Hong Yi, the 26-year-old Shanghai based artist, was inspired by the opening line in Jay Chou’s song, “Secret”. That opening sequence talks about lifting up a coffee cup off the saucer to make fragmented pieces. After hearing the lyrics Hong Yi decided to create his portrait using nothing but Nescafe coffee stains on the bottom of a mug.
Japanese artist Riusuke Fukatori creates incredibly realistic 3D painting works of goldfish that swim in the bowls. The three dimensional fish look convincingly alive and real. Riusuke uses acrylic that he paints in layers with clear resin to create a dimensional effect.