Archive for February, 2014

sketches

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on February 16, 2014 by lelandwong

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brush and ink sketch on a chip board.

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Just a doodle on a scrap paper on the desk.

Chinatown New Year Street Fair

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on February 16, 2014 by lelandwong

just some pictures from the Lunar New Year Street Fair in Chinatown yesterday.

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Year of the Horse — Happy Lunar New Year!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on February 4, 2014 by lelandwong

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Like last year, I went down to Red’s Place in Chinatown to experience the stroke of midnight to usher in the new lunar year of the horse.  They had a long string of firecrackers that extended half way down the block.

The  trouble is… there are very few Chinese in Chinatown on the lunar new year eve for some reason.  It’s mostly white people going crazy with firecrackers.   The whole street on Grant between Washington and Jackson becomes a free for all with firecrackers, fireworks and M-80’s.  It could be pretty dangerous with those M-80’s being carelessly thrown.

Well….it’s another new year.  Like always I wish everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous new year.

Draw Dragons at Draw Me a Dragon

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on February 4, 2014 by lelandwong

Had a great time at the official closing of my five month first ever exhibit of all my Nihonmachi Street Fair posters at the National Japanese American Historical Society’s Peace Gallery.  For the occasion I drew dragons in front of about fifteen people who attended.  Then we cooked some yakisoba and gyoza’s on my electric skillet.

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I felt everyone had a good  time.  Art and food is always a winner.  From here the poster exhibit will eventually be taken down.  They don’t have plans for the next exhibit yet, but when they do, they’ll begin taking it all down.