2015 has been a very eventful year! It’s still going strong and thankfully so am I. “The artist must participate in the epoch in which he lives; he must be of his country, of his people if he wants to be authentic.” – Francesco Oller This is a great book about Hawaiian Islands history. A goodContinue reading “All Four Seasons – My Latest Art Adventures”
Tag Archives: Momiji
Drawing Momiji at Yutenji Temple
Went to an impromptu drawing class with a friend on Sunday in the Yutenji area of Tokyo. I need all the practice I can get as I have great difficulties creating 2D artwork. While it was a warm sunny day for December here, it was still cold! December, people!! We went as a group toContinue reading “Drawing Momiji at Yutenji Temple”
Progress Report – Shiro Oni Studios Artist Residency
One week done and only one week left to go! More photos of my adventures and the work I’ve been doing on my Electric Butterflies art installation project: June is the rainy season here in Japan and the raindrops clinging to this momiji (Japanese Maple) in the pale morning light were a lovely sight asContinue reading “Progress Report – Shiro Oni Studios Artist Residency”
“…But how do I describe it?”
Frustrated. That’s how my husband felt after he spent an evening with friends attempting to describe my art work. He asked my why I couldn’t just do something that was easy to describe. My biggest cheerleader and I never gave him a clue as to what my work was all about, what my motivation andContinue reading ““…But how do I describe it?””
My First Gallery Showing in Tokyo!
Starting Oct 16, I and 7 other artists here in the Tokyo area will be showing at the Hagiso gallery in the Yanaka neighborhood next to Nippori Train Station. My Four Seasons Hanging Scroll Project is finally coming to fruition. Lots of fun little sakura, colorful summer flowers, multiple colors of momiji and white snowflakesContinue reading “My First Gallery Showing in Tokyo!”
He Owed Me.
Yes, he owed me big for this one. Words would not suffice this time, only actions. We’ve been married for almost 12 years so I know what would be pure torture for him, the most odious task on the planet. I made him do this horror breakfast, lunch and dinner that day. What task couldContinue reading “He Owed Me.”