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Love
Every Mother's Prayer
Chiharu-chan
"Love"
 Sumi ink and watercolor
on handmade paper
H30"xW30"

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"Every Mother's Prayer "
 Sumi ink and watercolor
on handmade paper
H30"xW30"

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"千春ちゃんChiaru-chan"
 Sumi ink and watercolor
on handmade abaca paper
H13"xW17"

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Santorini
Ios
Uttekisei
"Santorini"
  Suminagashi on handmade flax paper
H32"xW27"   
"Ios"
  Suminagashi on handmade flax paper
H32"xW27"   
"雨滴聲[uttekisei](Voice of Raindrops)"
  Suminagashi on handmade flax paper
H15"xW12"   
     
A Winter Morning at Columbia Gorge
Susukino
Two Cranes
     
"A Winter Morning at Columbia Gorge "
  Suminagashi on handmade flax paper
H31"xW26"

"すすき野[susukino] (A Field of pampas grass)"
  Suminagashi on handmade flax paper
H31"xW26"

"Two Cranes "
  Sumi-e on handmade paper made from combination of hemp, abaca and cotton
H11"xW9"
     
Yugasumi
A Day of Spring
Soccer Boy

"Yūgasumi"(The Evening Haze)
Suminagashi
on handmade flax paper
H25"xW19"

"A Day of Spring"
  Suminagashi on handmade abaka paper
H31"xW25"   

"Soccer Boy"
 Sumi ink
on handmade hemp paper
H12"xW15"

     
An Uninterrupted Flow of Thought
Wordless
Sangaku Aoshi

"An Uninterrupted Flow of Thought"
 Suminagashi and indigo dye
on handmade paper - flax and cotton
H27"xW27"

"Wordless "
  Suminagashi and indigo dye
on handmade paper - flax and cotton
H27"xW27"   

"Sangaku Aoshi"
(The Mountains Are Blue)
 Suminagashi and indigo dye
on handmade flax paper
H17"xW13"
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Ray of the Blue Sun
Water Dragon
Bottom of the Universe

"Ray of the Blue Suni"
 Suminagashi and indigo dye
on handmade abaca paper
H17"xW13"   

"Water Dragon"
 Suminagashi on handmade abaca paper, watermarked
H11"xW9"    
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"Bottom of the Universe"
 Suminagashi on handmade abaca paper H8.5"xW10.5"

     
Jibo Kannon
Seyaku Kannon
shazakissa


"Jibo Kannon"
(Loving Mother Quan Yin)
Suminagashi and sumi-e on
handmade hemp paper
H17"xW13" 
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"Seyaku Kannon"
(Medicine-Bestowing Quan Yin)
Suminagashi and sumi-e
on handmade hemp paper
H17"xW13"   
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"Shaza Kissa"
(Sit Down And Have Some Tea)
Suminagashi and sumi-e on handmade hemp paper hōji cha tea leaves added
H17"xW11" 
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Hogejaku
Sunrise


"Hōgejaku" (Throw It Away!)
 Suminagashi and calligraphy
on handmade hemp paper
H16"xW10"
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"Sunrise"
 Suminagashi and calligraphy on handmade paper
H12"xW8"
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Confronting the Sky
Dreams of Perpetual Progress
Sense of Isolation


"Confronting the Sky"
 Suminagashi on handmade paper collage H4.5"xW6.5"


"Dream of Perpetual Progress"
 Suminagashi on handmade paper collage H4.5"xW6.5"


"Sense of Isolation"
 Suminagashi on handmade abaca paper H4.5"xW6.5" 

Jupiter Said
The View near Stevenson
She Is with Me


"Jupiter Said"
 Suminagashi style marbling on handmade recycled paper                                  H17"xW21"
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"The View near Stevenson "
  Suminagashi and indigo dye
on handmade paper - flax and cotton
H12"xW12"
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"She Is with Me "
Sumi ink and water color on handmade hemp paper
H15½ x W12½
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Moon in MY Bed Asleep at Sea
Kotobuki

"The Moon in My Bed "
Suminagashi on handmade paper
H17"xW23" 

"Asleep at Sea "
Suminagashi on handmade paper
H17"xW23"

"Kotobuki"
古(こ)登(と)不(ぶ)支(き) 変体仮名
Suminagashi on handmade paper
H7"xW9"

     
Tsuru Wakamurasaki
Give Us Rain
Near Multnomah Falls from I-84 in January

"Tsuru Wakamurasaki"
Sumi-e on handmade paper
H9"xW7"

"Give Us Rain"
Suminagashi on handmade paper
H13"xW10" 

"Near Multnomah Falls from I-84 in January"
Suminagashi on handmade paper
H12"xW9"

A Flower Hat of Shumshu Island
Void
Your Thoughts Just Flow

"A Flower Hat of Shumshu Island"
Sumi and water color on handmade recycled paper
paper dimensions H16"xW16"   
 not framed

"Void"
 Suminagashi on handmade paper collage H8.5"xW10.5" 

 

"Your Thoughts Just Flow"
 Suminagashi
on handmade paper -flax and cotton
H19"xW19"

 

   

Strong in the Rain
Excursion Permit
Rediscovery

"Strong in the Rain "
 Sumi ink and gold leaf
on handmade paper (hemp, flax, bamboo and abaca)
H12"xW16"

