Author Archives: Setsuko

Printing on Stone Henge

I printed this image on Stone Henge which is quite thick paper. I could not do it one year ago because of the thickness of this paper. Unless you use some kind of press, you need to rely on your … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming

It is a time to start Christmas images for the winter shows. I am afraid that those might be cancelled again. But I need to do what I need to do. Besides it is quite fun to paint those colorful … Continue reading

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Black, White, and Grey

It is very hard to figure out if the overall dark and light patterns work or not by just looking at the wood block. Since I started the wood engravings a year and a half ago. It has been my … Continue reading

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oil sketch

I like to use Acrylic for my paintings. But for some paintings oil works much easier. Especially when I need to mix many colors the fast dry acrylic is hard to manipulate. This is one of those “let’s mix many … Continue reading

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Filing method

I am thinking about starting a landscape painting today. One image is in my mind. Problem is I do not know where it is. I have a filing method which I changed many times….it means I do not know where … Continue reading

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Virtual Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Art

Piccolo Spoleto show was fun and great. Now Virtual Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Art started. This show is totally virtual and will last until this Sunday. Since I do not have many paintings for this show, I am still … Continue reading

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Angel Oak

There is a huge oak tree in John’s Island, SC. Some people say it is 600 years old. Other people say it is over 1000 years. It does not matter how old it is. When I go under this tree, … Continue reading

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Red Bottle

I found this bottle at one of the antique stores in Summerville. I haven’t had any red bottle so I was very excited when I saw this red one sitting on the shelf among other bottles. But soon I realized … Continue reading

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Spring in South

As soon as summer starts, it becomes very hard to enjoy the outdoor living. But during the spring, South Carolina is the most heavenly place to be. You see all kind of flowers everywhere and birds are singing all day … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth

I think I finished this block. I like to add more markings, but if I do, the image will be very confusing. So I need to stop. Now I like to print this block and see if the image actually … Continue reading

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