plein air painting in Arashiyama, about 45 minutes by bike from my apartment. The sakura were just starting to fall off the trees
bridge to Arashiyama
Daikumo-in - 6" x 11" plein air painting in Higashiyama
This is a really unique part of a temple in the Higashiyama neighborhood. It resembles the enormous, traditonal wooden floats that are built every year for the Gion Matsuri, one of Japan's largest festivals.
Ume (plum blossoms) in bloom at Kitano Shrine.