Since the flower blooms in the fall, the chrysanthemum signifies joy and beauty despite the oncoming winter. Although beautiful, chrysanthemums hold various meanings across different time periods and cultures, both positive and negative. Victorians used chrysanthemums to show friendship and well-wishing. Buddhists use the chrysanthemum as offerings due to their powerful Yang energy. In China,… Read More The Ink Art : CHRYSANTHEMUM AND ROCK
The Japanese have proclaimed the chrysanthemum as their national symbol. And celebrate the ‘Festival of Happiness’ every year in honour of the chrysanthemum. They believe that a chrysanthemum petal at the bottom of a wine glass will bring you a happy and healthy life.
I love this kind of painting; it’s meditation. And rice paper does not allow tracing, or is it forgiving. Especially if you are leaving just the contour. That’s makes it so attractive for me. It resembles a real-life situation. Even if you have a perfect blueprint while replicating it, you make it your own, thanks… Read More The Ink Art : Foo Dog painting on rice paper