An enjoyable visit to an idyllic photographic museum in the heart of Tokyo.
A Visit to Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery
In my second post of three about Niigata’s sake production, I take a tour around a traditional sake brewery, and get a little drunk…
Niigata Kameda Watago Sake-ten
First in a series of three posts looking at Niigata Prefecture’s rich sake culture – with some coloured pencil illustration, too!
Something Different – Explore Yokohama’s Tsurumi
An itinerary for a day trip in Tsurumi, easily reachable from the Tokyo/Yokohama area.
Sketching the Jōmon Exhibition
In August 2018 I went to see an exhibition I’d been looking forward to for a while – the Jōmon … More
Richard Hoare – The Song of Koumi I
Part 1 of 2 about a beautiful exhibition in Nagano, Japan.
29/30 Days of Illustration – A Japanese Black Bear
I love painting animals. Continuing from my painting of the Japanese Macaques relaxing in their hot spring is a painting … More
28/30 Days of Illustration – Kawara Soba Sketch
When I was living in Yamaguchi Prefecture, to the south of Honshu in Japan, I always enjoyed trying the local … More
27/30 Days of Illustration – Cherry Blossom Coffee & Pancakes
With spring finally upon us, I wanted to paint something to suit the season. Last year when I was living … More
12/30 Days of Illustration – Watching Koi Carp
Last year I took a trip to see the house of Thomas Glover, a British man who lived in Meiji … More