Sometimes I get overwhelmed trying to think of something clever to paint for someone. Then I reread this great post by Dosankodebbie about the basics of etegami and remember that it’s not the… Continue reading
Received around 1 December 2012, a card, plus two (!) hand-carved hanko, from Shungo Asada, Yokohama, Japan.
A bouquet of spice, beautiful and delicious. The Japanese reads, “Thank you for the bouquet of spices!”
My literary inspiration: a Santoku poem, “A dandelion bloomed on the road today.” Another etegami painter, Shungo Asada, shared it with me recently. My visual inspiration: Norwegian dandelions from a photo I took… Continue reading