DeadlyKawaii’s new Artist hanko

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Those that know me, know I have a slight obsession with traditional Japanese Kamon & Kimono/ Tenugui/ Furoshiki pattern designs…..this also includes Japanese Hanko stamps and artists seals especially in Kabuki woodblock prints.

I have a really nice Jade stone hanko from a previous alias, so I was really looking to get a new one for DeadlyKawaii !!

And at the Japan Expo Paris event I was lucky to meet up with the really lovely Tomoko Tsukui and her assistant who makes supa cute awesome stamps and I commissioned her to create my DeadlyKawaii hanko artist stamp or [雅号印] to put on artworks.

Pic of Tsukui Tomoko-san holding the new DeadlyKawaii hanko >.<

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So here’s the new DeadlyKawaii hanko!

Tomoko Tsukui DeadlyKawaii

Check out her cute website here: TSUKUITOMOKO.COM

I wonder if I would have been able to create something myself, but definitely not so skillfully. I really like how it has a handmade look to it, but mostly made by a person who really loves her craft and artform so I will be proud to stamp my new sketches and artworks with it^^
A close-up of how the print turns out can be seen at the header of this post…

So here’s the first artwork created featuring the new Hanko^^
The artwork is a chibi white Kitsune nine tail version of my original character “Zakura” and will be part of a new “Kawaii Shinto series” I’m creating

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So if you find me at any conventions, be sure to request a sketch and I’ll be using the new hanko >.<

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