“Youthful”,2019 90x90 cm Acrylic , wax pencil signed lower right
Pranai creates the face of ASEAN children with the yellow Thanaka powder on their face. He impressed with the way people in Myanmar and across other parts of Southeast Asia wearing Thanaka powder on their faces for centuries. Responding to the influence of foreign culture, it has been fast decreasing use among young adult these day. Pranai wish to keep those beautiful tradition at lease on his works.
By using acrylic and wax pencil, he pay attention to create texture. Using lights and shadows technique to express their naive look.