Changdeokgung in Seoul - Changdeokgung is the most beautiful of all the royal palaces in Seoul. It's the epitome of Korean traditional architecture balanced with a natural landscape. "Due to its historical and cultural importance, entry to the palace has until recently been through guided tours only. Unguided tours are now permitted one day a week." [Seoul Selection Guides].  To get there:    Anguk Station (Subway Line 3, Exit 3).  Go straight for 5 minutes.

Changdeokgung in Seoul - Changdeokgung is the most beautiful of all the royal palaces in Seoul. It's the epitome of Korean traditional architecture balanced with a natural landscape.

Decoration on Ceiling Inside Gyeongbokgung Palace Joseon Dynasty  Seoul Korea by Carsten Knoche, via Flickr

Decoration on Ceiling Inside Gyeongbokgung Palace Joseon Dynasty Seoul Korea by Carsten Knoche

Wrought iron decoration of a door,Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, Korea | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Colorways: Green with Envy - Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is easily mixed to form custom colors. Antibes Green added to Florence results in a deep emerald. Tints can then be made by adding different amounts of Old White to the custom color.

Wolha jeongin, from Hyewon pungsokdo drawn by Shin Yun-bok, or Hyewon presumed after 1805

Shin Yun-bok, better known by his pen name Hyewon, (born was a Korean painter of the Joseon Dynasty.

Artist of the month: Shin Yun-bok  “Pioneer in new style painting of the late Joseon era”

korean-art: “ “ A Scenery on Dano Day 1805 (?) Shin Yunbok (otherwise known as Hyewon) ” Currently held in the Gansong Art Museum. This is National Treasure Dano (단오) is a traditional Korean.

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul - inside patterns.

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul - inside patterns.

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