Cards 2010

My card designs for the year 2010. The theme chosen was good quotes from famous people, and Chinese calligraphy mixed with drawings. I learned this style from a Taiwanese comic artist 郑问.

Chinese New Year

The Year of the Tiger.


Chinese character: 态 (attitude)

Quote: It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. – David Feherty

Chinese character: 建 (build / construct)

Quote: Whatever good things we build end up building us. – Jim Rohn

Chinese character: 变 (change / transformation)

Quote: Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

Chinese character: 败 (failure / defeat)

Quote: I have failed many times, and that’s why I am a success. – Michael Jordan

Chinese character: 心 (heart / spirit)

Quote: You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. – Bob Nelson

Chinese character: 虚 (humility)

Quote: Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates

Chinese character: 痛 (pain)

Quote: Pain is temporary. Quitting is forever. – Lance Armstrong

Chinese character: 坚 (perseverence / strong)

Quote: Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races, one after another. – Walter Elliott

Chinese character: 己 (self)

Quote: Life does not happen to us, it happens from us. – Mike Wickett

Chinese character: 种 (plant / sow)

Quote: Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert L. Stevenson.


That is supposed to be a "C", but it looks more like a small "e".