Echizen washi comes to us from Fukui Prefecture, a very famous paper-making area in western Japan. It is a region that is most recognized for production of Japan’s notable paper currency. Echizen Washi is a special collection of paper with a sheen. Hikkake, the brocade-like patterns on surface of some of the Echizen papers are created…

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No, you are not looking at a watercolor painting…..Look more closely at the images….don’t be fooled by a first glance…. Artist Aleksandra Domanovic took three stacks of paper; each with 7,500 sheets!, and used an inkjet printer to achieve this wonderful effect.  Pretty profound, I think. found via illusion scene 360

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