Monthly Archives: January 2016

Another 10-min, for Exp 3 / 実験3用の10分クロッキー

A long, rush writing job is killing me currently. Still, I have been searching for an old croquis as the starting point of “CRAY-PAS(R) Oil Pastel Experiment 3” — Here, I think I’ve found it! I’ll use different methodologies of … Continue reading

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Apology and correction — it’s “Cray-Pas”

Friends, I have to make one correction, with an apology —- In every article about my “Oil Pastel Experiments” below, I just assumed the developed-in-Japan oil pastel was named “Crepus,” but I’ve found out that the correct name is “CRAY-PAS … Continue reading

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Starting point of “Crepus” Exp II / クレパス実験 II の開始点

In my “Crepus” Oil Pastel Experiment II, I’ll work on this old 10-min croquis (quick drawing) I made decades ago. Yes, it’s quite sketchy, yet oil pastels are usually no good in precision and details, so something sketchy can turn … Continue reading

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Oil pastel experiment I, finished / クレパスの実験 I 終了

Last one week, I reworked on the “Crepus” Oil Pastel Experiment I below — now, I think Exp I is done! “Imbalance of light,” “Crepus” oil pastel and color pencil on canvas-like paper, some 420mm x 300mm (approx. 16.5″ x … Continue reading

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Oil pastel experiment – 1 / クレパスの実験

So, I tried the first experiment with “Crepus” oil pastel, using the 20-min croquis (quick drawing) just below. I used the type of oil pastel known as “Crepus,” which is usually used at kindergartens. (Think of how Crayola is used … Continue reading

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Oil pastel in 20 minutes / クレパスで20分

I joined another croquis (quick drawing) session on 10th — 20 minutes x 6 poses, as usual. Oil pastels often create “coarse” drawings / paintings, and so are often used in quick drawings.  Yet I do think they have some more … Continue reading

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“Was asleep, then —” (日本語)

すべて、平常に戻りました。当然、絵を描いています。 下の小さい方のクロッキー(速写画)は、以前ここでお見せしたもので、12月20日のクロッキー会でのものです。 それを、大きい画像のように、穏やかなパステル画に仕上げました。 “Was asleep, then —”、  紙にパステル410mm x 318mm (  ^o^) /  ご注文・お問い合わせ この作品をご注文で描いたとした場合なら、 額装なしで¥30,000- から¥40,000- 程度です。 お問い合わせは、ermite@jcom.home.ne.jp (←お手数ですが、このアドレスをコピーペーストして、Eメールでご連絡くださいませ) までEメールをくださるか、 03-6765-3977 までFAXをくださいませ!    

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“Was asleep, then — “

Everything is back to normal, which means I’m working on some paintings again — The smaller image below is actually what I showed you here before — from the croquis (quick drawing) session of Dec. 20. I have turned it … Continue reading

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Still occupied with writing — / まだライティングが ・・・

I’m still occupied with a writing job for the No-Nuke Project of the Anglican Church! For now, I’ll post a photo of a work I made years ago — “Sclerokardia” (Stubborn heart), acrylic and sand on shaped canvas, Approx. 62cm … Continue reading

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Another from Dec 20 / 12月20日のクロッキー会からもう1つ

Here is another 20-min one from the croquis (quick drawing) session of Dec. 20 — She was such a slim model she looked better seated than standing. 20-min croquis, pencil on paper Not for sale こちらは、12月20日のクロッキー(速写画)会から、もう1つ。 非常にスリムなモデルさんだったので、立ちポーズよりも座っていた方が良いように思いました。 20分クロッキー、紙に鉛筆 非売品  

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