Tagged: art

The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japanese Martial Arts

Another high-quality exhibition related to Japan’s history and culture is headed to Jamaica in the form of ‘The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japanese Martial Arts’. The last Japan-themed exhibition to grace our shores was JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters which was focused on the anime, manga,...

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I am a Chibi Samurai thanks to @mira_art0

Surfing through Instagram recetnly I came upon a page by @mira_art0 with some adorable chibi art. I spent a few minutes perusing the collection before leaving a comment asking I could get a chibi version of myself drawn. I was quickly contacted and a few...

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Meet my Star Wars: The Old Republic characters

Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG that I have been playing on and off for a year and a half now. With the first year of college done I have been spending a lot more time in the SWTOR Galaxy plotting the demise...

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Jamaipanese portrait by @Khisayama – Thank You!

A few days ago during my regular perusal of the Twittersphere I happened upon a tweet by my pal  @RYOtheSKYWALKER that showed a cool-looking portrait of himself. I asked about it and he revealed that it was done by portrait painter @Khisayama. I inquired about getting one...

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Tokyo on Foot – Book Review

I have reviewed some great Japan related books over the years but “Tokyo on Foot” may be my favourite Tokyo related book ever. I like this book so much because it is very unique, showcases they artistic skill of the author and offers a genuine...

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Art of SUMO – photographed by Tomoki Momozono

Sumo wrestling is a sport misunderstood by many and unfortunately the sport mostly makes the news these days for all the wrong reasons. I hope to be able to to witness a Sumo wrestling competition one day in the future. I surfed into some awesome photographs by Tomoki...

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Jamaican Music Album Cover Designs

Jamaica has a rich musical heritage stretching back long before we even became an independent country. Jamaican musicians and entertainers such as Shaggy, Jimmy Cliff, Shabba Ranks, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Sean Paul and the great Bob Marley among many others has made Jamaica much more...

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Kitano Tsunetomi

A very good friend of mine who I met through this site and fellow Japan, Anime, Gaming enthusiast has introduced me and will continue to help to delve further into the world of Japanese/Asian art. My first lesson/peek is of a famous early 20th century...

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