This is a selection of sketches I've drawn or painted from life. I hope you like them.

Woman and her poodle in a cafe

Woman and her poodle in a cafe

Two ladies in kimono and a surfer(?) enjoying the view at Yuigahama (near Tokyo)

Taxi taking somebody home at the end of the night in Tokyo

Taxi taking somebody home at the end of the night in Tokyo

Lady in a pale green kimono walking down a lane in Kagurazaka, Tokyo

Lady in a pale green kimono walking down a lane in Kagurazaka, Tokyo

View of Yuigahama beach and the outcrop to the west

View of Yuigahama beach and the outcrop to the west

Man fishing in a moat in central Tokyo

Man fishing in a moat in central Tokyo

Daimonji in Kyoto the day after it had been set alight for Gozan no Okuribi

Couple sat by the Kamo River in Kyoto

Sketch of local public bathhouse (women go to the left and men go to the right)

Ginkgo-lined avenue in Meiji Jingu Gaien Park in Tokyo

Ginkgo-lined avenue in Meiji Jingu Gaien Park in Tokyo

The Mona Lisa

Policeman in Tokyo

Policeman in Tokyo

Train in Tokyo

A mum with her tot talking to a friend

A mum with her tot talking to a friend

Soba restaurant under the tracks in Shinbashi in Tokyo

Soba restaurant under the tracks in Shinbashi in Tokyo

Man sat on Yuigahama beach looking out to sea

Man sat on Yuigahama beach looking out to sea

Sketch of a crossroads in Yurakucho in Tokyo

Sketch of a crossroads in Yurakucho in Tokyo

Ladies in kimono sat by the Kamo River in Kyoto

Bullet train flying over yakitori places at Shinbashi Station in Tokyo

Lane in Kagurazaka

Young man sat waiting on a railing in Nishi Azabu in Tokyo

Young man sat waiting on a railing in Nishi Azabu in Tokyo