February 19, 2012

Haiga 771 -Water Haiku 8

Haiku by William J. Higginson (USA). Artwork by myself.
I think Higginson san was a born educator. For a while we exchanged emails, and his replies were always wordy, not in a bad sense, but in a good educational way. I made several haiga for his haiku including that of Alamo.

For this haiku, which I feel is one of his best, I first sketched with a pencil my own hand ( I am left-handed so I drew my right hand). Then I digitized the sketch, played it around some to get the feel of a hand being immersed in the water.

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