A collection of paintings of a Japanese beach called Hatozu

In 2015, I went to a Japanese beach in Kamae called Hatozu. It is a beautiful beach and I had a rejuvenating time there jumping into the waves. And I also enjoyed looking at the beautiful surface of the beach and the reflections. Naturally I have an interest in reflective surfaces. I remember once being …

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Small collection of beautiful paintings of Beppu bay from 2015

So I can’t be absolutely certain but I believe I painted these sea scenes in March of 2015 and I am very happy with them. These are all paintings of Beppu bay. I have painted this bay many times. and experienced many failures accompanied by feelings of deep frustration.  The painting above is my favorite …

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A vaguely remembered painting trip and some rambling thoughts about the meaning of life

I have an idea of where this place is. I think it is along a small country road leading away from Shonai and towards Kuju. The countryside here is extremely rugged. The road is narrow, twisting and turning up and down the side of mountains and across the surface of the road there are sometimes …

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