Living in a world with two moons.
I designed a mock poster for Murakami Haruki’s book, 1Q84. It works as a stand alone image, but when folded and the two sides are brought together it mimics the goal of what Aomame and Tengo strives towards in the story.
THE FACE OF ANOTHER
The subject of what separates art and design is convoluted and has been debated for a long time.
Artists and designers both create visual compositions using a shared knowledge base, but their reasons for doing so are entirely different.
Some designers consider themselves artists, but few…
Howl’s Moving Castle concept art - Howl’s Castle
[参加ミュージシャン]chocolat、嶺川貴子、 大野由美子(buffalo daughter)、salyu × salyu、やくしまるえつこ
Kazuo Oga (various watercolour works c.1988)
Kazuo Oga is one of the most inconspicuously famous artists, which is inspirational in its own right by how humbling it is. You would think they were digital from an immediate approach, however upon closer inspection of the textures, lighting and layering it’s clear they’re perfectly hand crafter watercolour pieces.
His works, featured in the backgrounds of various Studio Ghibli films, are subtle enough to blend into the background of the films yet stand out alone as perfection of watercolour techniques and command of lighting.
Just considering there are scenes where the camera pans across his works for several long moments reflects the sublime quality of his work. And that he was able to develop enough artworks to supply several films with stunning backdrops is nothing short of breathtaking.
That’s a good word for it, “breathtaking”.