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Jizo Matcha Party is a series of paintings by Michael Hoffman of six Mizo/monks/bodhisattvas enjoying on another’s company over bowls of matcha.
Michael first painted the broadest strokes in an outline of the jizo and tea in sumi; we then printed those strokes on beautiful German bamboo paper, which was then subsequently painted on again by Michael.
Watercolor on German bamboo paper
Art dimensions: 32” x 13”
About the Artist
Michael Hofmann lived in Japan for nearly 40 years, studying and practicing classic Japanese brush painting with Jikihara Gyokusei, abbot of Kokusei-ji widely considered one of Japan’s greatest manga painters. Michael’s extensive body of sumi-e work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout Japan and the world. He’s also taught sumi-e at universities, museums, and cultural institutions, and has illustrated numerous books.