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How to draw traditional japanese clothing (Kimono, Yukata) - Drawing Reference Design Reference, Drawing Reference, Drawing Guide, Maya, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Clothing, Drawing Clothes, Woman Drawing, Anime Outfits

Art References

tanuki-kimono: “ Kimono drawing guide 2/2, by Kaoruko Maya (tumblr, pixiv, site). Booklet is available in pdf for ¥ 900 here. Here you can see : • Women belt knots examples • Men belt knot examples...

  Japanese Uniform, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Male Kimono, Men's Kimono, Modern Kimono, Japanese Costume, Oriental Fashion, Fashion Outfits



  Male Kimono, Yukata Kimono, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Japan Outfit, Kimono Design, Drawing Clothes, Character Outfits, Kimono Fashion



z- Haruka Ayase (born-Aya Tademaru)- Blind Onna-Bugeisha (Woman Samurai)- 'Ichi', 2008 Samurai Poses, Ronin Samurai, Female Samurai, Samurai Warrior, Warrior Princess, Warrior Girl, Warrior Pose, Aikido, Japanese Culture


Everything I post/reblog is about Ayase Haruka (綾瀬はるか), one of the leading actresses in Japan.

  Action Pose Reference, Action Poses, Japanese Costume, Japanese Kimono, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Male Kimono, T Art, Oriental Fashion



One of my favorite dancers, Kazuo Ohno, Dead Sea, Photograph by Nourit Masson-Sekine. "The dead start running. Le Terrier, La Danse Macabre, Theater, Creepy Photos, Contemporary Dance, Modern Dance, Evil Clowns, Dance Movement, Dark Fantasy Art

Ohno: Oh Yes - DRAWING LIFE by fred hatt

Kazuo Ohno, a seminal figure in the butoh dance movement and one of the great creative spirits of our time, passed away June 1, 2010, at the age of 103. I saw Ohno perform in 1996 at the Japan Society in New York. In an essay posted on my first website, I wrote, ” I […]

  Ronin Samurai, Samurai Warrior, Sketch Inspiration, Character Inspiration, Martial, Sword Poses, Medieval, Arte Ninja, Samurai Artwork

Ghost of Tsushima - Ryuzo , Emre Ekmekci

I made the high poly model of Ryuzo's costume including his straw cape and hat. His distinctive, cool personality depicted in his costume designed by Naomi Baker was a fun challenge with lots of layers working together. I created the shirt, kimono and

Japanese Samurai Warrior in Full Costume with Weapons, Photographic Print Samurai Weapons, Afro Samurai, Samurai Armor, Female Samurai, Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Costume Armour, Japanese Warrior

Japanese Samurai Warrior in Full Costume with Weapons, C.1880s

Final Dimensions (width x height): 12" x 18" Item #10103588

  Samurai Tattoo, Samurai Art, Character Art, Character Design, Ghost Of Tsushima, Architecture Tattoo, Japanese Characters, Cg Art, Dope Art

Claudiu-Antoniu Măgherușan on Instagram: “Ghost of Tsushima FA II Currently playing through the 2nd act and got inspired to do another illustration, this time Jin is accompanied by…”

3,062 Likes, 41 Comments - Claudiu-Antoniu Măgherușan (@claudantonium_art) on Instagram: “Ghost of Tsushima FA II Currently playing through the 2nd act and got inspired to do another…”

 I love modern/harajuku style, too, but Taisho roman rules my heart, lol. Human Reference, Art Reference Poses, Photo Reference, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Sword, Kamakura Era, Samurai, Female Ninja, Draw On Photos


I'm Nao. As you can see; I love kimono! Especially vintage/retro style. I love modern/harajuku style, too, but Taisho roman rules my heart, lol. Anyways! I'm always looking to make some great kimono loving friends!

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The 15 greatest samurai movies ever

Today's big filmy list looks at the best ever Samurai movies. These range from the classic 'Easterns' of Akira Kurosawa, to the modern day epics that pay such homage to his work. There's something deeply satisfying about watching a samurai film; about seeing historical figures demonstrate total control over mind and body (as you lazily break open another tin of Quality Street while slouched on the sofa).Oh, and as a special favour to all you purists out there, there isn't a single Tom Cruise…