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Chinese Zodiac 2015 to 2017
Zodiac Animals

As part of my new year's celebration I prepare Zodiac-themed Shikishi every year.

Wild Orchid (Dec 2017)

Of course Shikishi can only be used as a medium for Sumi-e, i.e. the traditional asian painting.
I have very little experience with Sumi-e but I can apparently still throw something together in a pinch.

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A gift for a former colleague
Junpuumanpan 【順風満帆】
(Feb 2018)

"Smooth sailing". Interestingly enough Chinese has a similar 4-characters idiom, but with some difference in terms of ideograms.