August 6, 2007

Musashi - the path of the warrior


















Altought not recognized as a true bushi by some japanese experts, Musashi is a icon of the samurai culture. He started from nothing, as a hungry little boy in a small village called Miyamoto, and became one of the greatest warriors in Japan. Famous by using both swords during a embate, Musashi has won over 60 deadly duels during his live. I see his personal path as a analogyof my own live, walking through wildness, facing every kind of difficulties, meeting important friends and always chasing the dream of become "strong". It`s easy to imagine the decisions of take as duels, the ways of life as unknow paths throghout montains and forests...

This is a simple study over the character, I was trying to get the thing again in Painter. Has being over 4 months since I last used it. The drawing is a little loose for my style, but I`m posting anyway. Later I intent to do a better homenage to one of my favorite historical figure: Miyamoto Musashi.

7 comments:

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  2. Hey thank you for the post. It means alot as it is hard to have confidence when no one knows you. YOu are quite amazing yourself. I really like your style. Very professional.

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  3. year, what a nice Artwork, and this on my birthday! It's a sign?

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  4. miyamoto musashi, i first found out about thru the dreamcast game 'brave fencer musashi' and was amazed to learn it was based on a historical figure. good job with the artwork on one of my favorite japanese historic heros

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