Amazing Manga Illustrations by the Japanese Artist Shohei Otomo

 

Shohei Otomo is a modern day artist who draws with traditional Japanese influence combined with modern style. He is the son of Katsuhiro Otomo who Created & Directed the Manga “Akira”. Manga are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century [read more about]. They have a long, complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. Shohei Otomo draws his awesome manga illustrations with just a ball point pen! Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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