カテゴリー: 知櫻 Chio

Almost summer season

The temperature is steadily going up and it is almost summer. . … [続きを読む Almost summer season]

My old piece

The photo shows my work from a long time ago that was exhibited … [続きを読む My old piece]

Non-conventional “picture” postcards

Just as shown in my last entry, “calligraphy on postcards” is on … [続きを読む Non-conventional “picture” postcards]

New tries of the old style

The photo shows my latest works on postcards. . I tried again co … [続きを読む New tries of the old style]

Juicy greenery

The photo shows my work of about ten years ago.  Its motif is a … [続きを読む Juicy greenery]

Aoi Matsuri Festival

The most famous, popular and important festival in Kyoto, Aoi Ma … [続きを読む Aoi Matsuri Festival]

Memories of my young days—Handmade mask

A very good and longtime friend of mine sent me another handmade … [続きを読む Memories of my young days—Handmade mask]

Agreeable breeze

This is a well-known ancient Chinese poem on good climate of ear … [続きを読む Agreeable breeze]

Happy Mother’s Day

Here is a haiku of irregular rhythm I made around one year ago. … [続きを読む Happy Mother’s Day]

Crane and dragon

These days, people can’t help feeling low. . That is why I searc … [続きを読む Crane and dragon]

Beginning of summer

Today marks the first day of the summer season according to the … [続きを読む Beginning of summer]

Love is the ocean

This is my favorite image, the image of love’s inexhaustibility. … [続きを読む Love is the ocean]

Mother’s 令和

Exactly one year ago, the very first day of this new era, that i … [続きを読む Mother’s 令和]

My name is …

My name as a calligrapher, a pseudonym, is 知櫻. . I tried several … [続きを読む My name is …]

White flowers

Since a Japanese enkianthus tree in my garden is in full bloom n … [続きを読む White flowers]

Another Zen words

The other day I wrote one of the well-known Zen phrases https:// … [続きを読む Another Zen words]

Face masks!

Yesterday I got a couple of cute face masks from a very good, lo … [続きを読む Face masks!]

Dragons!

Both my late first calligraphy teacher and my late mother were b … [続きを読む Dragons!]

Second tries ~ Not perfect yet ~

The other day I wrote about my half-formed idea https://wp.me/p2[続きを読む Second tries ~ Not perfect yet ~]

Rainbow

This phrase is from the solar system terms and it is one of the … [続きを読む Rainbow]

Stay home

This phrase is one of the popular Zen words and it means “Your t … [続きを読む Stay home]

Good memories? Mixed emotions.

Cherry blossoms are beginning to fall.  However, the trees will … [続きを読む Good memories? Mixed emotions.]

THE beginning

It all started here. . The photo shows the very first samples my … [続きを読む THE beginning]

Half-formed idea

I thought calligraphy on round sheets of paper might look cute a … [続きを読む Half-formed idea]

Once upon a time…

I did some copying practice of my first teacher’s samples that h … [続きを読む Once upon a time…]

Lo and behold!

風景異化 I read somewhere it means a scenery may look different to a … [続きを読む Lo and behold!]

Flower gift

Someone came over and offered this flower arrangement for my mot … [続きを読む Flower gift]

Everything changes

Water flows. . Things go away. . Something new happens today. . … [続きを読む Everything changes]

Where happiness resides

It shows “the place happiness is”. . I wrote this to dedicate to … [続きを読む Where happiness resides]

Rainy morning

It was a quiet rainy morning. . Ordinarily, it should have been … [続きを読む Rainy morning]

Symbol of the solar term of this season

“A caterpillar changes into a butterfly.” . Ordinarily, it shoul … [続きを読む Symbol of the solar term of this season]

My ideal as a calligrapher

My ideal as a calligrapher . What I desperately want are: the be … [続きを読む My ideal as a calligrapher]

Life

Today, on March 11th, prayers for life must have been everywhere … [続きを読む Life]

As above, so below

I learned the phrase means what is happening above somewhat coin … [続きを読む As above, so below]

Acorn in a dream

This time <https://wp.me/p2EZhA-2zh&gt;, I had an impres … [続きを読む Acorn in a dream]

Spring breeze

Spring is just around the corner.  And I only remember my late m … [続きを読む Spring breeze]

Springtime

As today falls on Jingzhe, one of the solar terms, which is desi … [続きを読む Springtime]

My time has come!

And at the moment, I am feeling it has begun to flower more and … [続きを読む My time has come!]

Deer in a dream

I had an impressive dream of a young and very gentle-looking dee … [続きを読む Deer in a dream]

Chosen ones

Someone liked these very much and offered to buy them from my sh … [続きを読む Chosen ones]

YouTube channel

I posted a new video on my YouTube channel (chio_art). Check thi … [続きを読む YouTube channel]

R.I.P.

My mother and I created four-parter works last year with her big … [続きを読む R.I.P.]

Huge work of art

The other day, I enjoyed visiting an exhibition of a calligraphy … [続きを読む Huge work of art]

Celebration

This character is often used when celebrating weddings and longe … [続きを読む Celebration]

YouTube channel

I posted a new video on my YouTube channel (chio_art). Check thi … [続きを読む YouTube channel]

Start of the joyful season

According to the old lunar calendar, yesterday marked the beginn … [続きを読む Start of the joyful season]

Visiting shrines

For some years now, I have been interested in visiting shrines a … [続きを読む Visiting shrines]

Big event in March

It is such a pleasure for me to announce that I got an opportuni … [続きを読む Big event in March]

I love taking calligraphy lessons!

The photo shows the tasks for today’s practice session. . It is … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons!]

Stars in winter

Some people are keen on getting to observe meteor showers in the … [続きを読む Stars in winter]