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Youna Matsushita Japanese Calligraphy Wall Art - Raijin "雷神"

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"雷神" - Raijin

The God of Thunder, embodies the awe-inspiring force of thunderstorms in Japanese mythology, representing power, strength, and the elemental fury of nature. This character symbolizes the electrifying might of thunder, evoking imagery of crashing bolts, rumbling skies, and the dynamic energy of storms.

What occasions warrant its invocation?

The character "雷神" holds profound significance within traditional Japanese calligraphy and cultural symbolism. It serves as a venerable emblem, enriching artistic compositions and conveying the majestic essence of thunder as both a natural phenomenon and a deity. "雷神" is intricately woven into the tapestry of Japanese arts, reflecting the reverence for nature, spiritual awe, and artistic expression.

The Panel 

This exquisite calligraphy is elevated by a unique canvas of white wood panels transformed into a stunning brown and gold backdrop. Youna's masterful strokes blend with the rich hues, creating a captivating fusion of earthy tones and shimmering metallic accents. This distinct choice of background imbues the artwork with warmth, depth, and a sense of timeless elegance, setting it apart from traditional white canvases. The interplay of textures and colours adds dimension and character, enhancing the overall beauty and allure of the calligraphy, making it a truly exceptional piece that commands attention and admiration.

Our Artisan - Youna Matsushita

Youna Matsushita is a talented and unique freedom Japanese calligrapher who has found her own creative voice through her passion for the art form.
Raised in the rural countryside of Yamaguchi Prefecture and spending her childhood on a small island in the Seto Inland Sea, Youna developed a love for nature and the great outdoors. Her introduction to calligraphy came from a friend and was not a formal class, allowing her to express herself freely and openly with the brush.
Her calligraphy is characterized by bold, dynamic brush strokes, a departure from traditional rules and conventions, delicate lines, and a captivating beauty that radiates from each character she writes.
Her background, including her grandfather's painting and her career in architecture, has given her a unique perspective and artistic vision that shines through in her work.
Today, Youna continues to write every day and expresses her love of nature and the sounds around her through her calligraphy.

■  Size: 29.7 cm x 42 cm

■  Material: Wooden Panel with Washi Mounting

■  Only 1 Exclusive Available

■  Hand-written by Youna Matsushita, freedom Japanese calligrapher

■  Does not come with metal fittings such as wall hanging.