"Excursion Permit "
 Sumi ink on handmade paper (hemp, flax, bamboo and abaca)
H12"xW16"
"Rediscovery "
 Sumi ink on handmade paper (hemp, flax, bamboo and abaca)
H12"xW16"
     
Seion
Yaten no koki
Stary Night
"静穏" [seion](Serenity)
 Sumi ink on handmade paper (hemp and bamboo)
H12"xW16"
"夜天の香氣" [yaten no kōki ]          (Fragrance of the Night Sky)
 Sumi ink on handmade paper (hemp and bamboo)
H12"xW16"
"Starry Night "
 Sumi ink on handmade blue jean paper
H12"xW16"
     
Star Shower
Odoru yama to kuroi mori
Something You Wanted Before
"Star Shower "
 Sumi ink on handmade blue jean paper
H12"xW16"
"踊る山と黒い森" [odoru yama to kuroi mori] (Dancing Mountains and Black Forest)
 Sumi ink on handmade cotton paper
H12"xW16"
"Somthing You Wanted Before "
 Sumi ink on handmade hemp paper
H16"xW12"
     
Reflected Moon
Dscent from the Black Sky
In the Teeth of the Wind
"Reflected Moon "
 Sumi ink on handmade hemp paper
H16"xW12"
"黒い空から降りてくる" [kuroi sora kara oritekuru] (Descent from the Black Sky
 Sumi ink on handmade hemp paper
H16"xW12"
"風を物ともとせず" [kaze wo monotomosezu] (In the Teeth of the Winds)
 Sumi ink on handmade hemp paper
H16"xW12"
   

Handmade Cards - Each card is original and unique. These are a few examples.

Bird and Hearts
Singing Birds width=
Sumi-e bird hearts and kanji love

"Bird and Hearts "
Sumi-e on handmade abaca paper

"Singing Birds"

Sumi-e on handmade abaca paper

"Bird and Hearts (Love) "
Sumi-e on handmade hemp paper
Nichinichi Korekoujitsu
Kouunryusui
Kissako

"Nichinichi Kore Koujitsu"
(Every day is a good day.)

Suminagashi style marbling

"Kōunryūsui"

"Kissako"
(Go and have some tea.)
Recycled cotton paper with rose, mint leaves and hydrangea
Recycled cotton paper with roses
sake cat and mouse

Handmade paper made from recycled white Tshirts with rose, mint and hydrangea

Handmade paper made from recycled Tshirt and blue jeans with rose petals

Sumi-e on handmade paper

 
horse1 sumi-e card
horse2 sumi-e card
squal sumin-e card

"Horse 1"

"Horse 2"
Sumi-e on handmade hemp paper

"Squirrel"

 
Panda at Lunch
Bamboo paper Pandas
6frogs

"Panda at Lunch"
Handmade paper made from cotton and hemp

"My lunch is in the paper."  "So is mine ."
Handmade paper made from bamboo pulp, embossed with bamboo leaves

"6 Frogs"
Handmade paper made from hemp and bamboo.

Blue jean paper Seahorse
Blue jean paper Whale
Cotton paper Giant panda

"Seahorse"
Handmade paper made from blue jeans

"Whale"
Handmade paper made from blue jeans

Kanji characters
Handmade paper made from cotton

Dragon
momiji
summer greeting
"Dragon" Suminagashi on handmade paper

"Momiji" (Japanese maple leaves )
Suminagashi style paper marbling

"Summer Greeting"

Thank you card koi fish
card peace
card zen from The Heart Sutra

"Thank you" koi fish
Suminagashi style paper marbling and sumi-e

"Peace" 遍(へ)移(い)王(わ) 変体仮名[heiwa]
Suminagashi style paper marbling

"Zen" 1
Suminagashi style paper marbling

Shower of blossom
Thank you card
Mt Hood and sun rise

"Shower of Blossom" 花ふぶき [hana fubuki]
Handmade paper

"Thank you" 有難うございまし多(た)
[arigatou gozaimashita]
Suminagashi style paper marbling

"Mt Hood & Sunrise"
Photograph printed on handmade paper

Digital Photography

Pure Heart Zen Mind
Multnomah Falls photo printed  handmade paper 8x10

"Pure Heart Zen Mind"
Digital photography collage
Edition Number 1/10 framed, H24"xW24"

"Mutlnomah Falls Winter"
printed on handmade paper
Paper dimension 8"x10"

Jitsuyō Shodō 実用書道 - Practical use calligraphy

Shojo1
Shojo2
Shojo3

Certificates of merit samples     賞状 見本

Some parts of the names are erased purposely for web use 名前の一部は故意に消してあります。

Letter sample
The Heart Sutra Chinese Verision

Sample letter on hanshi rice paper 9.5"x13"

手紙 半紙に毛筆

 

Rinsho study, A Copy of The Heart Sutra, *Chinese version 17"x 11"

唐人 般若心経, 中国の本から臨書, 日本で最も流布しているのは唐の玄奘訳に2文字を追加

*The most common Japanese version has two addtional characters

     
The Heart Sutra on Konsh
   
A Copy of The Heart Sutra on Japanese kozo konshi paper, 18.5"x9.75"
   
     

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