Moku Hanga Japanese water-based technique woodblock print.
Block: All shina plywood.
Ink: aqua water-based with fine mica powder.
Paper: Japanese Shin-Torinoko white.
Size: 8" x 8".
Printed with Murasaki soft baren.
Year produced: 2006.
Created for BarenForum.org print exchange #27 - theme: Mythical Beasts.

Haiku carved into the design:

sapphire sea
an aria ascends
to the sun


First published online at: haigaonline.com.