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This etegami was painted with sumi ink and water soluble gansai paint on a soft washi card. Etegami is a traditional Japanese folk art usually done on postcards, and meant to be sent through the postal service to someone.

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groundhog, woodchuck, awake, asleep, morning, wake up, hibernate, wake, courage, challenge, persevere, persistence

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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  • dosankodebbie
    dosankodebbieabout 2 years ago

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinabout 2 years ago

    its on my list!

  • Yup, it’s nice to have something on my to-do list that I can cross off every day.

    – dosankodebbie

  • JannaKool
    JannaKoolabout 2 years ago

    Wow, what a beauty! Good advice in a lovely drawing, love you style :D

  • Why, thank you very much, JannaKool! So sweet of you to comment!

    – dosankodebbie

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsabout 2 years ago

    yes i will do!!!

  • Nice to be able to think of this as an accomplishment, isn’t it?

    – dosankodebbie

  • Tatjana Larina
    Tatjana Larinaabout 2 years ago

    Very cool creation.

  • Thank you for visiting, Tatjana! You are very kind.

    – dosankodebbie

  • Marriet
    Marrietabout 2 years ago

    I like the message and the image very much. Nicely done.

  • I appreciate your comment so much. More than you realize.

    – dosankodebbie

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