Mystic Japanese Camphor Tree Line Work Art Print
Mystic Japanese Camphor Tree Hand Drawn Ink Illustration Art Print
Inspired by the over 3000 year old Camphor Tree of Kawago, this illustration was done using a dipping pen and ink. As legend says, the shrine was built into the tree by a holy monk hundreds of years ago. Shinto shrines are created to honour and worship 'kami' (gods) and are also where they live.
Fun fact - A Camphor tree is the same species of tree that Totoro lives in!
"Totoro has animistic traits and has kami status according to his surroundings and being referred to as "mori no nushi," or "master of the forest". Totoro lives in a camphor tree in a Shinto shrine surrounded by a Shinto rope, these are all characteristics of a kami." - Hayao Miyazaki
PRINTED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST
Printed onto beautiful archival, acid-free, fine art matte paper using ChromaLife100+ inks ensuring long-lasting print quality with high definition and brilliant colour.
Each print is made in studio and signed by me, the artist. I then specially wrap and package your artwork.
• Mini prints are wrapped in a glassine paper (water resistant) bag. Glassine paper is 100% recyclable, 100% biodegradable – and it starts from 100% sustainably managed forests. It is then packed in a sturdy cardboard envelope.
• A4 prints are placed with a hard board backing into a cellophane bag. Cellophane differs from plastic as it is made from natural sources such as wood while plastic is made from oil and although it can't be recycled, it is biodegradable! Please reuse if possible.
• A3 prints are wrapped in glassine paper and packed in tubes which have plastic caps. The plastic caps are the only plastic I use in my packaging. These could be quite handy for many purposes, so reuse is strongly encouraged. (Ideas for reuse are drawer organisers for earrings, paperclips, drawing pins or any small items. Could also make a good mini paint palette.).
I always try to add a special touch to my packaging to make the experience more enjoyable and to hopefully bring a smile to my patron's faces.
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