Monthly Archives: September 2016

Another oil pastel experiment in 20 min / またもや20分でオイルパステルの実験

Another 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session on Sept. 25 — this time with a male model — somehow precious, in reality. I “prepared” a sheet of paper with tri-color ball-point pen, and at the croquis venue I painted the … Continue reading

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The church sign done / 教会の看板、完成

This signboard was in the making on September 5th, as shown below. Now it is done, and already right in front of the church. (The photo below looks slanting —actually, the real thing is quite straight. My camera gave the … Continue reading

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Oil pastel on random drips of the same / オイルパステルのランダムなドリップの上に、オイルパステル

Oh, what a mess!! Yet to be honest, among the 20-minute croquis (quick drawing) I did on Sept. 11, I prefer this one to the “conservative” one shown below on Sept. 13. With this mess, I wanted to create some … Continue reading

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Oil pastel on BP pen lines / ボールペンの線の上にオイルパステル

Another 20-min x 6-pose croquis (quick drawing) session on September 11th. In the 20-min croquis below, I prepared in advance a sheet of paper with random horizontal lines of a tricolor ball-point pen. Then, at the site of the croquis … Continue reading

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From decades ago — / 何十年か昔の

Currently, I’m fully occupied with a rush writing job — so, for now, something from my sketches some 20 years ago. I have often tried to turn “very cheap” drawing media into somehow “decent” means of drawing. Here is a sketch … Continue reading

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The same signboard — / 下の看板 ・・・

More layers of acrylic paints on the church signboard below — After the paints have dried, I’ll work on the fine lines and edges, to straighten them out. Then, I’ll write in the letters. 下の、教会の看板です。さらにアクリル絵の具を重ねました。 この絵の具が乾いたら、細い線やエッジを塗って、まっすぐにします。 その後、文字を書き込みます。  

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A work in progress — /制作中の作品

This is a work in progress — a signboard for a neighborhood church. After the painting is done, I’ll write in some letters. Notice I’ve come a long way from July 30, way below. A church signboard, acrylic on gesso-covered … Continue reading

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