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...

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Bare Gruesome Fangs And More With Japanese Designer’s Awesome Creature Masks

Talented special effects artist turned fashion designer MALICIOUS.X crafts incredibly stylish and sometimes horrifying accessories, but her awesome masks might be appreciated at no better time than now. Her series of pleat face masks includes a “creature face mask” that lets you bare your fangs and unleash your inner beast. By opening your “mouth” your can reveal a gaping maw of scary razor sharp...

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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple: A Secret Garden In Kyoto Features 1200 Stone Sculptures

neverendingvoyage Otagi Nenbutsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in the Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, Japan. Otagi Nenbutsu-ji was founded by Empress Shōtoku in the middle of the eighth century. Though was destroyed by the flooding of the Kamo River, it was rebuilt as an offshoot of Enryaku-ji, a nearby temple. In the 13th century, it was again destroyed during a civil war. The temple was moved to its...

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Stunning Black & White Photos Of Tokyo In The State Of Emergency During The Rising Of Coronavirus Cases

Dai Kurokawa/EPA As Japan considers lifting state-of-emergency conditions in many regions this week and the country inches towards a gradual return of economic activity, photographer Dai Kurokawa looks at life in the capital. h/t: guardian Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/EPA Dai Kurokawa/

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80-Year-Old Man Masters Excel To Create Amazing Paintings

80-year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi from Japan is known all around the world for his incredible drawing skills. However, he doesn’t use pencils, pens, or paint for his art. Instead, he creates masterpieces in Microsoft Excel! More: Tatsuo Horiuchi h/t: boredpanda Around 20 years ago, before retiring, Horiuchi thought that he needed a new challenge in his life. So he settled on painting. However, he didn’t...

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Zombies In Tokyo Amid Coronavirus Fears

Issei Kato/Reuters An actor dressed as a zombie is seen before their performance at a drive-in haunted house show by Kowagarasetai, for people inside a car in order to maintain social distancing amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a garage in Tokyo, Japan. Issei Kato/Reuters A Japanese performance group is starting a run of drive-in horror shows for people who are scared of...

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Felt Artist Packs Adorably Realistic Cat Heads Into Furry “Cat Frame” Portraits

Wool-felt art is done by knitting wool fibers into shapes with special needles. In the past, we’ve seen talented artists in Japan use it to create incredibly lifelike shiba inu dolls and even gigantic wearable cat heads. Wool-felt artist, Fujitasatomi’s latest creation is now getting similar hype in Japan. Fujita works on creating many crafted-animals and other every day tools with wool-felt...

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“Everyday Train Life:” Daily Life Of Japan In Black And White Photographs By Pak Han

Pak Han is an award-winning photographer, capturing the sublime and intrigue in the ordinary everyday life. He is most interested in photographing people, going about their daily rituals in urban surroundings. It is Han’s desire to tell stories through his photos and share his eye with the audience. Han had collaborated with numerous theatremakers and choreographers for over a decade...

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Japanese Art Student Creates Terrifyingly Beautiful Forest Of Despair

When you take a walk in the woods, you usually ready yourself for stumbling upon mud, bugs, rash-causing leaves and at worst snakes. Imagine shining your flashlight in the middle of the night of a camping excursion and finding this: Scary, right? Don’t worry, the terrifying Silent Hill-esque faces you see spawning out of bamboo trees are simply the amazing but unnerving work of Japanese university...

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This Modern Japanese Fishing Boat Designed With Graphic Motifs

Have you ever seen a fishing boat with so much style? Nendo design studio has transformed the Japanese fishing boat Shofukumaru into a true work of art. h/t: fubiz The crew of such a ship usually stays at sea for about ten months, a heavy ordeal both physically and mentally. Most of the young crew members do not come back on a second mission. It was therefore asked to create a ship that would...

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