Art

Tekkon Kinkreet Frustration

Tekkon Kinkreet Frustration

More than a week ago, I watched the anime Tekkon Kinkreet. It has the most interesting animation/character design/illustration styles. Since then, I practiced drawing the Taiyo Matsumoto-way…in vain. I can’t seem to capture the activity of his illustrations and the vitality of his characters. I did manage to copy the basic shapes of Black & […]

Sitting Man

The Sitting Man

I’ve been reading and writing a lot about comics that even my attempt at drawing something that should look more like a manga character ended up like a character from comic books. Possible explanations include watching That’s What I Am while sketching, too much Western movies and TV series, and getting annoyed at every Bleach […]

Superflat

Superflat

I just finished watching Tekkon Kinkreet, a story about two street urchins Black and White, and their relationship with the town that they rule – Treasure Town. The anime art reminded me of Kemono Zume and parts of Noein, where the characters are drawn lang flat objects. Since I saw Kemono Zume and read Ping […]