So basically I lied. The oil painting I mentioned earlier is still on the easel… People visiting, long week of kids staying home because of hurricane, stuff, stuff. The usual excuse. I really need to shape up. On a more positive note, I have done a couple of sumi/watercolor combo paintings though. This time the theme was girls from way back when in Japan. Since I paint lots and lots of male ninja’s and samurai’s and dragons, people tend to get an impression that I might be a guy myself, but in truth, I am not.
Yukata’s and Kimono’s are such pretty subjects for a painting. They can have any sort of pattern on them, and the shape of it is so elegant.. for me at least anyway. They feel almost like a window into some other dimension. Continue Reading →