Sand painting by Y Lan
Vietnamese artist and Guinness book record holder Y Lan (maiden name Tran Thi Hoang Lan) creates unique paintings. Traditionally, for creating her art, she uses of thirty-three colors of natural sand. Noteworthy, she has already broken her new record collecting 81 various colors of sand. In fact, the beautiful self-taught artist has never attended any Arts school. According to Y Lan, she just became a sand artist only by her innate aptitude. As a result, she has created various kinds of paintings – Landscapes, Logos, Particular architectures and Religious themes. Y Lan contributes financially to the Red Cross Association of HCMC, and the Study Encouragement Societies. Also, she teaches disabled orphans to make such kind of paintings. In addition, she organizes exhibitions and auctions to raise funds for helping handicapped people.
Created of 33 colors, Sand painting by Y Lan