Cantaloupe Words by dosankodebbie

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This is an original Etegami painted with sumi ink and water-soluble gansai paints on a soft washi postcard. Etegami is a traditional Japanese folk art that combines simple images with thoughtful words.

I am a professional Japanese-to-English translator and an Etegami artist. Etegami is a traditional Japanese folk art that combines thoughtful words with simple images painted on washi paper.

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  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago

    very sweet!

  • Thank you!! Yes, cantaloupes can be extremely sweet. LOL

    – dosankodebbie

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinalmost 4 years ago

    ahhhhhh….just another favorite to add to my growning list of dosankeodebbie art!!!

  • oxox

    – dosankodebbie

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 4 years ago

    oh that’s wonderful debbie ! love it :))) (and so true)

  • So true and so hard to make effective in my life.

    – dosankodebbie

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely art!

  • Thank you for dropping by! You are very kind.

    – dosankodebbie

  • Chelei
    Cheleialmost 4 years ago

    So true!

  • Isn’t it though? I’m doing a series with other soft fruits and the same quote. Thanks for your encouragement!

    – dosankodebbie

  • avermontgirl
    avermontgirlalmost 4 years ago

    This is great!

  • I’m so glad you like it. : )

    – dosankodebbie

  • Anne  McGinn
    Anne McGinnalmost 4 years ago


  • Thank you. I really appreciate your enthusiasm. (happy dance)

    – dosankodebbie

  • Diane Hall
    Diane Hallalmost 4 years ago

    Oh my, this is just delightful; wise and sweet words to accompany your lovey painting. An instant fave!!

  • Chelei
    Cheleialmost 4 years ago

    Excellent work! Congratulations on your Feature in the Just Fun Group!
    Don’t forget to enter it into the Best of the May Features Challenge!

  • asinglenote
    asinglenotealmost 4 years ago

    this is so awesome!!

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