The calligrapher who served in the drama of IU, Han Hyo-joo, Lee gimtae daepil “sometimes did not earn 200,000 won a month,” we have pride as a professional calligrapher living but said difficult.
Calligrapher Lee Jeong-hwa, who appeared on tvN’s’You Quiz on the Block’ on the 20th, is the daughter of a calligrapher Song Min Lee Ju-hyung.
Lee Jung-hwa, who was in charge of calligraphy in the dramas’Dongi,’Tree with Deep Roots’,’The Moon Embracing the Sun’,’Hotel Del Luna’, and’Mr. E. “To put it simply, I am a freelancer, but there are times when it is difficult to make a living because people’s interest in calligraphy is gradually falling,” he said. “Sometimes I can’t earn 200,000 won a month.
Mr. Lee confessed, “But because I’m old, I can’t get pocket money (from my parents), and I just live with 200,000 won.”
Mr. Lee said, “Isn’t it because the artist has a childlike innocence that people see the artist as’too good’ or’well done’? But when I get older and face certain situations, that (pure) mind keeps getting smaller,” he confessed, “I am afraid when the feeling I want to protect the most keeps getting smaller.”
Mr. Lee added, “If there is a small hope, if we don’t let go of this string, we will one day be able to remain as a calligrapher necessary for society,” he added. “Let’s hold on for a little bit with that kind of heart, I think.”
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