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Becoming A Buddha, Zen Calligraphy With A Playful Note
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Becoming A Buddha, Zen Calligraphy With A Playful Note Painting

Nadja Van Ghelue

Painting, Ink on Paper

Size: 18 W x 53 H x 0.1 D in

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Ink and Japanese watercolors on rice paper. This Zen calligraphy and painting ' Becoming A Buddha' is brushed on rice paper with brownish black ground sumi ink. It is mounted on a matte, calming green silken scroll. The hanging scroll has a natural wooden roller at the bottom and is ready to be hung on the wall. I have brushed this calligraphy 'Becoming The Buddha' depicting a yogini with a playful Zen note. This calligraphy says: "Directly Pointing To The Human Mind; Seeing Into One’s Nature Is Becoming The Buddha." 直 指 人 心 jikishi jinshin 見 性 成 佛 kenshō jōbutsu The size of the scroll in cm: 135 x 45,5 x 0,2 cm. The width of the scroll without the rollers is 36 cm or 14 inches. The scroll will be shipped rolled in a traditionally-made silk box.

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Painting:Ink on Paper

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:18 W x 53 H x 0.1 D in

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My artwork comprises Zen calligraphy, watercolor and ink paintings, and abstract calligraphies. My mediums are ink, watercolors and natural pigments on rice paper, mainly Xuan paper. I wield the Chinese and Japanese brush, preferably the flexible sheep's hair brush. Many of my Zen calligraphies express the Emptiness teaching from the Heart Sutra, which has been the original inspiration for my Japanese calligraphy artwork. Other calligraphies focus on the teachings of the Diamond Sutra, Platform Sutra, or depict Zen koan, Zen poetry or single kanji. In my watercolors and ink paintings I strive for a pictorial synthesis of the subject, in the spirit of Japanese ink painting, using bold washes and vivid brush strokes.

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