Supplemented by resource guides and glossaries of Japanese terms, the three books in THE JAPANESE WAY OF THE ARTIST bring ancient teachings to life:
Living the Japanese Arts & Ways presents 45 essential principles—like wabi, “immovable mind,” and “stillness in motion”—that are universal in the Japanese classic tradition. It received a Spirituality & Health magazine Best Spiritual Books Award.
Brush Meditation provides an extensive introduction to Japanese calligraphy, showing how even the most elemental brush stroke reveals your physical and mental state.
The Japanese Way of the Flower examines practical methods for looking at nature and leads the reader through simple meditations as a prelude to learning how to create simple, elegant ikebana compositions.
H. E. Davey is Director of the Sennin Foundation Center for Japanese Cultural Arts (http://www.senninfoundation.com/) in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Davey's articles on Japanese cultural arts, and his Japanese calligraphic art, have appeared in such magazines as Karate Kung-Fu Illustrated, Furyu—The Budo Journal of Classical Japanese Martial Arts and Culture, The Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Body Mind Spirit, and Yoga Journal. He has also contributed to Japanese publications such as Hokubei Mainichi, the Nichibei Times, and Gendo.
The Japanese Way of the Artist:
Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower
By H. E. Davey
494 pages, 6 x 7 ¾", 135 B&W illustrations and photographs
Paper, ISBN: 978-1-933330-07-5, $19.95
If you are interested in printing an excerpt from THE JAPANESE WAY OF THE ARTIST, or in scheduling an interview with Mr. Davey, please contact Ari Messer at 510-524-8732 x116 or firstname.lastname@example.org.