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Posts Tagged ‘Funeral’

Meet Yoko Furusho: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Yoko Furusho is a super talented New York based Japanese illustrator. Her work for my 10th anniversary book is inspired by ideas of the afterlife, and is available as a super limited gold leaf print NOW.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Yoko Furusho is a Japanese illustrator based in New York, and was featured in my first book, Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration. Since then she has worked with a long list of commercial clients, and featured in many exhibitions and books. She loves to draw details, textures and patterns with ink and acrylics. The Scenery of the Other Side was inspired by Japanese ideas of the afterlife, following the recent loss of her grandfather. ‘Souls must cross a huge river, and are first judged by the King of Hell. Cows and horses carry the good souls to heaven and my illustration shows what I think this might look like.’

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Your artwork is titled Scenery of the Other Side - what elements does of this world did you decide to feature and why?
I wanted to focus on the after life world which we don't understand. Since I lost my grandfather last year, I… read more

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