New work ‘Starry Night’

Hello:) I’d like to show you my new artwork ‘Starry Night’..It’s a little bit different style from what I usually do.

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I saw this beautiful nature photo, and I was inspired to paint something dreamy and unique.

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First I started painting the lake.. I used Winsor & Newton Drawing Inks

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Adding some silver ink

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Using a cotton ball, I took some blue ink from the lake and started painting the sky

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Dropping silver and yellow inks to paint the stars

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Using pastel, I added some trees

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Adding more blue ink to the lake

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After that, I added little rabbits and a fox using pencil. Then I cut out a paper to create the shapes of a bird, attached them to threads, and suspended them from the top of the artwork, so that they look like floating/flying.Starry night by Yumi Kudo

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It’s a bit different style from what I usually do, but I enjoyed making this..hope you like it too!

 

 

 

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Getting ready!

Yesterday I was testing out our display for the Illustrator’s Fair, which I’m exhibiting at next Saturday.

I’ll be displaying my greeting cards, handmade necklaces and original paintings.

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My necklaces are featured in the organizer House of Illustrations’ Blog here:

http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/news/latest-news/the-illustrators-christmas-fair-countdown-part-2

I hope you can come:)

When, Where

http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/whats-on/current-future-events/the-illustrators-christmas-fair

My christmas cards

HI everyone I hope you are having a good weekend 🙂

I’ve printed more cards including christmas cards for the Illustrator’s fair which I’m attending in December.

I will be selling greeting cards, original paintings and handmade necklaces.

Please come and say hi if you are in London 🙂

Illustrators Fair : 12 Dec 2015, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
2 Granary Square, King’s Cross London N1C 4BH

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New painting ‘Rabbit in the dandelion field’

Hello:) Hope everyone is having a good weekend.

I just wanted to show you my new painting ‘Rabbit in the dandelion field’

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When I was at work before Christmas, since the work was not very busy, I was doodling on my post-it note. Then an image of a rabbit in a dandelion field came up to my mind, so I doodled it quickly.

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Later I decided to paint based on the image I doodled.

On a A4 sized paper I drew the rough outlines, and started painting with watercolours.

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I used masking fluid to mask out the dandelion seed heads.

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Waited over night for the masking fluid to dry and then I painted the sky

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After the paints have dried, I peeled off the masking fluid.

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I used an old tooth brush with white acrylic paint to paint more dandelion seed heads

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and here is the finished piece:)

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