Watercolor artist Hiroki Takeda is known for his vivid and wholesome depictions of cats, dogs and other animals using his signature style of botanicals. But the artist has recently turned his colorful brush to a darker subject matter: anti-war imagery and hopes for peace.
For an upcoming solo exhibition Hiroki Takeda has been creating several pieces that have deviated from his typical subject matter of beady-eyed cats and dogs. Working largely with a darker color palette, and sprinkled with color here and there, are war planes, guns and soldiers. […]