Malaysian artist creates tiger-themed paper cut-outs for the Lunar New Year

  • People
  • Friday, 28 Jan 2022

Foong has been passionate about Chinese paper cutting since she was 13 years old. Photos: Foong Yeng Yeng

The Lunar New Year is a few days away and visual artist Foong Yeng Yeng, 26, is completing her last few Chinese red paper-cutting artwork to welcome the Year of the Tiger.

She’s created many intricate, auspicious designs, ranging from fish (a symbol of prosperity), lotus (purity) to cherry blossom (renewal). But her artistic depictions of the tiger are the ones that stand out.

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