Kagaya Yutaka Tranquil Night of Starsall rights reservedForbidden the total or partial reproduction of these imagesmaterial used for educational purposes onlyimages: www.kagayastudio.comdesign and layout by Luisa Pachón
Tranquil Night of StarsInspired by the beauty magicof the seasons in Japan
9Profile of Kagaya YutakaA Japanese digital fine artist. Born in 1968, hehas created artworks relating to the universe in-cluding CG animation pictures, digital prints,posters, illustrations for astronomical books andmagazines.Studies:When he was a student, he became truly inter-ested in the use of computers while wishing tobecome an atronomer or an illustrator.Technique:He draws with water colors, color pencil anddigital techniques.Inspiration:He likes the astronomy and mythology, so heuses this topic for his inspiration because isthe most exciting for him.
10 11Starry BlossomsYou can feel a perfect spring by countless shining stars in the dark blue skyand clouds along the road. above all plenty of petals flying in the air and blos-soms in full bloom.
12 13Breezes with StarsYou can feel the summer weather thanks to items like a wind chime, mosquitoincense a bamboo blind, a tea room air and typical japan dress “Yukata”.
14 15Luna GardenThe grace of the crescent moon, the bright Venus and the panorama of the skyfilled with twinkling stars, You can feel a quiet autumn evening.
16 17Stars over SnowYou can enjoy a silent winter night by the subtle sound of her breathing, thesubtle sound of the rabbit, and complete silence of shining stars in the far sky.
18 19Madonna BlueMadonna blues is special for Kagaya because a memory. some years ago,he walked to the astronomic observatory and he found great many beautifulflowers. “I have never forgot the countless cups of madonna-blue, which Ipainted on the canvas of my memory” says Kagaya.This picture is Jyodo-daira, where, some say, stars are seen most clearly inJapan.
20 21Navigation around StarsThe spring weather and a lot of the love to the astronomy is represented in thispicture.“Some years ago, when I took a trip to Iriomote island in Okinawa, I happenedto see stars reflecting perfectly on the surface of the sea of the inlet. It was sofascinatingly. At this fancy sight I felt as if I were rolling a boat on the greatriver of Milky Way.” says Kagaya
22 23Snowdrop“When you pass flying through snow field in the moon light, you feel sogood”you feel as if both your body and soul were really absorbed into the moon andalso you can feel the adrenaline in this nice picture, which closes the gallery.