Mark Wu

Category — Illustration

Hong Kong Based Illustrator Tanya Bennett

Illustrator Tanya Bennett sent us a link to her portfolio. Originally from the UK, she relocated to Hong Kong and through her work, explores traditional, digital and mixed media platforms to present beautiful and compelling images of women.

Check out Tanya Bennett’s website



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June 22, 2010   No Comments   |  

Jason Li’s Graphic Essay on Catalunya

Jason Li of 88 Bar, a blog about China that we frequently read, is posting his experience of living in Catalunya (Spain) for two years – in graphic essay form.

Have a look over on Jason’s website for the book: Adéu Barcelona Catalunya!

It’s currently at chapter 2 and is about being chinese in a foreign land…


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June 3, 2010   No Comments   |  

Pokémon As Traditional Japanese Art

If you’re still reeling from the previous post Largest Pokémon Collection Record broken by British Girl, then you’ll probably love this traditional Japanese art piece featuring Pokémon. We think this is pretty cool and done very well and to get a closer look at the full piece, you should check out this page.


Via Kotaku

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January 23, 2010   No Comments   |  

Excellent 2010 Year of the Tiger Print by Jonny Wan

Nice as they are, if you’re fed up of “traditional” red themed Chinese New Year calendars and the like, get yourself a decent 2010 Chinese New Year print to celebrate the Year of the Tiger by British Chinese illustrator Jonny Wan.


Following his work for a few months now, we find his vector texture style unique and fresh. You can buy the 2010 Year of the Tiger print at Society6 and check out more of Jonny Wan’s work at his website.

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January 7, 2010   No Comments   |  

Eastern Dragon Illustrations

Love dragons? These examples of Eastern Dragons are just for you. Website The Design Inspiration also post another 27, so pop on over via the link below to see more.




30 Inspiring Eastern Dragon Illustrations

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December 15, 2009   No Comments   |  

Creative Taiwanese Illustrators

We haven’t seen much in the way of Taiwanese illustration on this blog so here’s five examples to address the balance a little. They’re from Onextrapixel, who showcase 22 Taiwanese illustrators in total, so if you like what you see, click on the link at the end to check the others out.






22 Inspiring Taiwanese Illustrators

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December 12, 2009   No Comments   |  

Hong Kong Born Kristopher Ho’s Intricate Artwork

Kristopher Ho was born in Hong Kong but has just graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design this year. He has a superb, intricate, illustration style that showcases his imagination whilst leaving nothing to your imagination.

See more on Kristopher Ho’s website





Via LostAtEMinor

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December 6, 2009   No Comments   |  

Super Realistic Computer Generated East Asian Portraits

Digital graphics technology and imaging skills improve over time – check out these portraits below for some amazing examples!






See more on Designrfix

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October 20, 2009   No Comments   |  

Gorgeous Portraits by Chinese illustrator and comic artist Xiao Bai

Chinese illustrator and comic artist Xiao Bai has a superb portrait illustration style as shown in the following samples.


She has studied traditional Chinese painting since a young age and also works as a tattoo artist – with many of her female portraits brandishing tattoos.



Via LostAtEMinor

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October 10, 2009   No Comments   |  

Excellent Personal Creativity at Tokyo’s Design Festa Art Event

We spent a day at the Design Festa in Tokyo last May. It’s an amazing arts event full of lots of independent artists!


We covered alot of the Design Festa over 5 posts on our other blog, which you can check out via the links below. The event happens every May and November and its worth timing a trip to Tokyo especially for it, if you’re interested in creativity!

Design Festa at Tokyo Big Sight – Personal Creativity at its Finest!

Design Festa at Tokyo Big Sight – Linh’s Big Hair

Design Festa at Tokyo Big Sight – Amazing Variety of Artist Work

Design Festa at Tokyo Big Sight – Performers and Entertainment

Design Festa at Tokyo Big Sight – Amazing Cardboard City Model

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July 26, 2009   No Comments   |  

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