23.07.2024 Tue


Sumi Lines Dancing Freely

The Chinese character “river” is written with three str […]

The Lines that Form a Pair; a Firm Sense of Existence

“Eternal” and “Moment” A single line races through spac […]

Brushes, Sumi, Inkstone

To one side of a table covered with washi paper in the […]


Near Lake Yamanaka at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Toko Shinod […]

Tanboku: Living in Sumi

Thinned sumi readily penetrates washi paper, and forms […]

Gifu: Home of the Heart

When she is making sumi on her inkstone, Shinoda says, […]