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The Artist

Hiro Odaira (www.hiroodaira.com) the creator of Washi Art, which is made from a premium sustainable harvested plant fiber and presents an ethereal beauty to any setting for your featured walls, screens, doors, tables, amongst others.His work is entirely handcrafted based upon 500-year-old traditional techniques preferred by the Emperors of Japan.However, his traditional methods of applying Washi uses Washi as media. The approach of the artwork is extremely unique due to its flexibility and ability to work in concert with various types of surroundings and projects.Washi media encompasses the client’s outlook and input of color schemes, dimensions, textures,patterns and any other specifications. The artwork is all-natural with no added acids or chemicals, and produces no emissions. The pigments consist of natural dyes, stone, and/or tannin juice, very occasionally metal powder is used.


The New York Times article nytimes
Hiro Odaira/ Precious Pieces, Washi Artist on TeNY – Youtube