5/23/2006

Shades of Grey

  



a shade of grey
on my cherry blossoms -
sakuranezu







  



a shade of grey
on my willows -
yanaginezu







  



a shade of grey
on my grapes -
budoonezu






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Introducing Traditional Japanese Colors


GREY in Haiku
With LINKS to other colors.



GREEN in Haiku

RED and Daruma san

YELLOW

WHITE in Haiku


Chart of 48 shades of tea (green) and 100 shades of gray of Old Edo
100 rats . yonjuuhatcha hyakunezu 四十八茶 百鼠

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a shade of grey
on my violets -
Edo Murasaki 江戸紫



a present from Sakuo san




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3 comments:

. Gabi Greve said...

Gabi san thank you so much.

I have never seen it before. I know the word [edo-murasaki Edo purple]

It appears as[ 773c59 ]

Wonderful !!

I will keep it my treasures box.

sakuo.

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Thanks a lot Sakuo san!
GABI
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Anonymous said...

Thank you for your precious information on Japanese color.
Those are very helpful to paint pictures of the Edo era.
I could proudly paint Edo with the color sample provided by you.

S.

Anonymous said...

. Colors of my Life .