Bamboo

Bamboo stands for earth, the greenery of earth and the nourishment provided by the same. It is a tree that nourishes and protects, hence it is a symbol of protection as well as luck.

What is it good for: It is good for bringing luck to a house. It is also a symbol of growth in life, wealth and relationships. It is also good for protection against harmful chi.

Where to keep it: Put bamboo paintings in house or at work place. It can enhance positive growth in career and in relationships. There are no restrictions on where to keep the bamboo paintings.

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Cherry Blossom Painting

Try to decorate your home with positive energy. The more positive energy you have around yourself, the better your life would be. By using positive flower paintings, you improve the “positive energy ” around you which brings more happiness, better health, good luck, and good fortune to you.

Cherry Blossoms – The blossoming Cherry represents freshness and innocence in a living being. It represents the commencement of something new. Therefore, it’s an ideal painting for a newly wed couple.

The flower paintings are recommended in bedrooms of couples facing relationship problems. The ‘Positiveenergy’ produced by Cherry Blossom paintings is said to improve longevity of relationships.

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Insect Paintings

Japan’s culture has an interesting relationship with Insects. They call ” Mushi”. Japanese people are mostly not feared from, but admired and respected the Insects. They enjoy listening to singing Insects, observing the behaviour of fighting Insects and in some areas even they eat Insects too. In Japan they keep Beetles as pet and you can buy a veriety of beetles and their breadeeing supplies in stores. Popularity of live Beetles are no less than that of cats and dogs.

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In art mainly they use Cicadas, Dragonflies, Spiders, Fireflies and different types of Beetles. Cicadas represent the warm Summer. Fireflies usually represent a special event in the life of the characters where as singing evoke curiosity and sense of exploration. Spiders are mainly used as a sigh of danger. Dragonflies are another commonly used insect , usually to give the sense of a bigger picture; despite what just happened in the plot, it is but an insignificant event and life around is still going on.

Landscape

Landscape painting, also known as Landscape Art, is the depiction in art of landscapes – natural scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers, and forests, especially where the main subject is a wide view . Landscape views in art may be entirely imaginary, or copied from reality with varying degrees of accuracy.

The Japanese have developed a strong bond with Mount Fuji, and the history of Japanese art shows it. Fuji appears very often in art because it has long been admired, even revered, as a symbol of beauty. It has been considered lucky to see the mountain when it is colored red by the early morning sun.

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