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An Artist a Week: Audrey Kawasaki

Week 19: Audrey Kawasaki “It Was You” (2014) Find her on her website, Instagram, Facebook, blog, Twitter, Artsy, or Thinkspace gallery. Kawasaki’s website describes her art as “paintings of women on wood with a consistent, distinctive style” and some might say consistent is boring but it’s hard to not be a little spellbound by these women and…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Audrey Kawasaki

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An Artist a Week: James Jean

Week 18: James Jean “Bless Your Heart” (2016) Check him out on his website, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, or Maharam. This week’s (belated, oops) An Artist a Week feature is Mr. James Jean, a Taiwan-born graduate of the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He’s been extremely active since at least 1999, which made picking out just a…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: James Jean

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An Artist a Week: Lora Zombie

Week 17: Lora Zombie “Catzilla” (2015) This week’s artist is Russian-born Lora Zombie, known for her vivid grunge-inspired colored pieces. She’s been featured in her home of Russia as well as New York City, Toronto, and Los Angeles. Check her out on her website, Instagram, Deviantart, or Facebook. Lora’s art often features political themes, touching…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lora Zombie

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An Artist a Week: “Nanomortis”

Week 16: “Nanomortis” “Her True Colors” (2015) Find them on Deviantart. A lot of Nanomortis’s artwork is less soft and sweet than much of what I’ve written so far this year, and that’s all right. There’s traces of Bloodborne’s tentacles of darkness and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas as well as anime styles not unlike Soul Eater, Tokyo Ghoul,…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: “Nanomortis”

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An Artist a Week: Maruti Bitamin (“Koyamori”)

Week 15: Maruti Bitamin Maruti, also known as Koyamori, is a stunningly talented watercolor/ink artist currently living in Canada whose art reflects a dreamy, nostalgic feeling as well as inspiration from her birthplace of China. You can find Koyamori on her tumblr, twitter, instagram,  deviantart, or store (which is normally immensely well-stocked but is closed…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Maruti Bitamin (“Koyamori”)

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An Artist a Week: Lindsey “Ohrinjii”

Week 14: Lindsey “Ohrinjii” “Alacrity” (2015) Ohrinjii (actually Lindsey, an artist living in Japan with little personal information on her Tumblr and Instagram) is a watercolor artist whose works all share the same coy and calm facial expressions of traditional Japanese art. She gives these faces to strange, often winged or plantlike creatures living in dreamlike…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lindsey “Ohrinjii”

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An Artist a Week: Elizabeth Beals

Week 13: Elizabeth Beals “Jenny Everywhere Day 2015” (2015) Find her on Tumblr, Twitter, Deviantart, or her website. Art available in her store or through her collaborations and projects such as Square Carousel. I first discovered Elizabeth through her Sketchuary posts on Twitter and fell madly in love with the elfish angel waif doodles she was whipping up daily.…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Elizabeth Beals