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Heikegami - Samurai Crabs These are the rad crabs popular with Kuniyoshi that feature the face of a samurai on their shells. Really cool little guys. They are a product of the Gempei war, a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto Clans. During the battle of Dan-
Size: 9" x 11.5" - Pages: 206 - Published: 2013 - Price: $75 - Binding: SoftcoverThis is the catalog from the Japanese Ghosts and Eerie Creatures ehibition that just ended and was without a doubt one of the coolest collections of yokai artwork under one
Size 6" x 8” - Pages: 136 - Published: 2011 - Price: $42 - Binding: Softcover I looooove Kasho's work - amazing reference for
Size 8" x 11.5” - Pages: 182 - Published: 1986 - Price: $80 - Binding: Softcover This is a great collection of Japanese Shunga - It starts out with the regular men and women in a variety of poses but towards the end there is some stuff that made my
Size: 7.5" x 10" - Pages: 224 - Published: 2012 - Price: $75 - Binding: SoftcoverThis is one of a series of books that were immediately some of my all time favorites. Gorgeous photography and cover to cover brilliant reference. The sculptures provide nice clean lines
1 regular brush pen, 1 fat tipped brush pen, 1 med tipped brush pen, 1 fine tipped brush pen with black sumi ink (refillable) and 1 with orange ink perfect for initial sketches.
Size: 6” x 8” - Pages: 320 - Published: 2013 - Price: $60 - Binding: SoftcoverThis is a GREAT little collection of Hokusai sketches and full color illustrations as well as Kyosai sketches and artwork. Predominately sketches and definitely some old favorites, but the Kyosai sketches
By Dave Allen
Last year's devastating tsunami and earthquake in Japan deeply affected everyone in our industry. It would be hard not to be. More than 20,000 dead and 100,000’s left rebuilding. As a community we banded together and raised money for relief efforts. After a full year it is still
By Anthony Iannucci: Over one year ago, a massive 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, birthing a devastating tsunami that had swept over the cities and farmland in the north-east part of the country and set off warnings as far away as the west coast of the USA
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By Takahiro "Horitaka" Kitamura
When I think about good tattooing, I think of art executed by skilled craftsman. In an era of chain stores and mass production, it is always refreshing to see something hand-made. I met Jamie from RePop through my good friend Chris Yvon. Chris told me about