Mayumi, Oita prefecture, Japan
Hello, I like the picture you painted because it is very beautiful.
I look at it every day.
I’m glad that Gareth also likes torii (Japanese gate).
The picture is displayed with a family photo.
Fukuda, Oita prefecture, Japan
Thank you for painting such a beautiful picture.
I was impressed.
Now I can always remember and feel this place
I decided to buy two paintings, one for my office and one for my home.
My husband is very happy
He said he would make it an heirloom.
“Really nice contact. The picture arrived securely packed with an extra treat as a delighting surprise.
For me Gareth Naylors pictures always have a feel of rawness and accuracy to them as it for me is typical for some of the best art in the Japanese tradition.”
Robert bought a painting of a stony path in Kuju, Oita prefecture.
Frederic, Alabama USA
“Gareth brushes and colours capture the impermanence and beauty of the Japanese world. The lightness and liveliness of his paintings truely reflect an essential aspect of the scenes he paints. Garteh Naylor’s Art pulls me into a world I feel I belong to and long for, a world of contrast and harmony, a world of modernity and tradition so poetically brought up by Gareth.
Early in 2014, I fell in love with the Watercolors of Gareth Naylor. I actually was stuned by his painting of an old Japanese Castle which reminded me so much of Samurai lore. As a long time student of martial arts and zen, I am fascinated by many aspects of Japanese Culture and Art. When I first saw Gareth’s painting I felt I absolutely needed it !
This painting is now in the guest room of my home in Alabama.
I am also the lucky owner of this other colorful piece by Gareth Naylor. A Japanese night market under the rain.
Hanging by my bedside, I enjoy seeing it every morning when I wake up.”
Frederic bought a painting of a traditional Japanese street in Usuki, Oita prefecture.
Mayumi, Fukuoka, Japan.
“We love your picture. It is so beautiful.
And our most favorite thing is your delicate brushwork.
We hang a picture on the wall of the entrance.
Mayumi bought a painting of a street scene in the rain.
“Gareth has the incredible gift of drawing you into the painting. Not only are his stunning landscapes full of a surreal beauty that captivates no matter his subject, he has an eye that sees the unseeable, a unique way of bringing to life and rendering a setting with haunting magic. With splashes of color and seductive shadows, he whisks you away to a place of peace, wonder and even majesty in what many would deem merely ordinary scenes of life. My only problem is where to hang the two magnificent pieces I own so I and my guests can enjoy them fully every day.”