Tag: 水墨画

2022 Shihomi Solo Exhibition in Tokyo “ZEN・SAKURA EXHIBITION”

2022 Shihomi Solo Exhibition YouTube

I love to make cherry blossom themed artworks, so I wanted to hold my solo exhibition during the cherry blossom season.  I am really grateful that I could hold my first solo exhibition in a nostalgic Japanese old house near

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Shihomi Homma ZEN SAKURA Exhibition is coming soon

Shihomi Homma ZEN Sakura exhibition

“Shihomi Homma ZEN•Sakura Exhibition” is at “rusu” near Meguro river on March 27-April 2. Admission free. Gallery “rusu” 9 mins walk from JR Meguro Station 3-4-9 Shimomeguro, Meguro ku, Tokyo March 27(Sun) – April 2(Sat) 12:00-19:00 桜の季節に禅桜展を開催。 目黒駅の目黒川からほど近い昔懐かしい民家のrusuにて、個展を開催させていただく運びとなりました。 日本の桜、禅をテーマにした水墨画掛け軸などのアートを展示いたします。 これまでJapanCrossBridge(日本と海外の架け橋)として、日本の美や象徴をモチーフとしたアート作品を海外へ発信して参りました。

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How to paint RYUJIN(龍神)on YouTube

YouTube How to draw RYUJIN 龍神 dragon Suibokuga
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The difference between RYUJIN (龍神) and Dragon

Gold RYUJIN dragon painting art

The difference between 龍(Ryu) and Dragon I started painting 龍(Ryu) and now I am attracted to 龍(Ryu). When we try to translate 龍(Ryu) into English, it is often said “dragon”. However, dragons in European countries and 龍(Ryu) in Eastern countries

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Beautiful Crane birds, Japanese good luck symbol

YouTube video crane bird

Crane birds – Japanese good luck symbol We, Japanese have a deep connection with crane birds since ancient times. The beautiful crane birds can be seen in many occasions, such as Japanese old stories, music, paintings, and so on. Crane

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Japanese traditional painting art SUIBOKUGA 水墨画

Japanese traditional painting art SUIBOKUGO 水墨画

Suibokuga (水墨画)- Japanese traditional painting art Suibokuga is sometimes called Zen Painting. Sumie is painting with ink. And Suibokuga is one of Sumie painting, with the gradation of dark black to light black. Main tool for Suibokuga, “Sumi ink” is

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The reason why cherry trees were planted

Japanese painting art Sakura cherry blossoms

The reason why cherry trees were planted. Have you ever thought about the reason why cherry trees were planted? In Japan, we can see so many cherry trees in everywhere. Many of them are really old, few hundred years old.

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Sensitivity of Japanese painting, Ink painting art “墨絵(Sumie)”

Japanese painting calligraphy Ink art Kakejiku wall decor ZEN circle with Mt Fuji and bamboo

When I started doing calligraphy again, I did not think about painting. Ink painting (墨絵 Sumie) is well known in Japan, and my grandmother used to do Ink painting art, so it was familiar to me too. Plus I liked

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