Today, September 20, the October issue of Musica Nova is on sale. The image in this issue is one of a collection of Spanish dances called Andaluza by Granados. It is said to be the most famous one. Actually, this piece was originally selected as the August image, but we could not produce it because we could not come up with the right image. However, while working on the cover art for the August issue, the image suddenly came to me and I started sketching it at the same time.SEE DETAILS
I have been assigned to do the cover art for the quarterly magazine of Hamamatsu Arts & Creation, Hamamatsu Foundation for Cultural Promotion. The theme of this year’s cover is “Progress”. Unusually for me, it has a Japanese taste. Please have a look at the website of Hamamatsu Arts & Creation, which introduces the concept of this image. https://www.hamamatsu-artscreation.jp/blog/blog-1046/
The September issue of Musica Nova is now on sale. The cover picture this time is Fauré’s Nocturne. For some reason, I prefer Fauré’s Nocturne to Chopin’s.
The August issue of Musica Nova has been successfully released this month. This issue was created with the image of Joe Hisaishi/Summer. Summer is my favorite season. I am in the mood to go on a long trip this August! Of course this is the song I imagine when I’m traveling!
The Hamamatsu Art Association exhibition ended yesterday (7/10). We would like to express our sincere appreciation to everyone who visited the exhibition and cared about it. This year’s exhibition was open to the general public, and at the recommendation of my former teacher, I entered an entry, which thankfully received an award. The general public was invited to submit more than 120 works, and the winners were decided by voting by the members of the association. I submitted the original artwork for the cover of the June issue of MusicaSEE DETAILS