeInternet Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
KUDOS for even THINKING THAT! O__o
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souji-sama Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
ridiculously detailed..... my hat shoes and shirt off to you!!!!
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Marshmallow21 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
:omfg: U inspires me, now I shall draw and draw and draw and draw....(potters of drawing and mumbling to self.)
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Shinku-Kira Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2008
A-amazing ! There's so many details O.o I love her eyes and her nose.
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hank1 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
The intricacy of this piece is great.

Robert Tracy
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Reminia Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing. I love her eyes.
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kokoroAngel Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008
A-amazing...
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bart444 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2008
Very nice! Stunning. The detail is so good. My favorite so far. Good job.
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BizSharpe Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008
You, sir, are incredible.
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BizSharpe Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008
Ps. You know I meant ma'am. :P
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xXDisillusionXx Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2008
for some reason, i really luv this piece. all of yur drawings are wonderful - as well are yur other pictures. i look forward to seeing more of your art
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Sangeles Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008
very detail work omg
thegirl is beautiful
*faves*
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acrosstheuniverse123 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Oh wow.... Your art is SO beautiful! :love: I was wondering if you take requests, because I have a character or two from a story that I wrote that I would like to have drawn. Please let me know if you do! Thanks! :nod:
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