Wonderful paintings by Taipei-based illustrator JungShan. Combining Eastern style with Western techniques to produce her expressive images, JungShan works primarily with Chinese ink, accentuating certain aspects with digital pens and brushes in Photoshop. Her strong portraits often feature warriors and samurais in motion, while employing a style similar to calligraphy painting.
Visit JungShan’s Blog to discover more illustrations, learn about her creative process as well as download free ink textures.
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This impressive series by Japanese photographer Tomoki Momozono documents the ancient Japanese martial art of Sumo that can trace its origins back some 1500 years. Momozono is currently working as a sports photographer in London.
You can see all pictures of this series on Behance
Design for Japan features a collection of artwork from different designers made in the hope of raising money for Japan after the earthquake and tsunami on 11th March 2011. A great way to help!