Japanese Illustrator’s Charming Key Chain Design Gives You a Travel Companion to Paint with Nature

Gifted Japanese illustrator Kamome Fuyuno from Kanagawa writes in her profile that she loves colored pencils and nature. The second part of that definitely shows in one of her most popular works–a clever and charming acrylic key chain that lets itself be colored in by your surrounding natural scenery. The simple key chain features one of Kamome’s often illustrated subjects, a young woman...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/10/japanese-illustrators-charming-key-chain-design-gives-you-a-travel-companion-to-paint-with-nature/

Japanese Illustrator Combines Animals and Vegetables to Make Charming Fairy Tale Creatures

Japanese illustrator, manga artist, and all-around animal lover Ponkichi is continuing his artistic experiences with a new series the illustrator says is an effort to get young children to like vegetables. Each day, Ponkichi posts a new illustration that charmingly meshes adorable animals and vegetables into “fairies”. While it may sound like an odd combination at first, Ponkichi is able to blend...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/10/japanese-illustrator-combines-animals-and-vegetables-to-make-charming-fairy-tale-creatures/

“40p Static Movie – Bullet Speed”: Insane Action Photoshoot by Chen Zhun for FHM China

Back to 2008, photographer Chen Zhun for FHM China – reveals the complete anime story with all its essential elements: action, girls, guns, violence and futurism! True to the title, you can see all the photo sequences (it ties up to a cop-criminal chase with big guns, big bikes, explosions, sexy uniforms you name it) here. Let’s just say, China is really stepping up in their creative superpower...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/40p-static-movie-bullet-speed-insane-action-photoshoot-by-chen-zhun-for-fhm-china/

Japanese Artist’s Puzzling “Spot the Killer” Murder Mystery Has Net Baffled

Japanese illustrator Shida has a talent for dark and thought-provoking artwork that has just enough detail combined with an air of mystery that invites you to fill in the blanks by imagining a story to go along with it. That’s probably a big reason why Shida has been able to befuddle so many with a simple question accompanying a murder-mystery themed illustration: “Who killed that girl with the...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/japanese-artists-puzzling-spot-the-killer-murder-mystery-has-net-baffled/

The Japanese Cat with Over 100 Cosplay Costumes

Nausicaä, The Catbus and Super Mario are just some of the characters in this feline’s impressive collection. Cosplay culture is so big in Japan it isn’t just reserved for humans anymore — these days, animals like cats, dogs, and even squirrels have been known to dress up in costume and pose for the cameras like a teenager on the streets of Harajuku. Now a 13-year-old feline called Chocola is...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/the-japanese-cat-with-over-100-cosplay-costumes/

Japanese Hobbyist’s Mind-Blowing Models Look Exactly Like Anime Stills

Japanese Twitter user and modeling enthusiast Annkoromoti crafts and paints many plastic models, particularly those from Mobile Suit Gundam and Macross. However, where the annokoromoti’s models stand out is that they don’t simply put them together out of a box, but actually turn them into artistic dioramas that look as if they could double as an anime still. Annokoromoti recently crafted this...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/09/japanese-hobbyists-mind-blowing-models-look-exactly-like-anime-stills/

Japanese Artist Creates Epic Anime Costumes For His Cats

If you’re a fan of cats, anime, and adorable cats dressed in tiny anime costumes, this one is going to be a treat. Apparently, there’s a talented Japanese man likes to create handmade anime costumes for his two cute cats and you can find his beautiful creations on his Twitter account. If you know your anime well enough, you might be able to tell that most of the costumes he creates are based on...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/japanese-artist-creates-epic-anime-costumes-for-his-cats/

Artist Created These 10 Beautiful Paintings Of Studio Ghibli Characters In Nature

According to Déborah Maradan: “Studio Ghibli movies have touched a wide range of people of all ages over the years. The combination of beautiful visuals, compelling stories, spectacular animation, and breathtaking music make these my favorite animated movies to watch. In these watercolor paintings, I combined my love for Ghibli movies and my love for nature to try to recreate those feelings of...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/artist-created-these-10-beautiful-paintings-of-studio-ghibli-characters-in-nature/

The Incredible Psychedelic Paintings Of Yoko d’Holbachie From The Other Side Of The Rainbow

Yoko d’Holbachie was born in 1971 in Yokohama, Japan. She studied Art and design at Tama Art University in Tokyo. She has worked as a freelance designer for advertisements, books, magazines, and video games. d’Holbachie currently teaches art in Tokyo in addition to spending time in her studio creating paintings and sculpture. Her work has been exhibited throughout Asia and in London, Rome...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/the-incredible-psychedelic-paintings-of-yoko-d-holbachie-from-the-other-side-of-the-rainbow/

Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. This witty series comes courtesy of Isuka...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/07/japanese-illustrator-s-real-museum-girls-series-reinterprets-classic-paintings-in-social-networking-age/