sketched the liverwort in our garden. I like their star-like umbrellas. looks so lovely!! Advertisements
Though I wasn’t sure what kind of tree this is, as it came up in the garden, I’m convinced to say this is a walnut tree now. Very cute!
This unidentified young tree came up in our garden last year somehow. Found many funny faces on it. How Lovely!! I’m guessing this is a walnut tree. … or somthing … Continue reading
another Daffodil work, colored by water-color. Their vivid yellows are shining in the garden. Spring!
The first dandelion blossom in this Spring. very small. very short. and very CUTE!!!
Tiny tiny daffodils! They are the first Spring flower in our garden. Yes! Here comes the Spring!
The seeds of the balloon plant have the shape “heart”. another heart shape are leaves of the wood sorrel. many hearts in the garden!
this is a kind of a fruit in the mountain.
not sure if this fruit exists only in Japan? rare fruits only in the mountains. feel something humorous for me, from the shape and the colour.
Persimmon leaves turn the color in Autumn, from green to red. the leaves have a lot of variations of hues such as deep green, yellow, pink, vivid orange, bright red … Continue reading
many many tomatoes! They’d fully ripen very soon.
one of the symbolic fruit of Autumn in Japan. I’m not sure if it’s an ordinary fruit in other countries too. the yellow orange color is very unique and very … Continue reading
the illustration for a book “Mermaid”
This extremely hot Summer, 2013 in Japan, is ending at last! many cicadas, typical summer insect and usually lives on tree, lay down on the ground at the end of … Continue reading
for Autumn postcard. those acorns look like little hats.
Each flower of aubergine has its own thorn. some have many, some have few. interesting to watch their individual looking.
The morning glory grow and grow. They have grown more than my height in a month! Hot mid- Summer has come. The morning glory make comfortable shade in front of … Continue reading
Getting hotter and hotter here in Japan. Summer is a kind of reading season somehow (for me). maybe because there’s holiday in summer? and it’s too hot and humid to … Continue reading
It’s rainy season now in Japan. hydrangea look fresh and vivid in the rain!
usually, morning glory flower in midsummer after vines have grown more. it’s the first time for me, to see such an early flower on a short vine. cute!
an illustration for my calendar in 2013.
it’s called TODAIGUSA, means beacon lamp stand, in Japan. interesting that both English and Japanese liken this weed to light thing, sun and lamp. very bright colour!