Re: Momoyama Monochrome Scrolls as Tea Tasting Gifts...
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "art_fetish" <art_fetish@...> wrote:
> 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.
> *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.
> The primary themes in the paintings are....
> *Hares *The Moon *Plovers *Bamboo *Pine - all of which are December / winter themes
> And so I present...the mini scrolls:
> http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/444/img4192533x800.jpg - my favorite scroll