Kuafu Chasing the Sun
A mythology illustrated by Chinese character strokes
These are a series of illustrations to tell a Chinese ancient mythology of “Kuafu Chasing the Sun” by using the radicals and strokes.
4-1: One day, Mythical Giant Kuafu decided to chase and catch the Sun.
4-2: He followed the Sun from the East to the West, draining the Yellow River and the Wei River (all rivers and lakes crossing his path) to quench his burning thirst.
4-3: However, the big rivers were also unable to quench his thirst.
4-4:He eventually died of dehydration. The wooden club he was carrying grew into a vast forest of peach trees called the Deng Forest. In the end, Kuafu turns into a mountain range.