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Re: Momoyama Monochrome Scrolls as Tea Tasting Gifts...

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  • Ylaire
    I like these. They seem to capture the spirit without putting on an obviously false Japanese style. I like them, moreso that you wrote them in your own
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 9, 2011
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      I like these. They seem to capture the spirit without putting on an obviously false Japanese style. I like them, moreso that you wrote them in your own ordinary hand. I really do like them.

      Ylaire Sainte Claire




      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "art_fetish" <art_fetish@...> wrote:
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      > For our annual Christmas Party (aka Yule Feast) I wanted to offer some gifts to those who attended my tea tasting and history class. So, I teamed up with a local artist who is also in the SCA and created these... I did the research, she did the epic art.
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      > *Hand made paper
      > *The themes in each painting is specifically tailored to a period poem
      > *The themes and poems are tailored to a winter tea tasting
      > *The painting are in the sume monochrome style made popular in the Momoyama period.
      > *The scrolls themselves are not period in style..just in spirit.
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      > The primary themes in the paintings are....
      > *Hares *The Moon *Plovers *Bamboo *Pine - all of which are December / winter themes
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      >
      > And so I present...the mini scrolls:
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      > http://img600.imageshack.us/img600/7562/img4181533x800.jpg
      > http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/836/img4182533x800.jpg
      > http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/4098/img4183533x800.jpg
      > http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/7293/img4184533x800.jpg
      > http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/444/img4192533x800.jpg - my favorite scroll
      >
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