Japan Publicity, Inc.
ARTas1 Book Volume 5
ARTas1® - Volume 5
96 pages, 10 x 7.2 x 0.5 inches softcover, English.
Professional Japanese Illustrators
(A collection of 23 Top Contemporary Japanese Visual Artists)
Cover illustration by 326 (Mitsuru Nakamura)
Released in January of 2015, ARTas1® Volume 5 continues to introduce some of the very best and cutting-edge Japanese artists. Featuring art that appeals to fine art collectors, fans of anime, and everyone in between; Vol. 5 beautifully reproduces new art from returning favorites as well as fresh artists whose works are seen here for the first time outside of Japan.
Readers will appreciate information on each artist’s mediums, awards, clients, mini-biographies, and contact information. Between 326's playful simple lines, Yuta Nohara's magical scenes, Tetsuya Toshima's art direction and bold use of of splashes of paints, and Haruka's ornate cut-paper, everyone will find artists that speak to them.
23 Japanese Artists. Mediums from oil on canvas to airbrush on metal, traditional cut paper & sumi-e caligraphy, pen & ink, abstract acrylics & pastels, 3DCG characters and more. 96 pages of modern inspiration from Japan.