Kumi Matsukawa

SketchCrawl in Harajuku and Omotesando, Tokyo

SketchCrawl in Harajuku and Omotesando, Tokyo

23 days ago   |   Urban Sketchers

Urban Sketchers Japan group members and some guests sketchcrawled in Harajuku and Omotesando on Oct 20th. We captured popular yet soon to be demolished Harajuku station and so...
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Shibuya evening sketch with Stephanie Bower

Shibuya evening sketch with Stephanie Bower

1 month ago   |   Urban Sketchers

We had great opportunity to meet and sketch together with Stephanie Bower while she was visiting Tokyo after her trip to Asia-Link event in Taiwan. We lined up along with the...
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Sketch travel to Lisbon, Sintra, and Porto, Portugal

Sketch travel to Lisbon, Sintra, and Porto, Portugal

3 monthes ago   |   Urban Sketchers

I've participated Urban Sketchers International Symposium for six times, but this year I simply visited the Symposium site with two sketchers from Japan to explore the cities...
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The first four-day sketch event we had on Feb 9-14

The first four-day sketch event we had on Feb 9-14

8 monthes ago   |   Urban Sketchers

(image above is done by Naoko , a Urban Sketchers Japan blog author, during the time of panel discussion on the third day ) As you might have read the article on Drawing...
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I became a cycle sketcher to capture autumn color

I became a cycle sketcher to capture autumn color

11 monthes ago   |   Urban Sketchers

While there are some who sketch behind the wheel or on the passengers seat with nice warmth, I, today, sketched while mounting on the saddle. That was my new attempt to have...
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Short trip to Odawara and Hakone

Short trip to Odawara and Hakone

One year ago   |   Urban Sketchers

[By Kumi Matsukawa in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan] Some of my watercolor class members and I had one night and two days sketch trip to Odawara and Hakone in Kanagawa prefecture...
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Kumi YamashitaWe allow rigidity to trap us, allow our eyes to

Kumi YamashitaWe allow rigidity to trap us, allow our eyes to

One year ago   |   Chromatic Watch

Kumi Yamashita We allow rigidity to trap us, allow our eyes to fool us, allow the things we know we know to close us to possibility. We need to be purged of the preconceived...
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Pre-, During, and Post-Symposium sketch marathon result

Pre-, During, and Post-Symposium sketch marathon result

One year ago   |   Urban Sketchers

[by Kumi Matsukawa in Chicago, USA] I attended this year's symposium held in Chicago. As a mere participant, I wanted to reduce the airfare budget, I used Cathay Pacific...
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When you come to Japan, how about visiting Enoshima?

When you come to Japan, how about visiting Enoshima?

One year ago   |   Urban Sketchers

[By Kumi Matsukawa in Kanagawa, Japan] Probably many of who come to Japan from overseas overwhelmed that there are so much to see, but so vastly spread, and so little time...
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Cherry blossoms viewing at Senbonzakura

Cherry blossoms viewing at Senbonzakura

One year ago   |   Urban Sketchers   |   3 articles

[By Kumi Matsukawa in Kanagawa, Japan] I went to one of the well known Cherry blossoms viewing points in Kanagawa prefecture Yamato city called “Senbonzakura” it literary means...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

HSH House / A Milimetre

HSH House / A Milimetre

© Jirayu Rattanawong Architects: A Milimetre Location: Bangkok, Thailand Lead Architects: Sitthana Phongkitkaroon, Wipavee Kueasirikul Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Alphabet Rock

Alphabet Rock

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Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos. The company announced the news through a Tweet... Read more ...

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Early Morning Light, Brancaster Staithe

Oil on Board 10 x 14 inches. This one I originally painted as a demo last year, so dug it out and tidied it up to get to exhibition standard, refining the drawing and adding... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary...

Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Abandon Me Love Found" by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme

This painting is part of my "Timeless Transparencies" Series Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting. The artist used powerful but gentle colors that in some cultures indicate... Read more ...

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catcher14x11 oil on canvas I am so grateful for the warm weather we've had this weekend. I enjoyed a little porch time and painted this on my patio. I was struck by the... Read more ...

200!

200!

19 of 200 figure drawings completed now on week two. Can he make it? Since beginning this series, I have adjusted the goal from 100 to 200. The idea is to ingrain the figure... Read more ...

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

Stil life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections, 8x10, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Workshop Demo - SOLD On day two of my workshop, we painted the Cypress Creek next to Creekhaven Inn where we stayed. How... Read more ...

Parallel House / En Route Architects

Parallel House / En Route Architects

© Yiorgis Yerolymbos Architects: En Route Architects Location: Kea Kithnos, Greece Design Lead: Katerina Kourkoula, Hannes Livers Gutberlet Design Team: Nicholas... Read more ...