I am always fascinated by light. We can see it yet it is intangible. Being one of the most universal symbols, light often symbolizes life, hope, and intelligence. But I have been exploring the other sides of light: one of the most obscure, mysterious and quirky things in nature.

As an illustrator, I now make my childhood imagination come to life by creating these surreal illustrations. They are fun and playful! I hope you get inspired by these electromagnetic radiations!

Come see more of my work on my website and Instagram!

More info: tangyauhoong.com | Instagram

#1 Light Painter

Light Painter

When I was a kid, I used to imagine the light painter silently lighting up the city with his magical paint.

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Daria B 4 months ago

Awww.... That's poetic. ♥

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#2 Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun

Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun

Albert Einstein once said, "Creativity is intelligence having fun." And I couldn't agree more!

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Last Hurrah 4 months ago

There was a young lady named Bright Whose speed was far faster than light; She set out one day In a relative way And returned on the previous night.

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#3 Upgrade

Upgrade

Long overdue upgrade.

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!M! - Imre Zoltan Nemeth 4 months ago

Brilliant and (i)conical !!! ;)

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#4 Fill In The Lights

Fill In The Lights

The light workers are working tirelessly to fill up our cities at night.

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Night Owl 4 months ago

Milk in tetra pak.

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#5 Tangled

Tangled

Oops this is gonna be complicated.

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Nebula 4 months ago

What IF light were solid

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#6 Saving Energy

Saving Energy

Lights are precious so use them sparingly.

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Diver Driver 4 months ago

Ha! that is funny!

#7 Raining Lights

Raining Lights

Rainy days are the best!

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Daria B 4 months ago

Reminds of parasols

#8 Silky Light

Silky Light

Poetic light.

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Night Owl 4 months ago

The drapes are going down in 3...2...

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#9 Peep

Peep

Peek-a-boo!

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SeamusRGN 4 months ago

i would love to see this with a dark background behind the shadow person. it would be like na sidhe peeking out into our world from the shadows. i would watch that movie!

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#10 Assemble An Idea

Assemble An Idea

I'm always hungry for new ideas!

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Floxi Flox 4 months ago

Hey Tang, I am an architectural lighting designer and I realy LOVE your illustrations. Please keep on doing this amazing pieces of art!