Limited Edition of 100
8" x 10" print on watercolor paper with
11"x14" double matboard
Comes with a signed artist certificate
|Tatehiza is a sitting position in iaido and roughly translates to "standing
or raised knee". Anyone who has sit in tatehiza for any length of time know it can be particularly uncomfortable. But during feudal days of Japan, the Samurai would sit in Tatehiza while wearing armor. Tatehiza is one way to "comfortably" sit while wearing armor and still be able to respond to an attack.
"This is a very loose drawing style with both glazing and wet-on-wet watercolor techniques. The position of tatehiza is an older style of sitting as opposed to seiza and tatehiza is typically more uncomfortable. Being able to sit well in tatehiza is a worthy goal to work towards. I am very pleased with the overall look of this piece and the clam yet alert rendition of the tatehiza position."
-- Guy --
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