Author Archives: Setsuko

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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Dream of colors

I found a tiny kaleidoscope my parents bought for me. It was in one of the boxes I set aside for later cleaning. The images were so clean and beautiful. I forgot the time passing by and just keep looking … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park

I have just read Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. It was quite entertaining. So I added a little dinosaur to my painting. I do not remember where this little guy came from, but just sitting on my desk for a … Continue reading

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Old bottles

I found this red bottle at one of the antique store in downtown Charleston a few years ago. Love at the first sight! It does not matter whatever it is, a person or an object, our inner core touched each … Continue reading

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Quiet corner in my room

It is raining all day today. Weather forecast says Tomorrow will be very cold. It may turn into snow…so they say. I will make a good cup of tea and read my new book then.   Acrylic on Gessoed ¬†Board. … Continue reading

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Shangri-La

Long time ago, I read “Lost Horizon” by James Hilton. Time to time the image of this incredible sanctuary comes back to my mind. This is my ultimate dream. This might be the reason I kept painting flowers. Acrylic on … Continue reading

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Wood engraving

I am learning the technique for the wood engraving. At this point, I am in the mist. I do not know where I am nor where I am going. But at least I am having a fun. It will be … Continue reading

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