inseparable (art recipe video)

i thought it’d be fun to capture how i colour my drawings. i held my digital camera in my left hand, at about cheek level, and recorded part of my colouring. i was listening to superpitcher (“tell me about it”, from kompakt total 6). it was a bit awkward to hold the camera while drawing, but i think it worked out okay.

for a happy colouring afternoon.

UPDATE: i’ve made prints of this drawing, and postcards, available in my SHOP.


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prints and postcard of this drawings are for sale on my online SHOP.

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  1. yuki’s avatar

    that’s very nice! i couldn’t have figured out that you used so many different colors on the skin. i did a same video-tape the drawing thing once, but it got way too dull i need to find a video editing software to fast-forward through all to be viewable!

  2. Mayu’s avatar

    the video was so interesting! I was in fact wondering how is you drawing process with coloured pencils like, because at first I couldn’t believe that many of you drawing were done with coloured pencils.
    I liked the music as well!
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

  3. yukayamaguchi’s avatar

    yuki chan:
    thanks! i use a whole lot of colours. this is just a beginning…
    happy studying in london!!!

    mayu chan:
    thanks! colour pencils are magical :D
    oh great. there’s new one called “total 7″. you should check it out!
    thanks for the card, mayu-chan :)

  4. Caitlin O'Connor’s avatar

    WONDERFUL! it’s always fascinating to me to watch other artists at work – coloured pencil is such a long process, and you do it so beautifully.

  5. yukayamaguchi’s avatar

    oh, thank you.  that’s so nice of you.
    yes, it takes a long time… sometimes my right hand looks like it wants to run away. i’m bribing her nice colour pencils to keep her interested.
    so far, it’s working :D

  6. Rafaela’s avatar

    This is a really nice thing to show! Thanks for sharing such interesting part of you….

  7. yukayamaguchi’s avatar

    thank you, rafaela!
    actually it was my first time to actually watch how i draw. i didn’t realize i move and colour all over the place!!

  8. alex’s avatar

    Miss Yuka,

    first,congratulation and happy belated birthday for ur baby boy..
    i love your drawing a lot, and the way u colour !
    i get know of you when i read “MILK” and i bought 5 copies of that
    issue cos of your article in there..hah..

    all the best,
    Alex from malaysia

    p/s: will u mind if i post ur works in my blog to show my frens?
    ( i think they will crazy abt ur creation,cos u ROCK!! =D)

  9. yukayamaguchi’s avatar

    wow. five copies – that’s very sweet… thank you so much :)
    i’m very very touched.

    yes, you are more than welcomed to post my drawings to your blog. let me know when you post it :)

  10. alex’s avatar

    i ald posted them quite a while..forgot to let u knw..take e look when u’re free k? thankss miss Yuka..anyway..keep it up! ure my idol..

  11. yukayamaguchi’s avatar

    i went to check your blog. thanks alex – so sweet.

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