Monthly Archives: August 2015

NO WAR beaded / ビーズを編んだNO WAR

Just woven seed beads into “NO WAR” ! So, what am I going to make with them?? Please wait as I keep working on this new NO WAR accessory —- As some governments prepare for war, I keep “saying my … Continue reading

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“Crepus” experiment / クレパスの実験

Might look like a “miserable” painting, but actually it’s an experiment — with a type of oil pastel called “crepus” in Japan. Here, it is usually used at kindergartens, just like Crayola is in the US. An average Crepus is … Continue reading

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“NO WAR” T-shirt

I’ve been occupied with some rush writing jobs last ten days —  now, I’m back. T-shirts saying “NO WAR” have been around for several decades now, and I’m adding my versions to that long history. Before calling them “cliches,” let’s … Continue reading

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Pastel does not work well on croquis paper —

Pastel does not work well on croquis paper — クロッキー用紙に描くと、パステルの効果が充分に出ない I turned another 20-minute croquis from August 2 into a full pastel painting, because I did not like the effects the croquis paper created with pastel yesterday. So, I tried … Continue reading

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♪ What a difference, la la la la, 140 minutes make ~ 140分違うと、ここまで違う ♪

♪ What a difference, la la la la, 140 minutes make ~ ♪ On Sunday, August 2, I joined in a human model drawing session in my neighborhood. There, the model took six poses in all, each 20 minutes. Shown … Continue reading

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“Cathedra” collared shirt version cont’d / “Cathedra” コラーシャツ バージョン、続き

I’m still working on the collared shirt version of “Cathedra” — the work should continue. I’ll make more posts, as the work goes on. コラーシャツ バージョンの “Cathedra” 、作業が続いています。まだ続きます。進捗につれて、今後も投稿を続けますね。

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Human body in space / 空間にたたずむ人体

I found a human model drawing session in my neighborhood, Nakano, Tokyo. Some 25 artists got together around a single model, who took six poses, only 20 minutes each. So, it’s a practice of “croquis” (quick drawing). In the quick … Continue reading

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