Happy New Year! 2014: Year of the Horse Nengajo

Happy New Year! 2014: Year of the Horse Nengajo

Happy New Year! Above is my design for this year’s new year’s card (nengajo, 年賀状). In Japan, January 1 marks the start of the next animal in the Chinese zodiac, and it’s a tradition to send out New Year’s postcards with the year’s zodiac animal on it. This is the Year of the Wood Horse, […]

Year of the Water Snake – New Year Card 2013

Year of the Water Snake – New Year Card 2013

A couple of weeks ago I finally finished my new year card. I know, I know, a few weeks late…but I’m almost a week early for the Chinese New Year so let’s just say the card is multitasking… This is my third linoleum block print, so I think I’m starting to get a handle on […]

New Beginnings: Year of the Rabbit

New Beginnings: Year of the Rabbit

2011 is the Year of the Metal Rabbit. They say it’s a year of peace, and that learning and education is a focus. You could call it a coincidence, but it’s also the year that I’m returning to school. Towards the end of last year I decided to go back to school for graphic design. […]