Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Reflective Moment

When I started to draw “A Reflective Moment” on October 15th, I was full of trepidation. My previous drawing on Velin BFK Rives had fallen through so my confidence was at an all-time low.  For this new drawing I was trying a … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Notes from my art journal: 1st October 2015:  “Today I am lost in limbo.  I have all this new material [from a recent trip to Japan] but in my current state it seems old and ‘done’.  I’m tired and grumpy … Continue reading

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Gion Hatanaka

Before I travelled to Kyoto last month, I perused the internet to see if there were any new activities on offer.  I found “Kyoto Dining with Maiko“.  That looked just the thing for me to try.  I booked myself a place at … Continue reading

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Go Around Again

To view the photos from the day before, see A Walk with Katsutomo-san I hope you clicked on the photos to enlarge them.

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A Walk with Katsutomo-san

It just so happened that the day I arrived in Kyoto was also the day Katsutomo-san made her debut as Geiko.  What fantastic fortune for me!  I was ready.  The following photos document my walk with Katsutomo-san.   (Please click on the … Continue reading

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