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Dresden Plates

Posted in Dresden, European Style, flower painting, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on February 26, 2018 by yumi

Hello there! How have you been so far?

I am sorry for the delay. I have been busy with my homework from my painting school and other things to do.  I still have to paint a lot. Even so, I am happy that my Dresden plates turned out very pretty. I painted these for my classes in Alabama.

I painted the same Dresden bouquets with different designs. I am very curious which one do you prefer?

Dresden Plate Yumi style, European painting, Porcelain painting, flower painting, Modern Dresden,

Dresden Plate Yumi style, European painting, Porcelain painting, flower painting, Modern Dresden,

Dresden Plate Yumi style, European painting, Porcelain painting, flower painting, Modern Dresden,

Dresden Plate Yumi style, European painting, Porcelain painting, flower painting, Modern Dresden,

I will teach these plates at Dixie’s painting studio in April. If you are interested in my class, please contact Dixie. I look forward to seeing you in my class.

Now, I have to paint at least three birds for orders, one plate for wedding and my homework from my painting school.  I hope I can update my blog in two weeks!

See you around here again in two week! Have a lovely week!!

-Yumi x

 

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Fruits Box

Posted in European Style, flower painting, fruit painting, fruit painting, Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 31, 2017 by yumi

Hello there! How are you doing? Today is the last day for this year, 2017! We will have a new year, 2018 in a couple of hours in Japan! I am so excited it!!!

In this very last moment of this year, I want to share my hand painted fruits box with you. This is a school subject and very classic.

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It took more than five months for me to get permission to fire this box from my teacher. I am glad that I finally finished this.

Tomorrow I want to start painting my own design!

Since WordPress  have given up to let us know how many people have visited our blogs a year since a couple of years ago, I don’t know how many people have visited my blog this year. Even so, I think many people have visited my blog from Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and search engines. I do appreciate all of you who have visited my blog.

I will keep blogging this until I will make my dreams come true! This blog will be history for me to make my dreams come true!

I really hope I will show you better pieces next year! I will try all my best!

Good luck next year, everyone! See you next year again!!!

-Yumi x

 

Clock Plate

Posted in European Style, flower painting, Nyon Rose, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on October 23, 2017 by yumi

Hello there!

How have you been? We had a very big and strong typhoon last night, but I am glad that we were not affected by it. Here, it’s getting colder, and we can enjoy leaves changing soon!

Today, I want to show my clock plate. I painted this for my cousin who gave birth to a baby boy recently.  She became a mom when she was 47 years old. I am very impressed and happy for her.

Porcelain clock, Nyon roses, European style

 

Porcelain clock, Nyon roses, European style

I put her baby’s name, weigh, height and birthday in the Japanese way on the back side of the plate.

Now, I am painting another clock plate. You will see it soon!

This blog entry is the last before I go back to study abroad in Italy. After I return to Japan, I will show you my Italian trip.

Until then, happy painting!

-Yumi

 

Butterflies Waltz

Posted in Awards, competition, European Style, Fantasy, flower painting, Modern Style, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on October 1, 2017 by yumi

Hello there! How are you doing? I hope everyone is appreciating every moment and enjoying your lives.

In Japan we have lots of exhibitions in autumn because we think autumn relates to culture things. I want to go to art museums to see art shows.

A couple of weeks ago, we had a city art show where my piece had showcased, and my hubby and I went there to see it. This time I thought everybody leveled up their skills when I saw people’s art. I don’t know why I felt like that. Maybe I felt this way because one of my pieces didn’t make it into the exhibition.

To be honest with you, I painted this piece for my mom and tried to get a higher prize in the city art show. My mom requested me to paint flower lilies because she loves the flowers. I designed this with my mom’s request. I thought it would be a wonderful gift for my mom if I could win. She would have an award winning piece. I really wanted to get a higher prize for my mom. So, next year I want to try it out again!!!

Here is the piece that I got the lowest prize.

Butterfly painting on porcelain, fairly painting on porcelain, fantasy painting on porcelain

I am happy with the consequence because at least one of my pieces made it. My next goal is to get two of my pieces into the show and try to win a higher prize on one of them. I will try my best again!

