Author Archives: Setsuko

Landscape

When I was watching an old Hollywood movie, I was wondered to see a large caravan leading to the desert oasis. All kind of stuffs are carried by many porters and the main characters are just sit on the camels … Continue reading

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More wood engraving

I was thinking about painting this image. But for a painting I like to use much horizontally longer panel. Unfortunately what I have is a bit too large. I should go to downtown and get the right panel. But the … Continue reading

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Wood Engraving

I just finished this image. I am getting used to the printing process, but it is still not easy. I am not sure how deep I should curve or how it looks like when the image is printed. I guess … Continue reading

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Oil Painting

I visited one of the antique store last week. But I was not looking for any particular items. It is always such a fun to check out all those odd things. Sometimes I do not know what I am looking … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

It rained all night. TV said that it will be raining all day today. My dogs are not happy about it, but it is a nice day for painting. I am going to challenge myself trying to use oil paints … Continue reading

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Starting Again

I did not realize how fast days flew away. A whole year disappeared. It is quite scary to know that I lost a whole YEAR! So I am back!

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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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