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The 6 surprising and unknown talents of BTS'V

Besides being an excellent singer, dancer and actor, V can paint and take beautiful photographs as well. The 25-year-old singer frequently shares his artworks with fans. Are you curious to see the pieces he has created? Keep reading to check them out!

  • V, also known as Kim Taehyung, is the lead vocalist of BTS.
  • The singer has a high net worth of $20 million.
  • His hobbies include painting and drawing, and he often shares his works with fans on Twitter and Weverse.
  • His favorite artist is former Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.

1) Creation of TATA 

V's Line character 'TATA'

BTS collaborated with Line Friends in 2017 to make their own characters. While the rest of the members went for cute characters, V took a unique approach. He wanted to create something which can act as a base for you to add something to it. 'TATA' was given a unique design along with an interesting back story. He wanted to bring something new to the table, and he definitely succeeded!

Here you can watch him create his character:

2) Paintings

Paintings created by V


In his Twitter posts, V often shares the creative things he is up to with fans. The singer has uploaded pictures of him posing with his self made paintings on BTS' official Twitter account multiple times. He takes inspiration from artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat for his works.

3) Customising outfits

Shirts and Jackets customised by V


The singer can often be seen wearing outfits with pieces containing his own artwork at airports and concerts. He has customised his jackets, pants, shirts and even his phone cases. We must say, his outfits look super stylish!

4) Vincent Van Gogh drawings

V showing off his Van Gogh inspired drawings


It is common knowledge among the fans that V is a big Vincent Van Gogh fan. In an interview with Clevver news, he shared that he picked up a new hobby: drawing Vincent Van Gogh's art pieces. 'Art makes art', and V is the living proof of it. 

5) Wings tour photo book

V's drawing from the Wings photo book


V captured what the word 'Wing' meant for him in the wings tour photo book. Wing to him means 'the escape, the light amidst the darkness.' That is a unique take on the word! 

6) Photography 

V sharing his photographs on Twitter under the name 'Vantae'


If you keep with BTS on their Twitter, you must surely know that V often likes sharing the pictures he took under the pseudonym, 'Vantae'. His photographs are beautiful. They're minimalistic but pleasing to look at. The singer is inspired by photographers such as Hedi Slimane and Ante Bazdim. 

We adore all of V's creative artworks. What is your favourite artwork created by him? Let us know in the comments below.

Estefanía Martínez

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