Ukiyo-e, woodblock print reproductions of Japanese master artists. Custom artworks based on the history and culture of feudal Japan. Decorative tile art, tile murals and painted glass.
Artist Julia Sweda offers custom designs and adaptations of master Japanese ukiyo-e, woodblock print, urushi-e painters. Themes of scenery and landscapes (sansui-ga), Zen and koi water gardens, mon or kamon emblems and family crests, beautifully detailed animal portraits. Most captivating are the portraiture of beautiful young women and courtesans in various settings (bijin-ga).
Oiran wooing young samurai with geisha, maiko and their attendant nearby in an artistic license adaptation/combination of Torii Kiyonaga’s “The Bush-Clover Garden” and Hosada Eishi’s “The Courtesan Takikawa”.
The master painters covered by Julia’s paintings are: Hiroshige, Utamaro, Masanobu, Eizan, Kunisada, Toyonobu and Jakuchu. Their works are customized, colorized to add depth with vibrancy and are rendered as tile art, tile mural and glass paintings.
More portraiture on glass and artist grade porcelain tile.