Yukata’s and Kimono’s are such pretty subjects for a painting. They can have any sort of pattern on them, and the shape of it is so elegant.. for me at least anyway. They feel almost like a window into some other dimension. Ok ok, maybe I’ve been watching too much Stargate shows… but way back, I was working on series of oil paintings that explored “windows,” and it felt after a time like they were not mere windows but windows into another world, or a personal universe. It could be an interesting topic to pick up again. Hmm.
And here are the 4 new paintings in the Yukata series: