Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review

Posted By yonghow on July 17th, 2017

Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review

Imaginary Architecture Illustrations (名建築の空想イラスト図鑑) is a collection of architectural art work by renowned anime background artists and illustrators. The impressive structures and buildings featured in the book are based on imagination, but clearly inspired by real life, famous landmarks found across the world.

Some of the background artists featured include Yamamoto Nizo ( Castle In The Sky, Mononoke Hime and The Girl Who leapt through Time ), Mizutani Toshiharu ( Akira, Yuri On Ice ), Nakamura Gouki ( Short Peace, Steamboy ) and Mateusz Urbanowicz ( Your Name ).

Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review

(above) Illustration by Mateusz Urbanowicz, a Polish artist based in Japan. He paints beautiful watercolor landscapes, you can follow him on twitter here.

Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review
Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review

These beautiful illustrations of imaginary architecture gives us a fresh and interesting look at existing and historical famous landmarks that inspired the artists. The book is also a great resource for some of the top background artists and illustrators working in Japan today. Recommended.

“Imaginary Architecture Illustrations” art book details :

Dimensions – 25.6 x 18.4 x 1.8 cm
Softcover, 150 pages
In Japanese language

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3 Responses to “Imaginary Architecture Illustrations Art Book Review”

JohnnyLA

Great looking book!

Mateusz Urbanowiciz also has a great Youtube channel with videos of painting materials. technique, and also some of his recent paintings (including the one in the book).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5sOKa8vAiM

Love his work!

Martin

SO WANT. i have such a huge respect to animation background artists.

yonghow

JohnnyLA – Thanks for the link ! I love his work too and hopefully he’ll publish his own art book in the near future.

Martin – Their importance cannot be overstated. Such talented artists.