Maki combines Chinese traditional Gongbi Technique (工筆) with oil painting style to paint her works on silk using natural materials like mineral pigments, Chinese Ink and gold leaves. In her paintings one can always see a protagonist little girl wandering inside her dreamy world. During this magical journey she encounters various adventures and sees all sorts of mystic, exotic and fascinating landscapes.
As in life, we have different experiences in different stages, her paintings enlighten us to seek for a meaning in our life, inspire us to continue pursuing our goals and always open our eyes, embrace and learn to appreciate what are around us. For more information about Maki Kuchida, click here!