We’re all so used to the grandiose tales of love in the movies — running through a crowded airport, sending love letters every single day for ten years, leaving one’s entire life behind — that anything less than trial by combat just seems lazy.
But Korean artist “Puuung” is intent on changing that narrative. “Love is something that everybody can relate to. And Love comes in ways that we can easily overlook in our daily lives. So, I try to find the meaning of love in our daily lives and make it into artwork,” she writes.
With her beautifully-drawn illustrations, Puuung reminds us that when it comes to love, it’s the little things that matter.
Puuung’s works can be found on her grafolio. Here are some of our favorites:
These small gestures, light brush strokes on a much larger canvas, will last far longer than those giant flower bouquets. You won’t remember exactly what happened, or where you were when it happened, but you will both share the lasting feeling that that small, fleeting moment gave you.