Mantifang glossary

Mantifang glossary: find your East Asian hobby words Find words in Japanese, Korean, Chinese and English. For other languages, you just use the Google page translator. Use it on your desk top or mobile. A B C D E F  G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z The culture of Japan, Korea and China is … Continue reading Mantifang glossary

“QubiQ” nature.

[:en]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:nl]For Mickey Paulssen, making a scape is always an adventure that first takes place in her head. An adventure of possibilities and limitations. The used aquarium for example. Its design often limits the creative challenge. This does not apply to the Superfish QubiQ 30 used here. And the best part is: this aquarium is not only suitable for every scape, but also for every wallet.[:]

Mickey Paulssen scaping

Next, to be a traditional artist Mickey Paulssen is using zen and the lessons of Takashi Amano San to make here scapes. For her traditional art Page She started with the design of aquariums. Someone told her that she did this in a Japanese way, and so she came on the aquascape and discovered the … Continue reading Mickey Paulssen scaping

Mickey Paulssen

Sometimes I want more than a flat surface to shape my inspiration. Mickey Paulssen followed the studio nude and realism at the Academy for Visual Arts Genk. She got lessons in abstract and realism there. Of course painting, drawing and etching were the main subjects. Art history formed the foundation of all this. She trained … Continue reading Mickey Paulssen

[:en]Shikibu and Watercastle Arcen[:nl]Waterburcht Arcen: volgens Shikibu Castle of Nishikigoi[:]

[:en]"The Grand Champion, I may assume, is the one who won the beauty contest, the white and red of that fish gives me a sense of clarity, of immaculate." "True", I answered. "She is called in Japanese Kohaku which means" of a clear feeling.[:nl]"The Grand Champion, I may assume, is the one who won the beauty contest, the white and red of that fish gives me a sense of clarity, of immaculate." "True", I answered. "She is called in Japanese Kohaku which means" of a clear feeling.[:]

Social Media

Mantifang social-media about Korea - Japan - China. The Mantifang publishes Social Media channels and this website to promote the culture of East Asia, namely Korea, China and Japan. Our editor in Chief Hugo J. Smal is responsible for all content. For questions or remarks, you can use the contact form below. General  FB-profile   Hugo … Continue reading Social Media

R.I.P. Takashi Amano San

Takashi Amano san; our master! Takashi Amano is the founder of the "Japanese aqua-scape". After his career as a cyclist, he started painting, nature photography and arranging aquariums. At first, he only had an eye for the fish, but slowly he started to apply the Zen technique. Zen came from China, via Korea to Japan … Continue reading R.I.P. Takashi Amano San