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Tanuki time

Drew this tanuki for a friend’s birthday 🎉🍃🍶🌿🌰✨ I loved seeing these often gormless looking guardians while in Japan, statues ranging in size from ankle to waist height, keeping watch by home, storefront and restaurant doors. Chingodo shrine in Tokyo … Continue reading

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Kappa cucumber celebration

Kappa (河童, literally ‘river child[ren]’) are small Japanese water demons with bowl-like, water-filled dents for crowns and a love for cucumber.  I made this as a card for a friend who I travelled to Kyoto with, and who, after we discovered all … Continue reading

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