This Week’s Sanity Drawings: RŌNIN

I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of rōnin. Being a “wave man” who serves no one, pays allegiance to no one, answers to no one, takes jobs as they come along, that way of life sounds like a way made especially for me.

I suppose that’s why I chose to draw my favorite rōnin for this week’s sanity drawing. Or maybe I was just drawn to draw them because I like these characters:

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Toshiro Mifune, as Sanjuro in “Yojimbo” and “Sanjuro”

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Ogami Itto and Ogami Daigoo, from “Lone Wolf And Cub” by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima

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…can’t help wondering if you could recognize this modern-day rōnin…

As usual, I drew directly without any pencil sketch. I made the basic forming lines using the brush and light brown watercolor, then started to fill in the blank areas until I got the shape I wanted to see, and added other colors. That’s how I messed up Daigoro’s cheek and Itto’s hand a bit.

 

Now, I wonder what next week’s sanity drawing will be. Any idea?

 

 

 

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~ by edwinlives4ever on July 4, 2015.

7 Responses to “This Week’s Sanity Drawings: RŌNIN”

  1. It’s great, Edwin! Truly great!
    Do you want a prompt? Hmmm…
    What about Seppuku or Jigaki? 😛

  2. keren, mas!

  3. Sik nduwur joss tenan brengose

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