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Kurodaiya

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South Shore Kauai by Kurodaiya, visual art

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My Bio
I practice art like I practice life – always in a hurry to see how much I can experience in what little time I have left on this planet. I'm probably older than your mother, 4th generation Japanese American (yonsei) hapa living in tornado magnet Oklahoma. I have two generally well behaved children and a hubby who lets me do as I please (as long as dinner makes it to the table most of the time). I enjoy drawing and painting the most, photography the least (but trying to appreciate it more these days!).

Current Residence: Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plain
Favourite genre of music: Early 80's, J-Rock
Favourite photographer: Hiroyuki Masuyama
Favourite style of art: Manga Style and Early Italian Renaissance
Operating System: Coffee
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Shell of choice: Ni`ihau Kahelelani
Skin of choice: Snake
Favourite cartoon character: Agatsuma Soubi (Loveless) , Seiki/Rikugou from SO, Tatara from FY
Personal Quote: "Get the hell out of the fast lane, Dumbass!"

Favourite Visual Artist
Kouga Yun, Francis Bacon, Sandro Botticelli
Favourite Movies
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Scritti Politti, Chris Isaak, New Order, Orange Range, Japan
Favourite Writers
Brent Weeks, Roger Zelazny
Favourite Games
Dowsing
Tools of the Trade
Nikon D90, Staedtler .3 Pencil, Mono Erasers, Deleter Paper, Sakura Microns
Other Interests
Hula, Lua, anime cel and sketch collecting, manga drawing, painting, photography, writing
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Alive again, perhaps.  Gotta wake up and get on with life.  Trying to revive a lot of things, including this gallery. Heading to Japan and Korea for the holidays.  Looking forward to seeing old friends and experiencing new things.
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It is just about Christmas time, again.  I think we've made the decision to stay home, just in case the world ends on the 21st of December, I guess.  I'd rather be on Kauai for the fourth time this year, but someone needs to strangle the folks who want to charge two grand for one ticket to get there during school break.  Jerks...big jerks. Anyway, I've been doing a lot of watercolor painting lately, and now I'm getting that bug to put some more photos up.  Just need some time... I do have a photo I am quite fond of, taken during a golf course breakfast on Kauai.  I love to feed wild birds out of my hand (yeah, no need to write and complain
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You know you are getting older when your little girl asks you to set her up with her own DA gallery, and you agree she is the right age. Today we went to Just Another Hole in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Kim the co-owner piercer angel pierced my daughter's ears (she just turned 10) and re-pierced 2 ancient holes in my ear and my nose.  My first nose piercing several years ago was 1) really painful, 2) really brutal and 3) a major pain in the ass.  It took forever to heal and when it did I had to remove it for a minor surgical procedure.  That was the end of that misery.  The stud never went back in. But misery loves company, so now I have 2 m
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Thank you so much for the DA membership~! Happy 2012 The Year of the Dragon~! A much over due e-mail is coming your way soon. I hope your Hawaiian trip was a fun relaxing one with your family~ and you were able to take many more breathtaking photos. ^___^ :hug:

=^..^=
~tavi
beautiful gallery
Hey! Thanks for dropping by and checking out my gallery, Sky Rat!
LOVE your photography!! It's all really beautiful.

(This is Sky Rat from A-B if you were wondering who the heck I am, lol)
Your gallery is so lovely~
Love it so much :]
Welcome back to the group #heavens-net! =D
:jsenn: Teiten
Hey, thanks for adding the club to your watchlist, we hope you have an awesome christmas break! :hug:
:jsenn: Teiten