Gansai is richly colored Japanese paint with very finely ground pigments. It offers a completely different experience from Western watercolors. In this livestream recording artist Karen Elaine introduces you to the colorful world of Gansai!

two gansai orchid paintings with a gansai watercolor set in the backgroun

pink gansai flowers cut out and arranged on top of an assortment of floral gansai watercolor paintings

gansai bamboo painting and gansai orchid painting with gansai watercolor set in the background
white gansai flowers painted on a blue background with gansai set in the background

This video was originally livestreamed on the Yasutomo Facebook page on Friday, 9/29/23.  

Items Used

For an easy, shoppable overview of the items used in this demo, visit our World of Gansai collection HERE.

Listed roughly in order of appearance in the video:

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