Katsucon 2014 pics as promised

So, I said I’d post some more Katsucon pics from last week, and here they are! There are a whole lot more on my portfolio site, if you want to see more. These are what I think are my best of the best, so enjoy! [cryout-multi][cryout-column width=”1/3″][/cryout-column] [cryout-column width=”1/3″][/cryout-column][cryout-column width=”1/3″][/cryout-column][/cryout-multi][cryout-multi][cryout-column … Continue reading

J-Pop, old school – Hitomi Ishikawa

Surfing through some Japanese videos on Youtube, I found some videos by a J-pop singer from back in the 80’s who’s still performing (and still looks very nice, even if she doesn’t look like a high-school girl anymore) named Hitomi Ishikawa (石川ひとみ). She started out (looks like) when she was … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: Surf, sunset, and Mount Fuji

This will be short and sweet, Wednesday I rode the Enoshima Train, or Enoshima Densha (Enoden) from Kamakura to Fujisawa, stopping along the way to see the Big Buddha (more on that later), and serendipitously caught the sun setting on a beautiful seaside town along the way. Plus, Mount Fuji! … Continue reading

My paintings: “Black Velvet”

Black Velvet

Well, sadly this is the end of the good paintings I did, I’ll probably post the not so good ones eventually.  This is from a “Black Velvet Whisky” ad from 1983, and although she’s very familiar, I just can’t remember her name.

My Paintings: Pam Dawber

Pam Dawber

Well, this one takes me back, this painting is the very first one I ever did of a real person, Pam Dawber of “Mork and Mindy” fame.  I had a serious crush on her in college, and when I saw the TV Guide cover with this photo on it, I … Continue reading

Wow, I wish all complainers looked this good…

A very cute and sexy French singer named Alizee Jacotey sings a song about being “fed up” with a lot of things, called “J’en ai marre”. Which apparently means “I’m Fed Up.”  I don’t know if the translation is right, and really, does it matter? ^__^