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DESIGN | Symbolism | Ginkgo


 

All my work is packed with symbolism, whether it be hidden or in a more obvious form.


Here is one that you will find in my art.


 

| GINKGO |


Design Symbolism | Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing

Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing

• Ginkgo trees have an incredibly long lifespan, attributed in part due to their remarkable resistance to disease and pests. Some specimens are reportedly more than 3,000 years old. Ginkgo is the oldest surviving species of tree known to exist.


Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 2

• In Japanese decorative art, the ginkgo's symbolise beauty: It also represents profound endurance (four Ginkgo’s survived the blast at Hiroshima and are still growing today)








Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 3


Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 2

• It has become a symbol of strength, hope and peace for many.





Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 4



• The tree appears throughout Chinese culture and is associated with an optimistic view of the future.










Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 5

The ginkgo has a distinctive fan-shaped leaf & symbolises the importance of yin and yang.














Gingko Pattern Design | Punctured Artefact | Vector Drawing 6

 

| FLASH ART | Coal Tit In Ginkgo |


 

Please note; The information is brief & you may want to research your own information.

 



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