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Category Archives: Japan
Mushi mushi! Tired of all the colorful pictures you’ve seen on this site so far? Then you might like this artist. Shohei Otomo (or Hakuchi) is a Japanese illustrator who works mainly with his trusted ballpoint pen, creating images that … Continue reading
Let’s get a little more serious this time. Obviously, not all of Japanese art are of childish and lighthearted nature (as fun as it may be to look at). There are some illustrators out there that want to look more … Continue reading
Japanese woodblock-print: From about 220 A.D. until the 19th century, woodblock-printing was the most popular way of printing text ant pictures in East Asia. Originated in China, it soon made it’s way to Japan, and so, much of the classic … Continue reading
This time, I thought we might stray a little bit from the otherwise realistic form of illustrations that we’ve been looking at previously. Even though I might prefer that kind of art, I thought that it might be fun to … Continue reading
So we continue… Once again it seems that I have come upon a brilliant artist who’s background is kept in the thickest, most mysterious fog. I have looked everywhere, and what I have found is only the artist’s own few … Continue reading