“Works” is a collection of illustration pieces by popular Japanese illustrator Eguchi Hisashi, from the period of 1995 to 2008. I previously highlighted his work in the book review for Illustration magazine No.197.
The artist’s style is easily recognizable – very clean, simple line-work filled with flat, bold colors, at times resembling the work of Pop artist Roy Lichenstein, or even some of Moebius’s work.
(above) Poster illustrations for the Japanese shock/gore film Machine Girl. ( Loose socks are pretty much out of fashion now, if you must know )
(above leflt) The artist possess a spectacular color sense, a keen eye for attractive poses and have a knack for capturing the “performances” of the drawn characters.
I picked up this book not just because I found the artist’s work charming, but also because there’s more than a thing or two about illustration/posing/composition one can learn in here. Recommended.
Works – Eguchi Hisashi Art Book details :
– Dimensions – 11.4 x 9.1 x 0.9 inches
– 237 pages
– full color/B&W, in Japanese
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