Category: New Projects

  • Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskey

    You seriously lose all sense of time when you are in the “zone.”  I started this at 4 pm in the afternoon, finished it around 8:30 pm and it seemed like only 2 hours had passed.  Anyway, I purposefully chose a blue background as a complementary color to the orange-ish color of the whiskey.  When […]

  • The road to the Iwaki Flower Center

    This is my fourth landscape within the last month.  The view is off of the road going to the Iwaki Flower Center.  I did something different this time, that being, I took a pair of +3.0 reading glasses and painted it wearing those.  This blurred my vision of course but it helped me to simplify […]

  • Old temple by the Flower Center

    There is a place nearby where I live called the Flower Center.  Well, outside of it being a very beautiful place, there is a very old temple nearby.  I’m not really sure how old it is, but it must be hundreds of years old.  I went up to it and I was the only one […]

  • Picked up the brushes again, it’s a miracle!

    Okay, I work in waves and the last 6 months my regular work has been insane.  Finally picked up the brushes, here’s what I have so far. Stage one – setting up a still life and laying it in.  For this I’ve chosen to do a matcha bowl, can, and bamboo tea whisk and spoon. […]