I’m taking time off from my art, writing, and music to study Zen Shiatsu full time for the next two years. Zen Shiatsu includes massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine, martial art exercises, meditation, and spirituality.
My last trip to Hawaii was in March, and to the Big Island (also known as Hawaii) in 2012. I started a series of paintings depicting some of the flora and fauna of the Big Island then and just signed the backs of 16 paintings today. I decided to use acrylic paints on wood panel. […]acrylic, fauna, flora, Hawaii
Self-publishing sounds like an easy process of writing a book and then publishing it using an online publisher, but it’s more complex when you start to examine what’s involved. Let’s look at some basic considerations and costs for self-publishing an e-book. E-book Publishers While there are many e-book publishers, major publishers include Amazon’s Kindle Direct […]
Have you ever considered publishing a book you’re planning to write or a book you’ve already written? Should you try the traditional publishing route or self-publishing? In general, people first try the traditional route, which involves researching agents and publishers, submitting a query letter to a literary agent or directly to a publisher, and then […]
The text on the inside page of the emakimono reads as follows: Renditon of Choju-Giga, Scroll A, by Masakazu Yoshizawa (1950-2007) The Choju-Giga (Frolicking Animals and People) is a set of four picture scrolls (emakimono) of satirical drawings belonging to the Kozanji Monastery, Kyoto, since the 12th and 13th centuries. Toba Sojo (1053-1140), known as […]emakimono, Japanese art, Japanese scroll art