Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed, crisp lines. Full original margins (note "kento" marks bottom margin edge and bottom corner). Original Meiji-era uncut set-of-4 vintage "tanzaku" (narrow "poem slip" format) prints of birds/flowers/bamboo designs done as "azuri-e" (shades of blue). Pre-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Dog Sympathy Card - Dog Poem on Front
Dog Sympathy Card - Pawprints Dog Spelled Backwords Poem design by Julie Alvarez Poem on Front of Card: When God had made the earth and sky the flowers and the trees, He then made all the animals the fish, the birds and bees. And when at last He'd finished not one was quite the same. He said, "I'll walk this world of mine and give each one a name." And so He travelled far and wide and everywhere He went, a little creature followed Him unt...
I love the colors but need some purple for either the flowers or a feather with the birds flying off...under camrons bday as and I'll have a poem down the inside of my arm going down to the woman I have holding an umbrella
Romantic Poem - Original Acrylic Painting Art 16’’ x 12’’ on Canvas Board (Meadow, English Cottage, Birds, Flowers, Spring, Patch, Happy)
Following on from the success of Nature's Day, this beautiful activity book by the same author and illustrator shows children how to interact with their surroundings. Activities include spotting different leaves, birds, flowers, and insects, how to make plaster-cast animal tracks, how to mimic birdsong, and how to write a poem inspired by a walk in the woods. This activity book will inspire children to discover the world of wonder that awaits on their doorstep.
With 30 pages of colorfully illustrated watercolors covering both the left and right page, and 15 quizzical poems that ask the age old questions we have all pondered: ○ Is a zebra white with black stripes or is he black with white stripes? ○ Did you ever consider eating toast and jam for breakfast, lunch and dinner? ○ What color does a chameleon turn when he sits on a pink hibiscus flower? ○ Do birds wash under their wings when they bathe?