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Samurai Drawings in Ink

Today’s featured artist is Rodolfo Arana from Tijuana Mexico.
Rodolfo studied at the National School Arts/UNAM in Mexico City and has already been drawing for 27 years. His weapons of choice are ink and watercolor with a touch of acrylic and liquid pastel.
And now, his drawings of samurai are presented to you at Samurai Art!


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  1. Rodolfo Arana: Thanks Cedric & the Samurai Art...

    • Samurai Art: You're welcome! Thanks for your comment :)

  2. Cisneros Martinez Jaemikun: :D increible me ha impresionado mucho .... me encanta saludos desde Guadalajara ....

Katana Gallery – Part 3

Good news! Yes, it’s time for part 3 of the Katana Gallery series!
And also, thanks to Ricey for letting us use his photo (first one on this post) as our new Facebook page cover. We really appreciate it.

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  1. okaou: nice collection

  2. uriwes: very good

  3. Reopt: like!

Samurai And Ninja Kitbash Collection

A few weeks ago, a Samurai Art follower, Ptk DanCastro, sent me a link to his own gallery of samurai and ninja figures kitbash collection that he made himself. If you don’t know about kitbashing, here is a link to the Wikipedia article.
I personally find it to be an outstanding and very interesting work, and that is why I am sharing it with you today. Enjoy!

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  1. Ptk DanCastro: thanks for the feature :)

  2. telni: awesome!

Places To Visit in Kanagawa: Meigetsu-in

Meigetsu-in is a garden and temple situated in Kita-Kamakura, Kanagawa. It was founded in 1394 by Norikata Uesugi of the Uesugi clan.
It earned the nickname Ajisai-dera, which means Hydrangea Temple thanks to its beautiful ajisai (hydrangea). These flowers are in full bloom during the month of June, a time when the temple gets extremely crowded.

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  1. Places to Visit in Kanagawa: Engaku-ji Temple | Samurai Art: [...] went there at the end of the Winter season, just after my visit to the Meigetsu-in Temple. It was…

Katana Gallery – Part 2

Second part of the Katana Gallery series is here! Enjoy!

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  1. thejoepeach: #debolas y tasty™ katanas a mas no poder... hasta se antojan tenerlas en casa

    • Samurai Art: Sorry, English please? ^^'

      • thejoepeach: heehehe ok... np.... it says that i like to have a few ones... seems pretty tasty...

  2. Katana Gallery - Part 3 | Samurai Art: [...] you liked this gallery. If that is not enough, here are Part 1 and Part 2 of the Katana…

[Famous Samurai]: Uesugi Kenshin

Uesugi Kenshin (上杉 謙信?, February 18, 1530 – April 19, 1578) was one of the most powerful Daimyo during the Sengoku period. He had several nicknames like the Avatar of Bishamonten and the God of War.

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