Synopses & Reviews
The cherry blossom is a symbol of evanescent beauty in Japan, and its soft pink colorations have been explored countless times by Japanese artists throughout history. Featuring the work of Kyoto kimono design masters, this volume offers splendid examples of the venerable cherry and its variants, with color swatches, line-drawn renderings, image reverses, and other treatments that breathe new life into old conventions.
The splendid designs of traditional Asia in a spectacular color format for artists and art lovers.
About the Author
Born in Kyoto in 1946. 5th-generation Kyoto dyer dedicated to natural dyes and the reintroduction of traditional Japanese colors and dyes. Has written frequently on dyeing techniques and color usage. www.sachio-yoshioka.com