Tag Archives: watercolor

Today’s watercolor: Why couldn’t the bike stand?

So, first off, I love terrible puns and bad jokes. I also love bicycles (though I haven’t been riding much lately) and craft beer. How does that all come together into one painting? Well, this watercolor is pretty heavily influenced … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Sailor Moon

Big news for Sailor Moon Fans this week! Not only is the new series coming out this summer, but the original is being remastered and rereleased, both on Blu-Ray and Hulu. Oh, and without the changes and censorship that stymied … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Happy Mother’s Day!

Wish I could give a big hug to all the moms and stepmoms and aunts and grandmas and lovely ladies out there. It can be hard being so far away on days like these, but thank goodness for the internet! … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Koi no Bori

Today is Children’s Day in Japan! These large carp streamers or Koi no Bori are hung outside to blow in the wind. Carp are supposed to symbolize strength, and the image of carp climbing up waterfalls is well known in Japan. Some … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Songkran! สงกรานต์!

Happy Songkran! Songkran is the Thai New Year festival, and is basically celebrated with a giant water fight (Thailand is a little hot this time of year, and by “this time of year” I mean always.) It’s celebrated in

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Today’s Watercolor: Hoppy Easter!

Earlier this week I asked Facebook what I should paint for easter, and a friend suggested her pet bunny, and eggs and stuff. Done! Easter isn’t very well known here in Japan, though a few foreign companies are trying to market … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Darth Pooh!

Recently a friend posted this hilarious video of Jim Cummings, voice actor for Winnie the Pooh and Darkwing Duck among others, using his powers for evil. Or the Dark Side, at least–reading the lines of Darth Vader in the voice … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Pooh’s Picnic

I’ve been loving Classic children’s book illustrations lately. After my watercolor of Kiki’s Delivery Service last week I decided to look at the work of E. H. Shephard. I really enjoy his work, and I’ve been enjoying learning about his … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Kiki’s Delivery Service

As I mentioned recently, the live-action Kiki’s Delivery Service came out in theaters here in Japan a few weeks ago. Many Americans think that the Ghibli movie if the same name is the original, but in fact it’s not. Majo … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Ponto and Shingo!

Spring Break is coming to a close, and it’s been a great one for out-of-town visitors. Two weeks ago there was the Anime News Network party with lots of people here for Anime Japan. Last weekend two of my old … Continue reading

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