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Digital Illustrations by Eiko Ojala Layer Timely Metaphors in Paper-Like Compositions

 Illustration #digital #editorial #shadows March 29, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Eiko Ojala, shared with permission Using his signature style of paper-like cutouts, Estonian illustrator Eiko Ojala (previously) digitally renders works that play with shadow and depth. He frequently collaborates with well-known publications like The Guardian and The Washington Post, among others, on …

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Ethereal Paper Sculptures and Large-Scale Installations by Ayumi Shibata Play With Light and Shadow

 Art #installation #light #nature #paper #sculpture #shadows February 18, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Ayumi Shibata, shared with permission Japan-based artist Ayumi Shibata (previously) designs intricate landscapes using layers upon layers of white paper. Some of her sculptures are miniature, whereas others are immersive installations, and all are brought to life with the …

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An Engineer Creates Images Hidden Inside Translucent Windows Exposed Only by Light

 Design #cats #physics #shadows #video #windows August 25, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] What appears to be a smooth acrylic tile suddenly reveals a 2- or 3D figure when illuminated by the sun or an artificial light source. The magical window, which is the inventive design of aerospace and software engineer Matt Ferraro, relies …

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Timely Editorial Illustrations by Eiko Ojala Elegantly Explore the World’s Most Pressing Topics

 Illustration #editorial #shadows August 18, 2021 Christopher Jobson All images © Eiko Ojala, shared with permission Climate change, the pandemic, politics, and social unrest: these are just a few of the topics artist Eiko Ojala (previously) has been asked to depict for some of the world’s largest and most respected publications. Using his immediately …

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Learn the Shadow Puppetry of Japan’s Edo Period with Hiroshige’s Delightful Woodblock Prints

 Art History #shadows #ukiyo-e #woodblock prints June 2, 2021 Grace Ebert Master the playful art of shadow puppetry with a little help from Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858). The prolific ukiyo-e artist, who is best known for his poetic woodblock prints of the Tōkaidō and views of Edo, also created an instructive series of omocha-e, or …

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