Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

Using the simplicity of indian ink and linen canvas Ikenaga Yasunari has captured a simple serenity in the the faces of his female portraits.This calm sensuality is highlighted by the richness of their surroundings. Yasunari’s Japanese heritage has inspired a style of painting which is characteristic in his work. This ancient technique of Nihonga is a traditional Japanese artform using a Menso brush and ink. With this Yasunari has successfully captured an essence of the past with a pallet of muted tones , but  has injecting a modern twist to each piece with his use of pattern and cloth.

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration

 

Ikenaga Yasunari   The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined inspiration
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