Tag Archives: japan

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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New Year snoozing / sketching

  Happy New Year! Sorry, a little late as I’ve been mostly sleeping off some sort of bug. Been thinking about last year and the year to come and drew some of the thoughts up. Hope this year brings you … Continue reading

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In-East Exhibition

My Messenger Birds over Seoul illustration is also on show elsewhere: there’s a small exhibition of my drawings up in the East Asian departmental hall of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany! Featured are dozens of sketchbook drawings, paintings, journal comics,and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Forest Princess Cat

A card full of ink & watercolour Iyo-chans to wish you a very happy weekend!                       For Naoko, based on her most beautiful cat ❤ Here are some sketchbook pages … Continue reading

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Bed log: Kurokawa Onsen 

This bed log features a shared room with my friends George and Yuki, with futons on the tatami floors of a lovely ryokan in the small town of Kurokawa Onsen. The town features a great many ryokan / resorts, built … Continue reading

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Cool as quecumbers

   Sorry for long time no post! I’ve been travelling in Japan and it’s been a full and mixed up suitcase of interesting flavours, cherry blossom showers, surprise roadside bouquets, deeply relaxing times and extremely unnerving times.  I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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