I took a walk around Yamashita Koen in Yokohama today after having lunch at Chinatown. The park was teeming with people enjoying the start of Golden Week and the good weather. This gentleman was painting the scenery in the midst of it all.
Hand-drawn face portraits (Nigaoe 似顔絵) or charactures are very popular in Japan. You can often find an artists sitting by the side of the road in busy shopping locations or inside shopping malls like you can see in these pictures. [...]