Monday, September 13, 2010

Art — paper and edible

Confectioner Toraya discusses the five aspects of wagashi — which was made to complement green tea — as art.


Russian artist Gadelshin Timur Azatovich has created a form of paper art dubbed aogami. (More photos of his amazing work here.)


And below are examples of the traditional Japanese paper-marbling technique of suminagashi.




—Mellow Monk

 

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