Author Archives: Setsuko

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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Drawing for Wood Engraving

I painted this image with acrylic long time ago. I liked the composition so I decided to recreate the same image with wood engraving. As the first step, I flipped the image and recreated the image with ink. It was … Continue reading

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I placed three old glass Christmas Ornaments in the antique green bawl. They are beautiful together. But the metal part of the ball is rather heavy and three balls do not like to start up right. When I try to … Continue reading

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New Marble

It is a beautiful day. I can not believe that we need to be inside of the house. But even I who go out and check out everything stay home. The only time I go out is to buy something. … Continue reading

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Christmas in South

We are staying home more than 10 days. Since all classes became on line, it was a very busy week to take care of the transitions. Finally everything started to settle down and I find a little time to finish … Continue reading

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