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In progress.

In progress.
some in-progress teaser pics of my 'Hajimari' solo show coming up at Jonathan Levine Gallery in NY this coming Saturday. will post full images of all pieces after opening night happens. ;)

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Beautiful Wood-Block Prints by Hiroshi Yoshida Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) from Japan was a respected painter and a shin hanga printer. He is very famous for his woodblock printing. He gave new pinnacles to his printing work. He had through knowledge of all the parts of printmaking process. Maximum of his prints are plenteous landscapes. An avid traveler, his vast knowledge of places reflects in his work and makes it even more memorable.

Marion Bolognesi Marion Bolognesi is an absolute genius when it comes to using watercolors. This particular series entitled ‘Eyes’ is simple, yet, detailed images that stand out more than a completed face ever would. And the vibrant color use makes the paintings even more outstanding. Marion Bolognesi is currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Via acidolatte

Deceit – Badman Silence Deceit – Badman Silence (Video) Keep you inspired follow ShockBlast Admin / September 19, 2011 / 18:30 View the whole video here: Simply one of the best videos I’ve ever seen so far. Video was made by Creative Immortal / Richard Payne for “Badman Silence” by Deceit. Portrait paintings by Danny O’Connor (aka DOC) “Concentrating mainly on figurative and portrait subject matter, his influences include comic books, graffiti, illustration, and character design. With a strong graphic element visible in his work, O’Connor uses a wide range of media including acrylics, spray paint, ink, paint markers, and household gloss and emulsions. O’Connor has exhibited alongside some of the worlds leading Urban artists such as Banksy and Adam Neate as well as other gallery shows across the UK.”

Explosions of Color from a Chinese Artist Hua Tunan is a rising artist in China. Combining the traditional elements of Chinese art and culture with a modern twist, Hua brings about beautiful explosions on the canvas. Based out of Foshan, Hua (also known as 画图男) does performance and street art in addition to his paintings. Andrea Joseph (Weekly Story Theme: Romance) There is no other love like an illustrator’s hand and its pen. These two spend hours together everyday, inseparable, and when they are not together, the hand years for the cool grip of its beautiful slender pen. Andrea Joseph hand knows this feeling well, and his hand and its pen have been committed to each other for years now, and now on Creative Tempest they renew their vows.

Ridiculously detailed spray-paint and stencil portraits by Kris Trappeniers... I just discovered the work of Belgium-based Kris Trappeniers who describes himself as a “paper sculptor”. His delicately cut stencils are among the most complex I’ve ever seen, the twisting, curving line work creating these amazing portraits that are unbelievably finished with spraypaint. The Incredibly Detailed Drawings of Manabu Ikeda The pen-and-ink drawings of Manabu Ikeda are enormous in both size and detail. Working on paper canvases several meters in size, the Japanese artist spends up to two years on a single one of his masterpieces, never knowing what they are going to look like until they are finished. Manabu Ikeda begins work on his monumental artworks by sketching some images in his sketchbook as they pop into his head. He is always thinking about his art and sometimes sees images when he is doing the most mundane things, like having dinner with his friends. His drawing are a combination of the things that inspire him, from nature and history to technological advancements and catastrophic events like earthquakes or tsunamis. Although he has an idea of what he wants to lay down on paper when he starts to draw, a lot of time he just uses the images that flash in his mind as he is working, and the end result is a big mystery until the final stages of the drawing process.

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