Monthly Archives: October 2014

(;; ・ o・) What a mess!?!? / なにこれ、ぐちゃぐちゃ!?

ははは、Imprimatura(有色地塗り)とは、私の場合には、こういうふうに多色をぐちゃぐちゃにするのです。ただ、完成状態の色の配置を想像しながらですが。Imprimatura自体は、完成作品では、見えなくなるのですが、色の深みを作るために必要なのですね。 まだしばらく、テンペラでImprimaturaを作っていきます。 Ha, ha, ha, this is the first layer of the “imprimatura” — in my case, I make a mess of many colors in imprimatura, though I do think of teh finished picture, especially its colors and color placements, … Continue reading

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( @ O@) What is this?? / なんだ、これは??

Hahaha, this is a carton (a carton used as a “support” of a painting, known as an “illustration board” in Japanese) “primed” with gesso (plaster). After the gesso dries up, I begin to paint some “imprimatura” with tempera. Then, I’ll … Continue reading

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An esquisse / まだエスキースです

This is still an esquisse yet — a weeping face. Thinking of turning it into a ‘classical’ painting of tempera and oil. An ‘esquisse,” a French word for “sketch,” refers to a preparatory drawing painting on which the final work … Continue reading

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my first oil painting / 私の最初の油彩画

I’ve found out a very old photo of the first oil painting I made. Note that some room lights are reflected in the upper right half. Nothing much. I was just learning to work with oil paints back then. So, … Continue reading

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Iwaishima flyer, back / 祝島フライヤー、ウラ

Now, this is the back side of teh Iwaishima flyer. Again, this is a scanned image of a printed copy. So, the tiny letters, etc. are hard to read in the image below. I’d appreciate your understanding. For more info, … Continue reading

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Iwaishima Flyer, Front / 祝島フライヤー オモテ

Another flyer designed and created by Atelier anastasia in teamwork with the InDesign/Illustrator designer mentioned below. He runs a designing SOHO named “azeel.” (See the “リンク” page above for more info on azeel.) This flyer was commissioned by people of … Continue reading

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Back side of the flyer below / 同じフライヤーのウラ

— and this is the back side of the same “lawsuit” flyer. As with the front side, * I wrote the Japanese text, made the cartoon (even though I am not a cartoonist and not good in making cartoons), and … Continue reading

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Print design / 印刷物デザイン

Once in a while, Atelier anastasia designs printed matter as well. here is an example — the front side of a flyer calling for plaintiffs to a lawsuit. * I wrote the Japanese text, made the painting, and set up … Continue reading

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Another experiment / これも、実験です

This is yet another experiment — for some practical necessity. Once in a while, there are occasions where I need to wear a nametag, even though I am not an office worker. So, I tried weaving my name (HEEDAY) in … Continue reading

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Not a work — just a trial / 作品ではなく

i just had a terrible week with a murderous work deadline — now it’s done and I can post something again. This is not a work but an experimental trial. Threaded beads are nice, but they are limited in creation … Continue reading

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