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DANIEL MITSUI ~ ARTIST



DEAR FRIENDS, PATRONS & BENEFACTORS:

In several recent drawings, I have gotten good results by taking photographs of posed live models and referencing them while drawing. My intention is not to draw portraits; I almost always change the faces beyond recognition. Rather, it is to make the anatomical proportions and fabric folds more accurate. I plan to do this for all of the drawings in the Summula Pictoria.

Because I usually set my drawings (whether of the Old Testament, the New Testament or the lives of the saints) in the material culture of the Late Middle Ages, I need to obtain or construct appropriate clothing for my models to wear. Since I often draw angels and saints wearing albs, copes, chasubles and dalmatics, I am putting out an appeal for old liturgical vestments. It does not matter if they are damaged or dirty or extremely ugly; all that matters is that they be in basically the correct shape. Please e-mail me if you would be willing to donate or barter any to me.

STATIONERY


This newsletter’s giveaway is of stationery. I found a stash of sheets that I had printed (digitally, on acid-free paper) years ago, featuring an original design of dog rose, oak and magnolia braches. While supplies last, I will include a package of 10 sheets with every order received.



              Yours faithfully,

              Daniel Mitsui
              July 2018





NEW COMMISSIONED DRAWINGS

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JESUS CHRIST HEALS The LEPER


Jesus Christ Heals the Leper



ST. NICASIUS


St. Nicasius



JESUS CHRIST at the DOOR      JESUS CHRIST at the DOOR


Jesus Christ at the Door





NEW DRAWINGS for SALE

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IHS


IHS with Crucifixion



VOLO MUNDARE


Volo, Mundare





NEW LETTERPRESS PRINTS

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ALMA PARENS ANNA


St. Anne, Alma Parens Anna



MASS for the LIVING


Mass for the Living





NEW BOOKPLATES and LOGOTYPES

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bookplate bookplate bookplate bookplate





ORIGINAL DRAWINGS for SALE      LETTERPRESS PRINTS
GICLEE PRINTS of INK DRAWINGS      ALTAR CARDS





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