Etegami (e= "picture"; tegami= "letter/message") are simple drawings accompanied by a few apt words. They are usually done on postcards so that they can be easily mailed off to one's friends. Though etegami has few hard-and-fast rules, traditional tools and materials include writing brushes, sumi ink, blocks of water-soluble, mineral-based pigments called gansai, and washi postcards that have varying degrees of "bleed." They often depict some ordinary item from everyday life, especially items that bring a particular season to mind.
Oh, it truly DOES count! The words....the painting... PERFECT!ReplyDelete
Happy April Debbie!
♥ Robin ♥
It should do!ReplyDelete
I love mandalas, and adding strawberries can only make them better :) Love your "Find joy in the ordinary" too!ReplyDelete