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My New Painting Inspired by Japanese Kakejiku Scroll Art

One year ago   |   By Fine Art Tips

Asian art has always inspired me. I love the simplicity, brilliant design and color harmonies these talented artists are able to achieve. My newest body of work has been loosely inspired by Japanese kakejiku scroll art.
According to Wikipedia, a kakemono , more commonly referred to as a kakejiku , is a Japanese scroll painting or calligraphy mounted usually with silk fabric edges on a flexible backing, so that it can be rolled for storage.
To the right is an example of the beautiful balance, and pleasing composition the skilled kakejiku master can achieve.
I have always been intrigued by...
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