JungShan, Merging Styles From the East And the West

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JungShan is an artist from Taiwan who uses ink and merges traditional Chinese brush techniques and Western technique drawing. By combining these two styles, she makes her arts unique and strikingly beautiful. Read more

Shisouan or How To Become A Samurai

Shisouan (梓想庵) is a service that let you borrow traditional samurai clothes from the Kamakura period and induce yourself into the atmosphere of the Kamakura area. Of course, katana are also included and you can even try Japanese archery (kyudo). You can also check out their blog if you want to see more photos.

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That’s how I looked after being transformed into a samurai.

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Sakamoto Ryoma Statue in Yokohama

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This statue of Sakamoto Ryōma was exposed at Minato-mirai in Yokohama a few weeks ago.

Sakamoto Ryōma (坂本 龍馬) was an important figure during the Bakumatsu period and a leader of the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate.
He was born in 1836 in the old Kōchi Prefecture and was assassinated in 1867 in Kyoto.

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 ....

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!

[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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Katana Gallery

Seeing how popular katanas are on our Facebook page, we wanted to make a blog post to regroup beautiful photos for all of you katana-lovers!

So here we go with our first Katana Gallery. Since there are so many photos we wish to share, we will make the gallery in many parts. This post is the first part of a wonderful gallery!

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  1. sok mom: how can i buy this?

    • Samurai Art: Sadly, these katanas are not for sell. However, if you really wish to buy katanas, you can check the items…

  2. Katana Gallery - Part 3 | Samurai Art: [...] news! Yes, it’s time for part 3 of the Katana Gallery series! And also, thanks to Ricey for letting…