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I’ve been making a zine every month and the series is called 梅子と僕 / Umeko and I

I use my sewing machine for binding papers. 

Surprisingly a normal sewing machine sews papers pretty well.

I sew 11 sheets of papers (including a cover page) with a gauge 14 needle.

 

 

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I design envelopes for subscribers too. 

 

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http://umekotoboku.wordpress.com

 

 

These are some water colour paintings for character design.

 

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She is a main character.  / うめちゃん (Ume-chan)

 

 

 

ももえちゃん

Main character’s mentor, and good friends. /  桃絵師匠 (Master Momoe)

 

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Master Momoe’s soul mate. / つばき研究生 (Research student Tsubaki)

 

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Taro / たろうちゃん (Friends)

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Hanshin-kun / 阪神君 (Friends)

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Imazu-kun / 今津君 (Friends)

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Kokeshi-senpai / こけし先輩 (Mentor)

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Tsuruko / 鶴子さん (Main-character’s enemy)

 

 

I have also published a photographic zine.

 

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My photographic zine is partially a research book about how people try to accommodate their garden in small back streets of my hometown. 

 

 

Oh… one important thing. I am showing my paintings at jubilee GALLERY now. 

 

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http://jubileegallery.jp