Taken in Japan. Painted in Thailand
Acrylic ink on hand made Japanese washi paper
The Sakura Festival celebrated throughout Japan is a fabulous time to be in this fascinating country. Beautiful blossoms bloom in unexpected places and at unexpected times.
The sleek minimalist approach and limited colour palette used in this series is with is very much inspired by Japanese culture.
The sun is represented by the colour red in Japan and used here in a soft sense complimenting the delicate blossoms. The combination of red and white is also a very popular combination in Japan as it represents happiness.