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The Bay - Ten Ox Herding - Part 3
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The Bay - Ten Ox Herding - Part 3

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The Bay - Ten Ox Herding - Part 3 - Art Print / Framed Print.

Once all of the physical and mental adversities were conquered, "The bay of dream waves" was finally found. Through the gruelling process of sheer physical and mental exhaustion, there comes a state of true enlightenment. A realisation that the deeper part of the mind is in fact observing you. This is the glimpse into your true mind at work.

About the Ten Ox Herding project

This project is a collaboration with my friend Shinji Asai. It is a surfer's search of the true nature of the mind, based on the story from "Ten Ox Herding".

Ten Bulls or Ten Ox Herding is a series of short poems and accompanying drawings used in the Zen tradition to describe the stages of a practitioner's progress toward enlightenment and her or his return to society to enact wisdom and compassion.

Shinji wrote the story in Japanese for each step:

見牛
夜が明ける 茨の道を抜けた先
語り継がれる 伝説の湾へ 導かれた
彼方から押し寄せる波が 陽光を浴び 金色に輝いている
気がつけば 傷だらけの身体は著しく
震えていた精神は 揺らがぬ物になっていた
何か深い意識が 心の奥底に芽生えている


and Tim Crowe translated it into English:

"After conquering many physical and mental adversities, the ‘Bay of Dream Waves’ is finally discovered. By going through sheer physical and mental exhaustion, you have the realization that the deeper mind is observing you. Offering a glimpse of your true mind."

The Kanji and stamp is made by Shinji's brother Junichi Asai.

The print: Gallery quality archival Giclee prints on Jonas favourite paper - Hahnemühle Photo Rag, a white, 100% cotton paper with a smooth surface texture. Available with or without a matte/ border, and with or without a black/ white wood frame.

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Sizing: The print dimensions listed are for the size of paper it is printed on including the white border. All frames and mattes adds to the sizing.

Size example 1: On a 10x10" print with a matte, the matte will have outside dimensions of 13x13".

Size example 2: On a 16x16" print with a matte and frame, the frame will have outside dimensions of 20x20".

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  • JD
    judy D.
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    2 months ago
    Pow Surf 1 - Print/ Framed Print
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    Pow Surf 1 - Print/ Framed Print
    Rated 5 stars
    Pray for Snow

    Beautiful! Nice heavy paper, nicely wrapped and perfect on arrival. We love Jonas’ art. This is our 4th print. We order the medium which fits perfectly in our 20 X16 frame and we change out the prints every few months. I would have one for every month if I could. We would advise getting it out of the cylinder promptly to avoid that stubborn roll. Let it Snow!

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    Jonas Claesson Shop
    2 months ago

    Hi Judy,

    So nice to hear you are happy with the print, and the other prints! Hope you are getting some snow soon. Probably wont see any here in Australia for a long time :)

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    Mike H.
    8 months ago
    Inktober Narwhal - Print/ Framed Print
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    Inktober Narwhal - Print/ Framed Print
    Rated 5 stars
    Excellent mmmmmmm Expandable

    I didn't buy it and it looks like a narwhal ;)

  • EF
    Ed F.
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    7 hours ago
    Lineup For 3 - Print/ Framed Print
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    Lineup For 3 - Print/ Framed Print
    Rated 5 stars
    Lineup

    Looks great

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    Jonas Claesson Shop
    40 minutes ago

    Thank you Ed!

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    Dawn A.
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    Lighthouse Rights - Print/ Framed Print
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    Lighthouse Rights - Print/ Framed Print
    Rated 5 stars
    Oregon Memories

    The first time I saw this it reminded me of the first place I rode a wave. In a sleepy town on the coast of Oregon there is a lighthouse that sits out on an island with a beach break just to the right of it. I have fond memories of this place, and this print will hang in my house and remind me of that every time I see it. The print itself turned out wonderful, the colors are vibrant and the lines are crisp, I couldn’t be happier!

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    Jonas Claesson Shop
    Yesterday

    Thank you Dawn!

    Cool to hear how you connected with the artwork. Sounds like a nice beach! Also great to hear you are happy with the print quality and everything. All the best!

  • TB
    Tyler B.
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    2 weeks ago
    8 Arms 1 Fin - Print/ Framed Print
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    8 Arms 1 Fin - Print/ Framed Print
    Rated 5 stars
    Very stoked

    Amazing print came so fast and is awesome quality ❤️

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    Jonas Claesson Shop
    2 weeks ago

    Thanks Tyler!

    Stoked to hear you appreciate the quality of the print, and great to hear it arrived fast. Happy New Year!

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