Kisshou watercolor on rice paper.
for pilar, ~impersonalinfo
, as a prize for winning the first place in a #the-haiku-club
caption on the right in japanese:
真の我にカエルshin no ga ni kaeru
Back to the Genuine Me
on the left in chinese:
year of Guisi, first day of third month,
in japanese, frog is called "kaeru", and it is exactly the same pronunciation with 'return' or 'go back'.
the message in this artwork is to encourage all to emerge from the background (just as the frog stands out from the surrounding green) and be yourself.
reference photo by *AngiWallace
, Tree Frog
and Tree World : Canopy level