My fudes after painting the “TRAVEL” Sho-e
Photo captured by iPhone 6
New way of mixing Sho elements with a pre-made stamp and even my hanko plays a key role in this sho-e! Can you see the Samurai’s helmet?
By using only letters of word H.A.I.K.U I paint here the most famous poem of Master Basho. Hope you could hear the sound of water splash.
Fu-ru (old) i-ke (pond) ya,
ka-wa-zu (frog) to-bi-ko-mu (jumping into)
mi-zu (water) no o-to (sound)
The old pond-
a frog jumps in,
sound of water
(Translated by Fumiko Saisho)
Hojicha is often made from “Bancha” and the tea leaves are roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal. The high temperature alters the green color to reddish brown.