Imperfect Identical Hieroglyph

$ 200.00

Full color Dharma Wheel artist's print


A sentence rendered by a string of hieroglyphs must be one with a distinct purpose. The effort required to craft that sentence is significant and, more often than not, requires stone to be chiseled. Storytelling must be direct and to the point, with all extraneous information culled. In this context, I've often wondered if poetry exists in such an ancient language.

The difference between a chisel and a quill - or a paintbrush - is profound. The written versions of several Eastern languages are built around the use of pictographs, many of which are as old as hieroglyphics. The pictographs are fluid and poetic, not just in the way they allow stories to be told, but in how they are drawn with a brush or a quill. 

This wheel is my poem - and a personal hieroglyph - rendered with a quill, in purple.

Materials: Full color laser print on 32 lb. white bond 

Dimensions of artwork: Approximately 10" x 10" on 20" x 20" board, framed 20" x 20"

Edition: First – 500 impressions. Each print is signed and numbered.

Ready to hang: Yes, if purchased in the frame




Silk Dharma is a one man enterprise. As such, every order is filled by me personally and will be sent as quickly as possible. In many cases, especially with the full color prints, your order will be created on demand because I do not maintain inventory. Original artworks are created beforehand and will be sent quickly.
If you need your order sent to you by a specific date, please let me know and I will do everything possible to accommodate your need. If the order queue becomes substantial, I will let you know. My goal is to have your order delivered - in your hands - within seven business days. I hope you will find this satisfactory.


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