Kumi Matsukawa

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

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

7 days 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

2 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

3 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

5 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

10 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

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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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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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 ...

Pit Terrace / Jorge Almazán Architects + Keio University Almazán Lab

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Upcoming WORKSHOP at the WINERY

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Please join me in September for the 5th Annual Painted Prism Watercolor Workshop at the Wolf Creek Winery in Norton, Ohio. This year's workshop will be a 3-day event, September... Read more ...

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY THREE

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So glad that I added another day to the workshop, this year - because everyone made the most of it. Another new project started - Prism Painting - and many were able to finish... Read more ...

2019 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE - Save these dates!

2019 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE - Save these dates!

I'm excited to announce the dates of my workshops and retreat for 2019! This is a SAVE THE DATE post. More details will follow - and registration is not yet open for any of... Read more ...

PUNKRAFT / ater.architects

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