A Meditation in Ink #2: Bamboo Study, One of the Four Gentlemen

The first lesson in Japanese Ink Wash Technique is painting the series of 'The Four Gentlemen' plants, where the bamboo represents the second of these (First of The Four Gentlemen: Orchid). The bamboo is a noble plant because of its strength and flexibility. The leaves are painted in a series of short strokes, the number … Continue reading A Meditation in Ink #2: Bamboo Study, One of the Four Gentlemen

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Photo Share #5: Taiwan Maple Bonsai

A photo a Taiwan trident Maple bonsai. I take photos of the animals in their natural environments and hence I do not disturb them, they are found, photographed and left as I found them.   Japanese Maple, Poem by © Clive James.   References The New Yorker - First published the poem The Guardian- More information about … Continue reading Photo Share #5: Taiwan Maple Bonsai