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Urashima Tarou

There was once a small village on the beach where there lived a young fisherman named Urashima Tarou. One day as he was coming back from fishing, he noticed a group of children torturing...

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Acrylics x 2!

A year ago I got into acrylic painting thanks to the Imaginism Workshop in Toronto and the final assignment was to do an acrylic painting. At the time, I wasn’t very confident with my color choices...

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Chasing the Dragon

This is the third year I’ve contributed to the Women In Canoe fundraiser dinner! In the previous 2 years I made paintings with boating, but there’s only that much you can do with ladies sitting...

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Puddles and I

Here is a finished illustration of a sketch I did a while ago. I’m trying to push my colors. This is my neighbor Puddles and my character in the my favorite outfit.  

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Year of the Horse

Happy Lunar New Year! 2014 is the Year of the Horse! This started out as a doodle to test out my new graphics tablet. It’s a Huion H610 Pro, which I write a review...

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Kasa Jizo

Once upon a time, there was a poor old couple who lived on the outskirts of the village. They didn’t have rice cakes to celebrate the New Year, so the wife said “Bring this...

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Little One Inch

This post marks the beginning of my first personal project. I will be doing illustrations from Japanese folk tales. The first story is Little One Inch. Little One Inch, or Issun-bōshi (Issun is a...

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Not-So-Lazy Sunday

My favorite thing about Calvin and Hobbes is how they have these great imagined adventures. They’re so real to Calvin and the reader and yet so ridiculous at the same time. I though I...