nuǎn (warm)

Brush pen and water. Completed December 2018. The Chinese character 暖 (nuăn – “warm”) is written today wi


Shuntokumaru from the Noh play “Yoroboshi”. Fountain pen ink and waterbrush. Completed November 2018.

31 days of poetry and ink (Inktober 2018)

Brush pen on etegami postcard. For Inktober 2018, I illustrated a selection of my short poems spanning from 2007 to the day I

The Nue and the Monk

Inspired by the Frank R. Stockton story The Griffon and the Minor Canon. Fountain pen ink. Completed June/July 2018.

Niounomiya / Kaoruchujo (The Perfumed Prince / The Fragrant Captain)

Niou no Miya and Kaoru Chujo from Tale of Genji (Uji chapters). Fountain pen ink and waterbrush – Papier Plume Sepia, Ky

Genjimonogatari (series)

Illustration series inspired by Tale of Genji. Fude de mannen, ink and watercolour. Currently in progress. You can read my th

Through My Mind (series)

Brush pen, ink, watercolour. Completed April and May 2017.

When the Time Comes

Acrylic. Completed June 2016. Detail:


Brush pen and watercolour. Completed December 2015. Noodler’s Raven Black water-resistant (not waterproof) ink with wate

Inktober 2015 – Zodiacs

Brush pen. Completed one each day over October 2015 as part of Inktober. Originally posted on instagram and tumblr with quotes

Surround Me

Brush pen, watercolour, gold and silver markers. Completed August 2015 (despite what the drawing says).


Nod from my original story “Sleeping Aid” in the Suddenly Sentai collaboration Mechanism of Magic. Brush pen, watercolour