Tag Archives: Japanese Media

Pop Media Project

For this project, I created a short manga. A girl is taking pictures with her camera at Nezu Shrine. When she lowers the camera, she sees a yokai known as the Kuchisake-onna that attacks. I was drawn to this area … Continue reading

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Pop Media Research

For this project, I plan on doing a short comic, based on manga-style. I chose the Nezu Shrine to include in my work. This shrine is located in the Tokyo Metropolitan area and is well-known for it’s torii gate tunnel … Continue reading

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Character Design Revision

For this project, I chose the story of Urashima Taro. The characters I chose were the princess, Otohime, Urashima Taro, one of the children that beats on the tortoise and the tortoise itself. Urashima Taro is said to be the … Continue reading

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Project 2: Character Design

The story of Urashima Taro begins with the best fisherman in town and the kindest person around finding a group of boys beating on a tortoise. The boys refused to give the tortoise away, so Urashima Taro offers money for … Continue reading

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Traditional Media Project

For this project, I created the Japanese kanji characters for moonlight. For this art form, I found it most difficult to keep a steady hand and to try to create the lines I wanted in a straight fashion. In order … Continue reading

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Traditional Media Research

Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) is one of Japan’s most popular fine arts. Simply put, it’s an art to write beautifully. The artist makes a work by bamboo brush and inks on the rice paper. It exchanges harmony and beauty. The equality … Continue reading

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