Ken Matsubara

Scenery, Process of Painting
September 10, 2014

Follow Ken Matsubara in his Nasu District studio as he goes through the process of creating his serene yet dynamic paintings. A reflection of his own appreciation of nature, Matsubara travels around the mountains and plains that surround his studio to collect materials and inspiration. In this video, observe how Matsubura uses natural elements like soil and sand to produce delicate textures, unique paints, and pigments. From spraying water on sprinkled sand surfaces to imitate eroding land to applying loess paint made from soil, Matsubara invites us to consider the breathtaking anomalies of nature that often go unnoticed through his process of painting.