Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki uses the projection technique called anamorphosis which allows to create 3D illusion when viewed from the correct angle. The way he arranges his notebooks for these photos gives the effect of a pop-up book.
The December 2012 issue of Vogue Japan features the brilliant fragrance editorial ‘In The Mood for Fantasy’ starring Enchanted Dolls created by Marina Bychkova alongside the latest designer fragrances, photographed by Lacey.
Many gas companies in Japan, will artfully decorate their spherical gas storage tanks with colorful graphite, cartoon and traditional folk art. These gas tanks are found all over the country.
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Yayoi Kusama, the 83 years old princess of polka dots, is a sculptor, painter, writer, installation artist and performance artist. As a child, when she started to experience the hallucinations, from which she has since suffered all her life, her response was to paint polka dots. This motif has remained a central feature of her work, and expresses her feeling of revolving ‘in the infinity of endless time and the absoluteness of space,’ and her view of herself as ‘a dot lost among a million other dots.’
On hot summer nights, fireflies take center stage as they fly through the night air, punctuating the darkness with flecks of yellow light. Japanese amateur photographer Tsuneaki Hiramatsu used time-lapse photography techniques to take numerous continuous long-exposure shots of fireflies at night in southern Okayama, showing us a side of nature that is rarely seen.
Shichigoro-Shingo is a Japanese illustrator, working as a freelancer. His illustrations have a particular feel, combining goth looks, futuristic feels of metal and screws, with nature elements, such as animals and plants. Having studied oil painting at Tama Arts University in Tokyo, he started working with Photoshop and subsequently worked as a digital artist for a games company.