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Tokyo Hipsters from FRUiTS

These drawings are based upon photos found from late-1990s issues of FRUiTS Magazine, a Japanese fashion magazine covering the fashions of the Harajuku district of Tokyo. I quite enjoyed sketching from these photos and wanted to share.

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Pen-and-Ink Illustrations

I don't draw for pleasure nearly often enough. Consequently, the below gallery isn't nearly as full as I'd like. Oh, I have lots of sketchbooks full of half-baked and partly rendered artwork, but more often than not, I find myself dragged away by work or friends or some such, and by the time I return to the drawing, I've already lost the motivation to complete it and have started another one instead.

Still, I do finish a piece every once in a while, and occasionally it's even good enough to show to other people. Below are a few examples.

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Sketchbook Work

In the last year or so, I've finally taken to once again keeping a sketchbook. It's been something like dozen years since my last attempt — my last two jobs were so effort-intensive that the very idea of drawing in my off-hours seemed ridiculous. As it is, I find myself drawing in fits and starts, but I am keeping at it, as the below efforts demonstrate.

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