Paper Planes(Spring Day)

“Paper Planes (Spring Day)”
Acrylic on Canvas – February 2017

This was one really cool painting to do. I’ve always been a fan of indie bands and groups who write their own music, but I cover a LOT of “factory made” kpop doing what we do with our HallyuBack youtube channel. One of the biggest kpop groups at the moment is a group named BTS, and they embrace this indie perspective in many ways, writing and producing a lot of their own music. And, in many ways, they’ve mastered the art of storytelling both with their albums and also with their individual songs and music videos. One of their recent releases, Spring Day had such beautiful cinematography that while watching it, I said I had to paint it. So, I took a screen capture of the member J-Hope sitting with a paper airplane (I believe on top of a train) and painted it on one of my Thursday night live stream. I started the stream listening to the song, and 4 1/2+ hoursl later when I was getting ready to finish the painting again, the song came back on for the final details and to close out the stream. It was so surreal and I just love so many things about this painting.. Especially with the lyrics to Spring Day considered.

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12×36 inches / 30×91 cm

BTS Spring Day Lyrics:

I miss you
When I say that, I miss you more
I’m looking at your photo
But I still miss you
Time is so cruel
I hate us
Now it’s hard
To even see each other’s faces
It’s only winter here
Even in August, winter is here
My heart makes time run
Like a Snowpiercer left alone
I wanna hold your hand
And go to the other side of the earth
To end this winter
How much longing has to fall like snow
For the spring days to come?
Friend

Like a small piece
Of dust
That floats in the air
If the flying snow is me
I could
Reach you faster

Snowflakes are falling
Getting farther away
I miss you (I miss you)
I miss you (I miss you)
How much more do I have to wait?
How many more nights do I have to stay up?
Until I can see you? (until I can see you?)
Until I can meet you? (until I can meet you?)

Past the end of this cold winter
Until the spring comes again
Until the flowers bloom again
Stay there a little longer
Stay there

Did you change?
(Did you change?)
Or did I change?
(Did I change?)
I hate even this moment that is passing
I guess we changed
I guess that’s how everything is

Yeah I hate you
Although you left
There hasn’t been a day that I have forgotten you
Honestly, I miss you
But now I’ll erase you
Because that will hurt less than resenting you

I’m blowing out the cold you
Like smoke, like white smoke
I say that I’m gonna erase you
But actually, I still can’t let you go

You know it all
You’re my best friend
The morning will come again
Because no darkness,
No season
Can last forever

Cherry blossoms are blooming
The winter is ending
I miss you (I miss you)
I miss you (I miss you)
If I wait a little longer (if I wait)
If I stay up a few more nights
I’ll go see you (I’ll go see you)
I’ll go pick you up (I’ll go pick you up)

Past the end of this cold winter
Until the spring comes again
Until the flowers bloom again
Stay there a little longer
Stay there