About the Book
This is a step-by-step guide to creating Etegami, a Japanese postcard art that combines simple hand-painted images with handwritten words on washi postcards. The book is divided into 22 brief chapters that lead the reader through the origins, the materials, the process, and the possibilities of the art of Etegami. It includes links to online suppliers of etegami materials and tools. Please take note of the dimensions and be warned that it is a very SMALL book (60 pages), but it is packed to the gills with content.
Features & Details
Born and raised in Japan, and residing in Hokkaido, home to the Ainu, Japan's indigenous people. Professional Japanese-to-English translator and passionate Etegami artist. Published literary translations include Ainu folklore and the novels of the late, best-selling writer Miura Ayako. Creator of the "Etegami Sampler" series of themed collections of her etegami artworks. Author of A Beginner's Guide to Etegami.