The Microsoft Excel Artist – Tatsuo Horiuchi

When Tatsuo Horiuchi retired, he decided to try his hand at art. But instead of spending money on paints and brushes, Horiuchi used what he already had pre-installed on his computer—Microsoft Excel. Now, the 77-year-old artist is creating remarkably intricate digital masterpieces of the Japanese landscape, all on the free graphing software. Source - Great … Continue reading The Microsoft Excel Artist – Tatsuo Horiuchi

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 Bud?: 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, art, history and culture. It goes without saying that I … Continue reading The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japanese Martial Arts

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 done of myself and a he obliged!  Below is my … Continue reading Jamaipanese portrait by @Khisayama – Thank You!

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 Momozono recently. While viewing them I almost felt like I … Continue reading Art of SUMO – photographed by Tomoki Momozono