Today I created a silhouette of a character from the anime demon slayer or 鬼滅の刃 in Japanese. My children have told me that the name is Tanjiro, the main character from the anime and is something we all watch together on Friday evenings.
I was asked, by my children to do something on the Demon Slayer theme as it is their favourite anime. Actually, the animation is very popular right now in Japan and sold out at the box office on the first day of its release. Well, the newest anime that is which will be to the horror of my children as I don’t remember the name.
I enjoyed the silhouette drawing, not that it was easy but that it was enjoyable to bring something to life with just a few colours with the main being black.
It has given me the idea to create an oil pastel silhouette category as when I do draw my oil pastel paintings they are kind of in this area. I find the oil pastels to work better when I am doing silhouette drawings instead of painting like I would with soft pastels.
Anyway, I believe I will have more requests from my family on things they would like for me to draw in oil pastel, so keep an eye out for my next anime-inspired painting.
I hope you enjoy watching my time-lapsed recording of my Oil Pastel painting of Demon Slayer 鬼滅の刃.