Author Archives: Setsuko

Autumn

We did not go anywhere for a while. We just stayed home like any other person in the world. But when the anticipation of Autumn is in the air, I feel like “it is a time, let’s go somewhere. Let’s … Continue reading

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Moving on

I went to Hobby Lobby to buy some boards. There are already Christmas Ornaments in several isles. Usually I ignore those too early items. But somehow this year, I welcomed those colorful ornaments. I am ready to move on to … Continue reading

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Taking a picture of my painting

When I finished a painting, I take a picture in the shade outside as other artists do. Since I spray plenty of varnish on my painting, it is quite hard to take a good image because of the shiny surface … Continue reading

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Casein paints

I painted this image with Casein paints. Casein is the milk based paints. I have never used this before simply because I never knew such a thing existing. My friend Judy called me a couple month ago and told me … Continue reading

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Acrylic paints

I went to the local art store a few month ago. I do not remember what was the reason I was there for. But I found so many acrylic paints from many unknown companies. I am sure there are quite … Continue reading

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From Debbie

My friend Debbie gave me her grandmother’s glass.  I am not sure if this glass is wine glass, vintage champaign glass, or something else. But it sure is pretty. I was shaken with joy when I found those beautiful glasses … Continue reading

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Christmas in south

I have just received a letter notifying me the cancelation of “Christmas in South” Show. This is unavoidable cancellation. But each time I receive the letter of this kind, I just shake my head and try not to be sad. … Continue reading

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Spring of the eternal youth

This is the line mapping for my next wood engraving. I tried to simplify my original sketch, but I do not think that I know what the simplification means. Now I am engraving this…and the scary thing is I am … Continue reading

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Video

I made a video about the glazing with the acrylic paints for my painting class. It was a quite challenge to me. But I thought it turned out to be OK. When I tried to post the video to my … Continue reading

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Wood Engraving

I enjoy the wood engraving. The process itself has some magical effect on me. I need to convert the image into the black and white combinations. Thickness, directions, and length of the lines create all kind of values and textures. … Continue reading

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