Kumi Matsukawa

Primary colors use experimentation recap

Primary colors use experimentation recap

1 month ago   |   Urban Sketchers

I compare primaries with Stephen Quiller ( Prussian Blue, Quinacridon Rose, and Bismuth Yellow) and HWC (Cadmium Deep Red, Royal Blue, and Cadmium Yellow Lemon). Both are my...
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USk Workshop: Wink and Squint

USk Workshop: Wink and Squint

2 monthes ago   |   Urban Sketchers

Wink and Squint : Draw correct proportion and capture light and shadow using primaries. Overview This is a basic course to learn how to measure and draw the object's correct...
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Jindaiji- temple visit with a sketcher from Townsville, Michael Pope

Jindaiji- temple visit with a sketcher from Townsville, Michael Pope

3 monthes ago   |   Urban Sketchers

[By Kumi Matsukawa in Tokyo, Japan] Last Christmas Eve day, some of Urban Sketchers Japan members and Michael Pope from Townsville met up at Jindaiji- temple precinct, had...
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SketchCrawl in Harajuku and Omotesando, Tokyo

SketchCrawl in Harajuku and Omotesando, Tokyo

5 monthes 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

6 monthes 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

8 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

One year 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

One year 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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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 ...

Oil Pastel Painting, Abstract Art Expressionism “Delightful” by Colorado...

Oil Pastel Painting, Abstract Art Expressionism “Delightful” by Colorado Artist Kit Hedman, Boarding House Studio Galleries

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Vila Taguai / Cristina Xavier Arquitetura

Vila Taguai / Cristina Xavier Arquitetura

© Daniel Ducci Architects: Cristina Xavier Arquitetura Location: Carapicuiba, Brazil Category: Housing Design Team: Henrique Fina, Lucia Hashizume, João Xavier Area: 1250.0... Read more ...

Jesus Appears as a Gardener - Noli Me Tangere

Jesus Appears as a Gardener - Noli Me Tangere

1500s Greek Icon Μη μου άπτου Crete Resurrection Noli me tangere. Here Jesus & Mary Magdalene are in a flowery mead. The Gospel of John contains a narrative of an empty garden... Read more ...

Small Wooden Pavilion / MQ Architecture

Small Wooden Pavilion / MQ Architecture

© Miguel de Guzmán, Imagen Subliminal Architects: MQ Architecture Location: Garrison, Philipstown, NY 10524, United States Category: Renovation Lead Architect: Miguel... Read more ...

The Empty Tomb

The Empty Tomb

Resurrection of Christ and the Women at the Tomb Fra Angelico, 1441 Read more ...

Box Hill North Townhouse / Inbetween Architecture

Box Hill North Townhouse / Inbetween Architecture

© Tatjana Plitt Architects: Inbetween Architecture Location: Melbourne, Australia Category: Houses Area: 470.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Tatjana Plitt Read more ...

May sketch a day 012 I'm catching up I

May sketch a day 012 I'm catching up I

May sketch a day 012 I'm catching up I think! 『蛍丸』阿蘇の伝説の剣。 Today's sketch is an exploration for"Hotaru Maru" , Aso's legendary sword. If you would like to know more about... Read more ...

Foster + Partners Creates Proposal for New Notre Dame Spire

Foster + Partners Creates Proposal for New Notre Dame Spire

Notre Dame. Image © Flickr user kosalabandara licensed under CC BY 2.0 Foster + Partners have joined a series of design offices that will enter the international competition to... Read more ...

Candy-Colored Plants and Animals from the Imagination of Hiné Mizushima

Candy-Colored Plants and Animals from the Imagination of Hiné Mizushima

Vancouver, Canada-based textile artist Hiné Mizushima brings a cuddly, colorful approach to creepy-crawly plants and animals. Fungi, insects, and single-cell organisms get a... Read more ...

Pastel Painting, Tree Painting, Expressionist Landscape “Super Moon Sets” by...

Pastel Painting, Tree Painting, Expressionist Landscape “Super Moon Sets” by Colorado Artist Kit Hedman, Boarding House Studio Galleries

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