Monthly Archives: July 2016

( ?_?) (^~^ ;;)

(   ?_?)  What the —- ???? Ha, ha, ha, I’m working on some signboards of a neighborhood church, and here is a “support” for one of the signs. I’ve got a thick wooden board cut into the right size, … Continue reading

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20-min scratches / 20分のスクラッチ

Another oil pastel experiment from another 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session on July 24. Oil pastel lines, unless they are rubbed on with finger tips or something, are somehow “scratchy” — I’m experimenting how I can take advantage … Continue reading

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Uncertainties in whirling lines / 渦巻く線の落ち着かなさ

— and whirling curves can create some uncertainties ——- Another 20-min croquis (quick drawing) from July 10. Another oil pastel experiment in 20 minutes, oil pastel on paper (Not for sale) ・・・ 渦巻く曲線は、落ち着かなさを醸し出すことができます。 これも、7月10日のクロッキー(速写画)会から。 20分のオイルパステル実験、もういっちょ。紙にオイルパステル (非売品)  

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Another 20-min struggle / もういっちょ、20分の試行錯誤

Another struggle in 20 minutes — also from the 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session of July 10th. You see, just the quick scratches of lemon yellow add to the “uh-huh atmosphere.” Another oil pastel experiment in 20 minutes, oil pastel … Continue reading

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Struggle in 20 minutes / 20分での試行錯誤

I’m still experimenting with oil pastel — in 20-minute drawings. On July 10th again, I joined in an 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session. Here is one from the six. Another oil pastel experiment, oil pastel on paper (Not … Continue reading

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Past imperfect / 未完了過去

I was looking for something in my storage of sketches, and coincidentally found this one, from the 1990s. I was thinking of a horizon lit up by a cross-shaped sun — I have yet to come up with a full … Continue reading

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One more ! / もういっちょ

Here is one more design sketch for the church signs mentioned below — 下の、キリスト教会の看板用デザイン スケッチ、もういっちょ。  

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Church signs / キリスト教会のサイン

I work on some designing of signs, prints, etc. as well — I’ve been making some design sketches of signs of my current church. Shown below are some of the color pencil sketches I’ve made so far (I’ve come up with … Continue reading

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