Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Phil Couture
35 followers
35 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
New painting: "Naoai"
"Naoai" - oil painting on linen canvas This is a portrait of Naoai, a maiko (apprentice geisha) from the Kamishichiken district of Kyoto, Japan.  She performed at the Horikawa light-up in August 2017. Available at:  www.philcouture.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Recent Works
Available at:  http://philcouture.com/ "Portrait of Katsutomo" - oil painting on linen This is a portrait of Katsutomo as a maiko (apprentice geisha). She recently became a geisha in 2015. "Satsuki" - oil painting on canvas This is a portrait of Maiko Satsu...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Ukiyo-e Studies
Here are some studies I did recently of various "Ukiyo-e" or "Pictures of the Floating World" Japanese prints.  They are all studies of prints by the 18th century Japanese master,  Kitagawa Utamaro.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
April Paintings
Here are some recent paintings I did in April.   Available at: http://philcouture.com/  Toshisumi - 33cm x 24cm oil paint on linen Lady in Waiting (Umecho) - 8" x 21" - oil on linen Mamefuji - 33cm x 24cm oil on linen Hanatouro - 12" x 16" oil paint on wood...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
International Artist Magazine April/May 2015 Article and Demo
Very honored to have been chosen for a 6 page article and demonstration in the April/May 2015 International Artist Magazine!
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Charcoal drawing of a first year maiko
Here is a  charcoal drawing I did of a new maiko (apprentice geisha) from the Gion Higashi district of Kyoto, Japan. "Komako" - 9" x 12" - charcoal drawing on toned paper
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Newest Painting: "Tora Tora"
Tora Tora - 30cm x 59.5cm original oil painting on 1.5cm wood panel My wife and I had an opportunity to have dinner with geisha and maiko in December in the Gion Kobu district of Kyoto.  After dinner, the geisha and maiko danced to the shamisen (Japanese st...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
**
Very honored to have my painting "Maiko Tomitae"  selected as a Finalist in the December RayMar Art Contest! http://raymarartcontest.com/winners/155
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
**
Geisha 芸者 Art: Oil paintings and Drawings on Youtube
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded