Sam Yong is a self-taught painter and illustrator from Melbourne, Australia. A self-confessed introvert, Yong’s love for solitude, the unknown and the natural world manifests through his artwork.
In his nature-inspired traditional paintings, he features animals and insects through which he explores rituals of human life related to birth, consumption, courtship, mating, death, and grief.
See below a selection of his beautiful paintings and more on his Instagram.
“Divide” oil on wood panel
“This is fine” Acrylic on wood panel
“The Tell-Tale Heart” Acrylic on wooden panel
“Forsaken” acrylic on wood panel
“Sonder II” acrylic on wood panel
“Consumed by thoughts of you” Acrylic on wood panel
“Close Call” Acrylic on wood panel
“Altar” acrylic on board