Painted by hand using sumi ink and water-soluble gansai pigment on soft washi cards. Words added (also by hand) with a black gel pen.


dandelion, dandelion fluff, seeds, disperse, scatter, migrate, autumn, separation, sadness, loneliness, miss, nostalgia, minimalism, friendship

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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  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinabout 2 years ago

    so sweet! this series reminds me of how I felt when our kids left for college….

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