Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fashion Illustration: Kimono

Here’s my version of the Japanese Kimono.

Adhering to the traditional red and black colors but taking a contemporary design.

See, the Japanese culture is really getting into me (read 2 entries back) <grinning>

 photo above from

Originally drawn last 23-Aug-12, I decided to paint it in watercolor.  I used deep black to distinguish the details and two gradients of red for the full effect. The red variations were selected for the ombre, modern feel.  

Original article here:

medium: watercolor


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