Category Archives: food

Japan travels – food

I love sketching and photographing the wonderful, beautiful food and restaurants in Japan, but I have to be quick, before it all goes cold!We ate all sorts of dishes, from udon to kushiage, and all of it was fantastic… Here’s … Continue reading

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Japan Kyushu travels – week 1

For 2 weeks I’ve been travelling in Japan, mostly in Kyushu. We started in Kumamoto, with a wonderful view of the famous castle, although we couldn’t go inside due to earthquake damage.We spent an evening at Good Time Charlie’s bar, … Continue reading

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osechi

Hope the year has started out well for you all. We had our Japanese New Year osechi meal at home…and I made extra so we could have it again with a different set of friends…Hope this year will be bountiful!

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holidays

Hope everyone is enjoying their between-Christmas-and-New-Year break! Here’s a picture of the cake my dad made and that I carried back to San Francisco to enjoy…Stay cosy!

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Discovery magazine

I recently managed to get a copy of Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine featuring my HK toile bowl on the cover.They even gave me a nice little write up inside…I still love this toile so much, and am thinking of doing … Continue reading

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meyer lemon seeds

I recently packaged my mokuhanga lemon print for my collaborative project with Yoomni Nam and Katie Baldwin. I made an etching of a seed packet, and folded up the lemon print to fit inside: a print inside a print.The seed … Continue reading

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Nathan’s wedding

My friend Nathan asked me to create some illustrations for his wedding invitations, and I came up with several ideas for the three different event cards. Each card had a slightly different level of formality, so I tried to accommodate … Continue reading

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not a lemon

I have a piece in a group show opening next week in San Francisco called Not a Lemon. It features the work of 50 Bay Area artists and there’ll be paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures. I had my first real … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

We went very old-school on a recent trip to Las Vegas, and tried to rediscover that classic vibe from the movies. We went to see the Showstoppers musical at the Wynn (where I sketched in the dark)……and sat drinking cocktails … Continue reading

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Huntington Library teapot

I designed a lovely garden toile for the Huntington Library and Gardens in Pasadena a while ago, and it’s been used on a gorgeous parasol (see my previous post) but now it’s also available on a teaset.The printing is beautiful … Continue reading

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