Painting Journals with Japanese colored papers.
Visit my gallery for viewing more works.
↓ギャラリーはこちら

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Year of the Dragon


"Dear Dragon"Miki Ohno

Torn Japanese colored paper and acrylic resin on 10.12 × 14.33 inches paper board.
25.7×36.4cmのペーパーボードに和紙をアクリル樹脂で貼りつけています。

It's common in Japan to send new years card with images of each animal of the year in Chinese Zodiac.  These 12 animals were applied to the numeral for easy understanding of time concept among people in ancient China.
年賀状用に描いて1月7日に完成しました...。私の中でドラゴンといえば武道でもゲーム
でもなく、エルマーの乗るシマシマのやつです。もっちりしていて、おしりがZiggyに似ています。

My stable image of dragon is the striped "My Father's Dragon" , whose butt looks massive as Ziggy's.




Ziggy is better at climbing than flying.  He got this tower for a happy holiday gift. 
タワーを手に入れたよ♪




4 comments:

  1. your cats are charming and pretty. "dear dragon" is a lovely interpretation for year of the dragon.
    i'm amazed at the luminosity you achieve with your unusual technique. it's as if each piece is lit from within. beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Your kind comment encourages me a lot since I'm having more difficulty these days to create with confidence. Thank you.

    ReplyDelete
  3. 日本語でも大丈夫ですか?笑
    実はいつも拝見させてもらってます!
    立派なタワーでご満悦ですね(*´ω`*)

    ReplyDelete
  4. ひぃさんにご覧頂いて嬉しいです!
    お絵描き終わりと共に約ひと月ごとの更新というていたらくですが
    ブリショ親目線ふくめ今後ともよろしくお願い申し上げます。

    ReplyDelete