Tag: Japanese art

47th ZEN art selected Ginza Exhibition 2022

47th ZEN Art Selected Ginza Exhibition was held from April 12th to April 17th in Ginza, Tokyo. Thank you very much for this opportunity! It was a wonderful experience, thank you so much!!

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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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Sakura cherry blossoms Japanese Suibokuga painting & cherry blossoms history in Japan

Cherry blossoms painting and history YouTube video

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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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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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Miniature Orizuru art

tiny miniature orizuru

Orizuru is a crane bird made with Origami. Origami is Japanese traditional paper art and kids activities. It is said to be brought to Japan by Buddhist monks around the sixth century, however there is no evidence about this and

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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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3D painting Japanese world art in jewelry

How to make 3D Japanese painting jewelry

I always love to express Japanese beauty and symbols in art, such as paintings and jewelry. Making Japanese scenery in 3D paintings in accessories is one of my favorite ways of expressing them. Using resin allows me to make 3D

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