Fittingly there is this exhibition now at the Oldenburg Horst Janssen museum:
Over a hundred years ago artist Emil Orlik travelled to Japan to learn more about coloured Japanese woodcarving ...
... and was inspired.
Orlik also made a lot of drawings.
I used the work of Japanese artist Yoshiro Tachibana for my inspiration, who in return is very much influenced by modern European painters.
stretching my creative muscles with colours I wouldn't normally use
and his special composition: