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YouTube videos of Kyoto & Nara temples and shrines visit

We published our Tokyo/Japan Explore spots YouTube videos, about “Kyoto & Nara trip”. There are 8 videos about Kyoto & Nara temples and shrines visit. They are about visiting not well known popular tourist spots (some are famous already though),

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I won an award at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum ZEN art exhibition

I won an award at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, ZEN art exhibition! I am so grateful that so many people voted for my artworks here. It is such an honor to win an award from over 700 artists from all

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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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ZEN circle -Enso-

Golden Enso and Mt. Fuji Japanese painting Kakejiku

ZEN circle ENSO Zen circle is called “Enso”.(円相) Sometimes different “Kanji”(Chinese character) 円窓 is used for “Enso”, represents “round window”, which means our mind’s window. Enso is one of Sumi ink painting (Japanese calligraphy) in Zen. Usually it is drawn

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-ICHIGO ICHIE- ZEN spirit and Japanese tea ceremony

ICHIGO ICHIE 一期一会

“ICHIGO ICHIE”(一期一会)  Have you ever heard phrase “ICHIGO ICHIE”(一期一会) in Japanese? This is ZEN spirit. It means, “once in a life time meeting”. This spirit comes from the Japanese tea ceremony. The Tea ceremony has a deep connection with ZEN

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