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Japanese Circle Set 五 is the fifth painting in a set a micro-scenes.
What the artist calls 'circlescpaes'. A collection of paintings working within a small circle.
It is reflective of the scenery the artist experienced while walking in the Kii Peninsula & The Kitaazumi District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Over a winter/spring and has been the focus of his new paintings.
Within the circle are the indications of a forest and a shoreline.
It's very minimal.
The tree line is marked with the artists scratching technique in a tight cluster of tree branches and shapes.
Under this in the lower section of the circle are minimal water ripple lines.

It was painted using Japanese watercolour paints to create a circle of tones in a warm purple, pink, golden copper, russet shades.

The artist has placed sharp branches of trees which were cut from the top layers of paint to reveal the undercoat of white.

The outer rim of the circle is ragged and sharp in places as the artist explores making the centre look like a stamp or a print.
On this picture, the artist has added a teardrop shape or bubble on the inner rim of the circle.
The background is flat white which makes the centre circle really 'pop'.

The painting has a coating of clear epoxy resin, giving it a high gloss finish. A surface the artist has intended for his works for many years, this is the first collection to receive the treatment.

The colour tones are purple to golden yellow across the inner circle, stippled at different levels to create tones within.
The undercoat is white which is revealed in the trees and water. The background is flat white.

Depending on the picture the artist usually does not sign the front unless it can be disguised or hidden in the picture. This picture has a very minimal nature, so is signed on the reverse.

The painting comes ready to hang in a hand-painted white wooden frame.

Materials used:

Watercolours / Epoxy Resin

Japanese Circle Set 五 (2018)

$170.32

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This artwork is sold by Peter Gillies from United Kingdom

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