A piece of work of the day 32

Festive period 2019 was something very unusual for me, because of the months-long bush fires that flamed up in Australia, particularly east coast and south area over the four states.

All graphics and updates cast by the media were of heartbreaking, and the blaze did not set back on New Years Eve and New Years Day.

Temperature on Saturday and Sunday last week soared to record-breaking high, which coincidentally some source was saying, apart from the subject of bush fires, that the earth took the closest position to the sun in her orbit.

This piece below was drawn while watching the circumstances, with the inspiration driven by my sincere wish of rainfalls and / or something good of element of aqua, embrace all of the burned areas and heal them.   Yep, the motif is completely unrelated to the subject, but this is how I could send my love over.

2019年のクリスマスと年越し、そして新年はこれまでのそれとは異なるものでした。

何か月も続く森林火災がまさに31日から元旦にかけて更に一段と被害が広がり、オーストラリア固有の動物や自然、そして幾つもの小さなコミュニティが燃えて無くなってしまいました。

このパステルは「水」と「悦び」に関するエネルギーを想いながらイメージしたものです。

一見、まったく森林火災とは無関係の絵柄ですが、今猛威を振っているその「火」とは違う水を想う事、そして悲しみや怒りに包まれている今の状況に、亡くなった命たちや対峙している命たちに、癒しの時が少しでもやってくるようにという願掛けの思いを込めました。

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The grid of the day ~ 雨を意図して ~

With my sincerest wish of rainfalls on us.

Currently Australia, particularly NSW state in where Sydney locate, have been suffering from drought and number of places have been burned down by bush fires.

I naturally and spontaneously picked up blue-based, but also some reminded me of our Mother Earth.

I have something to ‘talk’ about all pieces, but i am happy that my NZ greenstone and crystal from Arkansas joined the rock formation.

雨よ降れ降れ🎵☂️ との願いを込めて組んだグリッドには、自然と青い石が増えたような。

でも同時に地球そのもの、空と大地と水も色に入って来てくれて、有難い。

干ばつと森林火災がまだまだ続く、シドニーとニューサウス・ウェールズ州に水の恵みがもたらされますように。

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Anchante, The Japan Blue

 

A hand-dyed Indigo scarf…

My tribe in Japan made it for me from the scratch making the solution with fresh indigo leaves.

This enchanted gift thrilled me, excited me, and shook me.

Why, because there is no clone / copy of this indigo scarf. The solution and weather, and other conditions bring this only beautiful result on the textile, and you will never make exactly the same result in this blue.

Anchante, and thank you for coming to me!

完全なる手作業、手仕事による100%天然の藍のスカーフを日本から受け取りました。製作者である、私の部族仲間の愛を感じながら。

この世にたった一点のスカーフ。宇宙レベルでの出会いに感謝。

Bright afternoon in blue and gold

This was taken at The Rocks, Sydney on last weekend.  Lots of buildings in Sydney city were shone by afternoon sunlight.

The contrast of colors between foreground in gold and background of blue sky was quite impressed to me. I did not have my DSLR with me but my old iPhone did a fair work like below, I think… :-).

It was warm winter afternoon and the crowd around the area was frolic with wines and foods as served by number of stalls at the site. The photo was caught when the light started dimming toward evening. It was a lucky shot, I caught. 🙂

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Coastal blue

I would like to share a couple of images I photographed a couple of months ago.  At that day I had an early appointment near Bondi first in the morning.  I could have left the area after the appointment but I checked my time and found that I could squash short photography time before getting out.  So I did so quickly along Bondi Coastal Walk.

It was same coastal walk that I had taken while ago, but this time I caught in different angles.

It was a little rushed but I had fun enough, and it was nice little memory of summer.

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Coast wind sometimes made me hard to stand still.
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The water at Tamarama area is my favourite in color which are in blue and emerald.

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