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GOLDFISH ARE GOOD FENG SHUI: The Art of Riusuke Fukahori

This is a 3D painting trompe l'oil goldfish by Fukahori.

Traditionally, goldfish have always been a very potent feng shui symbol for attracting wealth and all-things-good. Their beautiful gold color has been equated with ancient gold taels (Chinese ingots) for centuries. That’s why I chose the goldfish for the Feng Shui By Fishgirl logo, too (see the last photo below).

A Chinese Gold Tael

One doesn’t need to have actual goldfish to reap the benefits of goldfish ch’i energy. Well chosen art depicting goldfish will do the trick. Speaking of goldfish art, Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori specializes in it. His techniques of painting goldfish for a 3-D effect and then adding resin to simulate water are truly amazing. Go to the French art blog  Art-Spire to watch a 4 minute video of the artist at work. My favorite part of the video is where he uses a regular broom as a paintbrush to paint a gigantic goldfish on a huge roll of white paper. There are also more photos of his work so don’t worry if you don’t speak French! 🙂

Art-Spire, Source d’inspiration artistique / Les fascinantes illustrations 3D de Riusuke Fukahori.

More of Fukahori's painting...don't the goldfish look real?

Want to activate your wealth in your art studio? Create some goldfish art yourself! Having this symbol in your art studio will inspire Creativity & Future Projects as well. Just think of each of those lil golden fishies swimming around as ideas and also individual opportunities coming your way! Goldfish are in motion and that stimulates good feng shui.

Feng Shui By Fishgirl painting by Katy Allgeyer

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One of the Valentine’s feng shui suggestions I have is to love yourself enough to focus on your finances this year. A favorite wealth guru of mine is The Millionaire Mommy Next Door blog written by Jen Smith. Read this fairytale:

The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Retirement Contributions.

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