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Zen Brush Year of the Snake 2013 Zen Art Original Painting for the Chinese New Year Zodiac

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Zen Brush Year of the Snake Original Sumi Ink Painting for the Chinese New Year Zodiac 2013 by Seiko Morningstar, illustrator of Zen by the Brush. In Chinese astrology, the snake is associated with beauty and wisdom. The sinuous serpent embodies esoteric knowledge and spiritual discovery which is why they are sacred to many ancient cultures around the globe.

2013 the Year of the Water Snake begins on February 10, 2013. (moon calendar)

Snake Years are sixth in the cycle, following the Dragon Years, and recur every twelfth year. 1905*1917*1929*1941*1953*1965*1977*1989*2001*2013

You will receive a unique, original sumi ink painting. Size is 4" x 9" on heavyweight watercolor papers, with red seal ( my signature: " sei " = star "ko"= lake) painted by Seiko Morningstar illustrator of Zen by the Brush. Comes with a # 10 red envelope. All wrapped in cello to protect. Beautiful to send seasons greetings to a friend or for your meditation space.

For Birthdays, birth announcement and just to give yourself for luck in the New Year !

Traditional Zen painting is a unique form of art. Zen art is bold, energetic and direct, depicting an image with a few strokes of the brush to capture and express the essence or spirit of the moment. Once a line is put down, it cannot change. But in its direct simplicity, one finds playful profundity that can be appreciated by one and all.

The Snake is strongly related with deep mysticism, valuable wisdom, and knowledge. Most snake people are enigmatic, deep thinking, and maybe the wisest of all Chinese Horoscope signs. A Snake person can evolve to become a philosopher, investigator, scientist, actor, spiritual leader, analyst, doctor, magician, or leader of the back scene.

2013 is the Year of the Snake in the Chinese Zodiac

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Zen Brush Year of the Snake 2013 Zen Art Original Painting for the Chinese New Year Zodiac


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  • Materials: ink, black and white, envelope, watercolor, paper, brush painting
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