Korean Artist Perfectly Captures The Magic of Falling in Love

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Among the many things that make love worthwhile to those who partake in it are the times spent being together, and sometimes being apart.

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That is why capturing such fleeting moments in pictures are powerful as they encapsulate not only the imagery, but also the emotion behind them.

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Young Joo Kim’s illustrations, which depict the life of a young couple in love, deliver such magic.

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In Kim’s one-panel comics, she features Soso and Haru, the two adorable characters she created for her ongoing illustration series.

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Using monochrome with an occasional dash of red or pink hues, the pictures are done in a minimalistic style, which makes them all the more captivating.

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The silent characters are shown living their love story through heartwarming moments.

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In one drawing, Soso and Haru can be seen traveling together, while in another, they are locked in a sweet embrace as they sleep.

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One can almost feel the actual heartbreak of the characters when Kim draws one of them alone, longing for an absent partner.

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While neither of the characters speak in the drawings, their actions speak volumes of the beautiful bond between them.

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Simple gestures such as handing out an umbrella, covering another person with a jacket, or fixing one’s lightbulb are all acts of affection that many people can relate to.

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Which one is your favorite?

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For more of Soso and Haru, be sure to check out Kim’s Instagram account ingyoungjoo, where she posts her beautiful works of art.

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