Tagged: folktales

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The Kappa’s Water Basin

…the third night, the Kappa came again to try to get their stone back. But this time the humans put on masks and brought out many melons and cucumbers for the kappa to feel...

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Inktober 2014

Inktober is a drawing challenge that Mr. Jake Parker started and became somewhat of an international endeavor. This year I decide to take part in it as a way to make a  bunch of...

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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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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...