A Japanese woman from another century walks on a path in front of the Ray and Maria Stata Center.
Made on iPad mini between June and September 2014, using ArtRage.
I drew Hiroshige’s “Dragon In Clouds, 1830-1839” on iPad mini, using ArtRage. I started it last month flying back from San Francisco and finished it last week (again in planes!) during my trip to Boston.
I’m not overly happy with it. I struggled with the tools, unable to find the right brush, the right setting; even with the colours I struggled! I’m posting it for closure. There.
I drew Hiroshige’s “View from Massaki on the Grove near Suijin Shrine, the Uchigawa Inlet and Sekiya Village” (8-1857), on iPad mini again, using ArtRage.
It took a couple days, 3 to 5 hours each. Below is a big version (1536×2048).
Quoting from the Scholten Japanese Art website:
This composition shows a view towards the Suijin Shrine on the Sumida River and Uchigawa inlet as seen through a round-shaped window from the second floor of a teahouse located in front of the Massaki Inari Shrine. At left the vase with a camellia blossoms and the branches of blossoming plum outside indicates the timing is early spring, and the dark hills in the distance set the time of day nearing dusk. The season and the proximity to the Masasaki Inari shrine suggest that it may be the first day of the horse in the second month, a day associated with visiting shrines devoted to Inari.