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Posts Tagged ‘Yoko Furusho’

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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Amelia’s Magazine 10th Anniversary Kickstarter Campaign: That Which We Do Not Understand

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! Read on to find out how you can be a part of my project and get your hands on the limited edition book and fine art prints...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! I’m producing a limited edition gold foiled artists’ book and an exclusive series […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Review

Wonderful work from a huge array of galleries, collectives, online shops and many more. Here's my pick of artwork to buy at this year's Pick Me Up London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Following on from my review of the newcomers in Pick Me Up Selects section it’s time to take a look at the rest of the exhibitors at this year’s fair. […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Pick Me Up Selects Review

Pick Me Up returns for 2012 with a brand new panel of industry experts who have selected their pick of up and coming artists.... here's what I liked!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pick Me Up Selects – Zim & Zou. There is one major problem with a trip to Pick Me Up contemporary graphic art fair: the vast choice of amazing artwork. […]