Closing up pictures of my artwork, Butterflies Waltz

Butterfly painting on porcelain, fairly painting on porcelain, fantasy painting on porcelain

Butterfly painting on porcelain, fairly painting on porcelain, fantasy painting on porcelain

Takatsuki City Art Show, Yumiko Kanazawa

My piece in the show

Takatsuki City Art Show, Yumiko Kanazawa

 

Now, I have gone back to working on my homework for my painting school and practicing painting. I hope I will show you one of my homework or practicing pieces in two weeks!

Stay tuned!

-Yumi x

 

Tea Set

Posted in European Style, flower painting, KPM Berlin, Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 30, 2017 by yumi

Hello there! How are you doing today?

It’s getting more muggy in Japan, and I just don’t like it. I hope the weather where you live is nicer than here where we live.

I am sorry for the delay that I didn’t update my art blog. I am busy for school stuff. Today I show you one of my school projects that I painted. Although it’s nothing new and very classic, but I hope you like it.

European Style, Tea set, Hand painted

European style Tea set

I painted both front side and back side because my teacher forced me to do it. It took one and a half years to finish this tea set!!!! I used one of my foreign teachers, Birgit Porter’s studies for the set ( not used her techniques. My school doesn’t allow me to use other techniques that I learned out from my school.) , and now I am super happy that I finally could finish this.

European Style, Tea Set, Hand Painted

European style Tea Set

I learned a lot of things through making this tea set. I really wanted to add my creativity, but my school doesn’t allow me to add my tastes, even a little bit. I am in the midway of the B course of advance. I still have to finish three more pieces, but after that, I can go to the C course. After I finish the C course, I finally can become an instructor officially in Japan!!  I really hope at the end of next year, I will be able to graduate from my school!

Now, I am working on my original design while doing my assignments from my school. Doing school projects are boring, but I can build patience, preciseness and so on. So, it’s still good for me!

I have some news. I got in the most popular porcelain magazine.

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I am so honored about this! I do appreciate Anna write about me on the magazine.

Next time, I will show you my bird painting again.

Have a lovely weekend! See you around next weekend!

-Yumi

Hummingbird Part 2

Posted in birds, European Style, flower painting, Modern Style, The Michigan Shcool with tags , , , , , on June 6, 2017 by yumi

Hello there!

How have you been? It’s been a while since I updated my art blog. I am sorry that I couldn’t update anything over for a month. I had been in the States, and two weeks ago I got home from America. I had fantastic time with my American friends and will write my adventures on my next blog entry.

Today I want to show you my other hummingbird painting because it’s getting really popular on Facebook.

I painted this for the Michigan school next year. I will share my techniques there in 2018. If you are interested in my class, please contact here: http://www.michiganporcelainartists.com/index.html

I hope I will meet you in my class at the Michigan school next year, and I am really looking forward to it!

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My hummingbird painting

 

bird painting, fat oil painting, one fire techniques,

My hummingbird painting

 

bird painting, fat oil painting, one fire techniques,

My hummingbird painting

 

Now, I am busy for several art shows in Japan, painting orders and my assignments from my painting school I just started painting one piece for the one of the art shows. I finished my second tea set for my painting school. I will show you the tea set pictures soon as well.

I hope you all are having a fruitful day! Happy painting!!! See you next week here again!!

 

-Yumi

A Humming Bird

Posted in Animal painting, birds, European Style, flower painting with tags , , , , , on March 29, 2017 by yumi

Hello there! It’s getting warmer and we can hear footsteps of spring here. We will have cherry blossoms soon.

My family and I celebrated my husband’s parents’ 58th wedding anniversary a couple of days ago at a fancy Chinese restaurant in a hotel with them. I am glad they have been together such a long time together. Since I took some pics of the foods, I will update my other blog soon. If you are interested in Japanese Chinese cuisine (Well, in Japan some Chinese foods are called “cuisine”.), please check it out in a couple of days.

Meanwhile, in this blog, I want to show you my newest plate. I painted this plate for my in-laws. As you know, we don’t have humming birds in Japan, and they have never seen them in person. I saw them at my Alabama mom, Dixie’s several times. They are really tiny, and since then I wanted to paint them some time.

Humming Bird painting, European style,

Humming Bird painting

 

This is my first time to paint humming birds and I just loved it. I want to practice it more.

 

Humming Bird painting, European style,

Humming Bird painting

 

When you look at my plate, you imagine the humming bird’s buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz sounds, it makes me really happy!

I will update my blog in two weeks and will show you a portrait for the first time in a couple of years!

Have a lovely week and see you soon!

 

-Yumi