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CHIGIRIE
Chigirie(Paper painting)
-----What is it?
Reference books
Chigirie tools
Shikishi board
Chigirie-card
Chigirie kit
Chigirie works by Morito kei
Chigirie gallery:
-- paper paintingworks by
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Yoshioka Michiko
JAPANESE
PAPER GOODS
IKI coaster
UKIYOE coaster
NINGYO shiori
Paper baloon
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GLOSSARY
atsu- : thick
-gami(-kami) : paper
harusame : spring rain
itajime : clamped between pieces of wood
kami(gami) : paper
muji- : plain-color
mura- : ombre, shading
nagare- : stream
unryu : dragon-in-cloud
usu- : thin
washi : japanese paper
-zome : dyed



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Chigirie or Painting with Japanese paper



What kind of painting is Chigirie?

  These pictures are painted with dyed Japanes Washi Paper torn with finger tips instead of paint like oil paint or water color stuff.
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How to compose Chigirie?
   You tear Washi Paper into a form of leaf of camellia and then ....
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Everyone's Gallery



Everyone's Gallery: Space 3

  You can enjoy viewing some Chigirie works (Paper Painting) by our customers.


Everyone's Gallery: Space 2

   You can enjoy viewing some Chigirie works (Paper Painting) by our customers.


Everyone's Gallery: Space 1

  You can enjoy viewing some Chigirie works (Paper Painting) by our customers.




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Usugami-murazome

  Usugami (o.k.a.Tengujoushi) meaning 'thin paper' in Japanese is the thinnnest Washi paper in the world.
It's transuparent.
Murazome literally means being dyed unevenly or blocky, as you see in the image.


Atsuwashi-saganzome

  Atsuwashi means thick paper. This Washi paper is dyed with sandstone-like image.
It is reversible.

sandstone


Harusameshi-murazome

  This is water marked Washi paper on which patterns are added by dropping water . In general, paper with pattern of tiny round holes is called "Harusameshi", meaning spring rain in Japanese.Harusameshi is thin paper, but not as thin as Usugami.


Atsuwashi-itajimezome

   Itajimewashi is a paper which is folded, clamped between pieces of woodand then dyed being dipped in dye liquor. "Ita-jime" means "clamped between pieces of wood" in JapaneseMurazome literally means being dyed unevenly or blocky.


Unryushi-murazome

   Unryushi is characterized by containing strands of fiber that gives us an image of "dragon flying in the cloud" just as the name implies in Japanese.


Usugami-mujizome

   This is very thin paper which is piece-dyed in solid color whithout shading. Please notu: sometimes it is slightly shaded in some part because of the piece-dying.
It's transuparent.


Usugami-nagarezome

   Nagarezome literally means being dyed water-flow-like, as you see in the images. It's transuparent.
This is the most popular paper for the back ground of pressed flower art.



Usukouzoshi-murazome

   Usukouzoshi is medium-thick WP, thickker than Usugami but thinner than Atsuwashi.
Murazome literally means being dyed unevenly or blocky, as you see in the image.

What's new?

September 11 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-801-B, the item with "new"mark.
September 10 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-842-B, the item with "new"mark.
September 2 2010 A new item has been added: Oana-rakusuishi-murazome(water marked Washi paper with big holes)
August 23 2010 A new item has been added: Atsuwashi: muji-zome(Plain Dying in black color)
August 15 2010 You can now purchase Shikishi board; we uploarded a new web page "Chigirie board, or Shikishi board".
August 13 2010 Three new colors have been added to Harusameshi-murazome paper: the items with "new" mark:
August 12 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-88-C, the item with "new"mark.
July 29, 2010 A new color has been added to Harusameshi-murazome paper: the item with "new" mark: HJ-59-B
July 26, 2010 A new web page has been added: Reproduction Chigirie-card
July 25, 2010 A new color has been added to Harusameshi-murazome paper: the item with "new" mark: HJ-828
July 24, 2010 A new color has been added to Harusameshi-murazome paper: the item with "new" mark: HJ-827
July 19, 2010 A new color has been added to Usugami-murazome paper: the item with "new" mark: U-281(aquamarine)
July 16, 2010 A new color has been added to Usugami-murazome paper: the item with "new" mark: U-282
July 9, 2010 A new color(red) has been added to Usukouzo-murazome paper: the item with red mark.
July 8, 2010 Two new colors have been added to Usugami-murazome paper: the items with "new" mark: U-279, U-278
July 6, 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-778, the item with "new"mark.
July 2, 2010 24 Mini Chigirie Kits have been added to Chigirie Kit: Mini Chigirie Kit
July 2, 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-997, the item with pink mark.
July 1, 2010 A new color has been added to Atsuwashi-itajimezome paper: S-230, the item with pink mark.
June 29, 2010 A new color has been added to Usugami-nagarezome paper: the item in image of blue sky with white clouds.
June 18, 2010 New colors have been added to Usukouzo-murazome paper: the items with red mark.
June 17, 2010 We added a new web page: Which paper to choose to paint flowers and etc.















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