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Fox Moon, in homage to the Nintendo game Star Fox. For decades, Japanese woodcut printers have merely copied old masters for tourists. "There have been no new, fresh ukiyo-e designs," says David Bull, who has spent the last 30 years mastering the traditional technique. Now, thanks to the video game-woodblock hybrid imagery of Jed Henry, a 29-year-old illustrator in Utah, "young people all around the world ... are writing" to ask about woodprints. (5 of 5 images) Caption at link

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting by Jed Henry and David Bull

Mega Man - video games re-imagined as traditional japanese woodblock prints.

Video Games Re-Imagined As Traditional Japanese Prints

Soul Eater, in homage to Gameboy: Kirby's Dream Land. The "Floating world," ukiyo-e, style of Japanese woodprinting is "being discovered by a whole new generation, thanks to Ukiyo-E Heroes, a collaboration between American illustrator Jed Henry and British craftsman David Bull that reimagines popular video game characters in the context of medieval Japan." (1 of 5 images) Caption at link

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

He is swift and merciless, like the wind. Also, he sucks in stuff, sorta like the wind. View "Kirby Samurai" and more funny posts on Dorkly

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This is a small (but growing) series of Nintendo game characters (games for Nintendo, not all made by Nintendo) as traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints by Geekologie reader Ezra's illustrator friend Jed Henry. This is Samus here, but there's.

Funny portraits of animals dressed like humans…

Funny portraits of animals dressed like humans…

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Futurama print

woodblock printed on rice paper with deckle edge - Again, I love the combination of low-tech woodblock printing and high-tech sci-fi

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High quality machine prints on archival Japanese paper. Designs by Jed Henry.

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