|Group:||The Zen Artist|
|Swap Coordinator:||tesscalhoun (contact)|
|Number of people in swap:||2|
|Type:||Type 3: Package or craft|
|Last day to signup/drop:||February 1, 2012|
|Date items must be sent by:||February 29, 2012|
|Number of swap partners:||1|
This swap repeats and will do so fairly often as long as there is interest.
Zen being Zen its hard to put it in to terms what will translate into an art swap that will get participation but here goes.
Zen Art You will create 1 piece of art for 1 partner. Any medium or combination; 2 D flat art must be at last 4 x4 inches, 3 D,sculpture or jewelry can be smaller. Art is very subjective please review your partners profile and try to create something they would like and you would also be proud to own yourself.
Zen Art is impossible to describe and almost as hard to define. The fallowing are a few thoughts from various sources on the subject. I hope this helps in your ability to create Zen Art.
Spontaneous Abstract or literal physical representation of the transcendent feeling or feelings of enlightenment, sense of spirit. Express the purity, simplicity of an object or feeling in your artwork. Zen art; a realm of visual spiritual beauty. Zen art should convey a sense of rest, peace or tranquility when gazed on.
examples: sumi-e painting Haiku poetry Calligraphy / handwriting as an art form Zentangles Collage
Please include translations, explanations of written words or other text included in your art if other than in English.
Recap; I piece of art for 1 partner that conveys a Zen sensibly however you interpret and express it artistically.
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