Moku hanga Japanese method. Print title: "Birch Spirit". Paper size: 6.5" x 15" Blocks: Birch plywood. Paper: Japanese handmade Washi- Masa Dosa. Inks: Black - neri zumi and Guerra pigment dispersion. Fine mica powder mixed into inks. Hand-rubbed with Murasaki baren. Created: March 2009.
Tanka poem handwritten on print:
Lady of the woods a beacon to the stream this white birch tree-- her parchment bark poems float into opal twilight.