Category Archive: leaves

every leaf a flower

  a couple of samples from a recent bout of etegami painting. I’m terribly behind on a number of things:  etegami correspondence; prep for an etegami class I’m teaching next week (!); holiday… Continue reading

Sticky Little Leaves

I may not believe in the order of the universe, yet I love the sticky little leaves as they open in the spring — Dostoevsky, Brothers Karamazov Recently I read a memoir, Plenty… Continue reading

Gingko leaves

Gingko leaves, subtly yellowing in the fall I finally got around to painting some gingko leaves, after being inspired by a card I received from Shungo. The first etegami is on high-bleed washi… Continue reading

There’s a bit of magic in everything

  I finally have gotten back to etegami these past couple of weeks. The trees have been obliging with lots of inspiring foliage, and I’ve been able to get out to do some… Continue reading