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Mythology, Fantasy & Sci-fi by Chun Lo

Chun Lo is an illustrator and concept artist living in Florida. He has been working in fields such as publishing, advertising, and gaming specializing in fantasy and sci-fi oriented illustrations along with creature design. His work explores themes of mythology, fantasy, … Continue reading

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Mysticism, Japanese Folklore and Mechanical Gears by Zeen Chin

Zeen Chin is a freelance illustrator and concept artist living in Kuala Lumpur. Each of his artworks is a suggestive embodiment of memories, mysticism, japanese folklore with a handful of those erotic women with mechanical gear. ArtStation /  Instagram  

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Japanese Handcrafted Hair Ornaments by Sakae

Based in Narita City, Japanese artist Sakae creates delicate hair ornaments known as kanzashi. In her hairpins, the artist incorporates a keen sense of fragility and the beauty of the Japanese palette. Each piece is hand-crafted from resin with a delicate brass wire around the edges. … Continue reading

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Architectural Sculptures Made from Dandelion Fluff by Yusuke Aonuma

These architectural sculptures are made from real dandelions (tanpopo, in Japanese) by Japanese artist Yusuke Aonuma . – Aonuma begins by harvesting the dandelions and drying them (…) He then “plants” them upright in acrylic slabs to form three-dimensional geometric and architectural shapes. … Continue reading

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Miniture Embroidered Meals by Japanese Artist Ipnot

Japanese artist ipnot has spent years perfecting her hand-embroidery art and today creates “paintings” using just needles and yarn. While exploring the traditional craft herself, the artist discovered the ball-like French knot, her “favorite type of stitch.” “I choose a thread of … Continue reading

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Monmon Cats by Kazuaki Horitomo

Kazuaki Horitomo is a California-based Japanese artist who has been tattooing for over twenty years and is well versed in Japanese tradition including tebori (a technique of tattooing by hand). This unique concept was born out of a combination of Horitomo’s two great … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Edible Compositions of Mosaic Sushi

image via natsuki_717 The Mosaic Sushi is a creative new food trend that involves the preparation of various different types of sushi and then cutting them in squares to create mosaic patterns. In Japan Mosaic Sushi began appearing on Instagram and … Continue reading

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SAKURA 2016 – Japan Timelapse by Hideto Shimizu

4K timelapse video showing sakura — cherry blossoms — at some of the iconic places in Japan. (List of the locations below.) Photographed from late May through April, the video follows the opening and full bloom of the cherry blossoms … Continue reading

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Japanese Temporary Tattoos to Detect Soba Allergies

Incorporating traditional Japanese motifs and designs, these temporary tattoos were developed in collaboration with a dermatologist to detect soba (buckwheat noodle) allergies. “When it comes to food allergies, soba is the peanut of Japan,” says ad agency J. Walter Thompson, … Continue reading

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Japanese Realistic Fake Food Bookmarks

These 2-dimensional realistic fake food bookmarks are sold through the quirky online shop Tokyo Kitsch. They come in 8 different varieties with each looking more lifelike than the next. Twitter / Facebook via [spoon-tamago]  

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