Ashley Matarama draws from the phletora of oddbit news in Japan to create illustrations about the news, often with humor.
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Philosophy in Illustration
BY JEAN HOLLYWOOD
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 07, 2013
Jean Hollywood talks about how illustration is used to tell a story, to throw around ideas, and to express onself. Philosophy can be used in illustration to provoke thought about controversial topics and things that people generally do not think about.
How I Get There: Nonsensical Comics about my Days in Japan
BY DAVID ROBERT
@ VOL 110
ON JAN 22, 2014
Illustrator David Robert came to Japan to buy some special pens for his illustration work, and ended up staying permanently. The story that got him there, on the other hand, is a lot more complex than that. David speaks on the unique influence of Japanese, French, and American comic-book culture that has made him who he is today.
HIT AND MISS: 10 Years of Photo Illustration
BY THOMAS ALLEN
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 14, 2015
Tom Allen, full-time artist and award-winning illustrator, talks about his recent 'hits' and 'misses' as he navigates the uncertain world of magazine freelance photo-illustration. Publication credits include Newsweek, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, and OUT magazine.
Drawing from Technology, Illustrating from Life
BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 131
ON DEC 16, 2015
"Put your hand up, the people who can't draw ... I want to ask these people: Can you make an egg? Can you write your name? Before you could that, you could draw."
If you know the vociferously talented illustrator Luis Mendo, you know just how many pages he fills daily with beautiful, lively drawings In a very special presentation from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 131, he shows off 20 drawings he made entirely on the iPad Pro, all with the Apple Pencil. As encouraging as ever, Luis shows us that everyone has the potential within themselves to draw — you just have to get out there and put pencil to paper (or iPad)!
A fantastical illustration for Japan House London
BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17
ON MAY 22, 2017
In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.
Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.
Thangka + contemporary
BY DAMIEN PASCOE
@ VOL 22
ON AUG 02, 2017
Tibetan art or 'Thangka Painting' is more commonly used in its traditional form as a meditation support for practitioners, but what happens when you introduce an artistic culture that has been alive for centuries into a contemporary western paradigm. Here the artist Damien Pascoe will talk about the preservation of culture through his work, and why it is important to continue.