Monthly Archives: May 2016

Another experiment with long lines of oil pastel / オイルパステルの長い線での実験

Another 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session on May 29th, and here is another oil pastel experiment, with long lines this time. And more experiments go on — 20-min experiment with oil pastel, on paper (Not for sale — … Continue reading

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Experimenting with oil pastel strokes / オイルパステルの短い線で実験中です

Just another 20-min croquis (quick drawing) from the May 15 session — Of course, it is rough and coarse — it should be — since it is an experiment with strokes of oil pastel. You can pooh-pooh at this, if … Continue reading

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Tall, sturdy model — / モデルさんが長身でがっしりと …

Just another 20-min croquis (quick drawing) from May 15 — the model was tall and of a sturdy physical construction, for a Japanese young woman. You see, for a model like this, I use thicker, more “solid-fast” lines. Another 20-min … Continue reading

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Any cubist painter ??? / キュービストの方は、いらっしゃいませんか?

This is just something I made for fun, out of the Feb. 12 croquis I posted way below — I usually do NOT work in a cubist style, and I sure hope some of you who work in a cubist style … Continue reading

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Withstanding a deluge?? / 豪雨を耐えてる?

Another 20 min x 6 poses human croquis (quick drawing) session today — I’m experimenting with oil pastel, and if you are not reluctant to quick, coarse lines, oil pastel can be a nice medium to experiment with. Here, coarse, … Continue reading

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Just memos — / 単なるメモですが

Needless to say, I don’t like showing such “coarse, quick memos“, yet below on May 7, I said: “I’m planning to make some paintings of cityscapes, so I’ve been making studies of – people, especially their postures and meanings such … Continue reading

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Studying landscapes too — / 風景の練習もしています

Well, I’m planning to make some paintings of cityscapes, so I’ve been making studies of – people, especially their postures and meanings such postures can have (thus, I’m drawing many naked human bodies these days), and – some landscapes, not … Continue reading

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A cranky experiment / ガチャガチャと実験です

Below, I experimented with “pastel over oil pastel” — a technique which I thought might create some translucence in a color painted over another. So, I tried. Yes, it did create some translucence, yet the resulting colors are not good. … Continue reading

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