Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]

Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]

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Apple has posted five user created wallpaper that celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Discover and enjoy new interpretations of traditional Chinese New Year Nianhua folk art. Using Apple products with various apps, five young Chinese artists reinvent classic motifs to deliver new year blessings with a contemporary twist.

Lucky Rooster
In Lucky Rooster, illustrator Victo Ngai imaginatively interprets the Chinese belief that when you are happy, good luck will follow. She used Apple Pencil in the Procreate app on iPad Pro to sketch, then moved to MacBook Pro to compose and color the design. In the finished work, a stylized rooster sings and dances with children to usher in a lucky new year.

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Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]


Joyful Reunions
Eszter Chen’s Joyful Reunions unconventionally depicts a modern day Chinese New Year Eve dinner. Working directly on iMac with Adobe Photoshop, Eszter created fun characters with a childlike quality in her signature style of detailed block-print patterns and bright colors. This playful work expresses the simple wish that every family reunion be joyful.

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Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]


Rich Harvest
The fantasy feel of Zhou Fan’s Rich Harvest was inspired by early memories: red lanterns, the sound of firecrackers, colorful festivities. Zhou hand-painted the detailed images first. He then multiplied and overlapped them using Adobe Photoshop on MacBook Pro to create a surreal image of a plentiful harvest that captures the spirit of bountiful blessings.

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Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]


Peaceful Home
Traditional Nianhua that Ye Hongxing saw as a child inspired Peaceful Home, a surprising work that combines a conventional new year motif with contemporary objects. After creating the initial image using Adobe Photoshop on MacBook Pro, she then worked directly on the canvas, adding a variety of colorful stickers. For Ye, these everyday details create a feeling of serenity and belonging.

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Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]


Fortune Flows
Familiar new year fish images are given a bold makeover in Jiang Shan’s Fortune Flows. After jotting down initial ideas on MacBook Pro, he drafted them up on paper, colored and enhanced them in Adobe Photoshop, then used Adobe Illustrator for a final touch up. In the finished work, a seasonal symbol of blessing surges and pulses with modern energy.

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Apple Shares Five Wallpapers That Celebrate the Chinese New Year [Download]

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Obamasucks - January 9, 2017 at 12:39pm
It's going to be the year of the "Cock".
SayingWhatEveryonesThinking - January 7, 2017 at 5:49am
Fugly! Glad I'm not Chinese.
Chip - January 6, 2017 at 10:14pm
Nice start
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