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dedication my Kakejiku Ryu painting to Ryu temple

I had a grateful opportunity to dedicate my RYU painting kakejiku to RYU temple. With the early morning prayer by the head priest, and meditation, I had a precious moment at the temple. It is such an honor to be

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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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Dragon Art Festival in Yurakucho 2022

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20th ZEN art exhibition in Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

ZEN art exhibition in Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum
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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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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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Guardian god Tiger on Kakejiku art

Tiger on Kakejiku art Tigers are one of the very popular subjects on Japanese Kakejiku art. Kakejiku is Japanese traditional hanging scroll. It is hung on the wall in Japanese style room, especially on alcove “Tokonoma”, since ancient time. Tiger

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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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Japanese traditional Emakimono 絵巻物 scrolls and landscape scenery scroll

Making Emakimono style Japanese scenery painting art scroll

Japanese EMAKIMONO style hanging scroll First of all, what is EMAKIMONO?? Emakimono – “E” means “pictures”, “makimono” means “scroll” in Japanese. Emakimono is a Japanese traditional horizontal scroll which tells stories with pictures. From right side, we unroll the scroll

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