Tag: calligraphy art

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 art exhibition

ZEN art exhibition information

We are participating in ZEN art exhibition, coming November 17th~21st, 2021. It is held at bono Sagami-Ono, South mall 3rd floor, (beside Sagami-Ono station) Sagamihara city, Kanagawa prefecture : about 30 mins by Odakyu-line rapid-express from Shinjuku station November 17,

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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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World heritage Mt. Fuji

World heritage Mt. Fuji picture in Suibokuga

World heritage -Mt. Fuji Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, the altitude of 3,776m. It is well known not just in Japan but in the world as the world heritage site. The reason Mt. Fuji was selected as

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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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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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Bamboo forests in Tokyo – hidden bamboo forest spots

Tokyo bamboo forest Travel guide hidden spots

Finding small Kyoto in Tokyo – hidden Bamboo forest in Tokyo Bamboo trees symbolize Japanese ZEN culture. When you are in Bamboo forest, you feel very calm and helps you meditate. Many bamboo forests are in Kyoto, or secluded area.

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Kakejiku style wall decoration – Fukuro obi belt

Fukuro obi Kakejiku style Japanese painting art Crane bird, Sakura, Koi fish

Fukuro Obi belts are precious obi belts for Japanese Kimono. They are usually made with silk, having Japanese patterns. Shiny silk threads create beautiful and gorgeous looks. These obi belts can become gorgeous decorations by themselves. Kakejiku style wall decorations

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Japanese Kakejiku – good luck item

Unique tiger & bamboo Japanese painting Kakejiku hanging scroll

“Japanese Kakejiku (Kakemono)“ -good luck item   “Japanese Kakejiku (Kakemono)” is a hanging scroll used to display and exhibit paintings and calligraphy art.   Traditional Japanese rooms usually have a “Tokonoma”- a special space (alcove) to display “Kakejiku”.   Most

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