Satsuki Shibuya's Watercolor Works are Soft and Understated

By: Jana Pijak - Sep 27, 2014
References: satsukishibuya & spoon-tamago
Satsuki Shibuya is known for creating subtle and understated art pieces like her latest series of watercolor paintings. Depicting landscape views and abstracted shapes, this image series boasts soft and calming visuals that are reflective of her signature aesthetic.

The Japanese and California-based illustrator looks to her heritage for inspiration and creates sublime and dreamlike watercolor art that instantly puts its viewer at ease. Satsuki Shibuya also drew inspiration from her favorite artists, Shigeru Ban and Rei Kawakubo when creating her set of gorgeous paintings.

Capturing a sense of inner peace, these images blend together monochromatic strokes with subtle hints of peachy and oceanic hues. These paintings marry traditional Japanese inspirations with the clean minimalism of modern art.