The Art of Audrey Kawasaki

Audrey Kawasaki is an Los Angeles, California based artist whose works are contradictions within themselves. Her pieces are both innocent and erotic; attractive yet disturbing. Audrey’s precise technical style is at once influenced by both manga comics and Art Nouveau. Her sharp graphic imagery is combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, bringing an unexpected warmth to enigmatic subject matter.

The figures she paints are seductive and contain an air of melancholy. They exist in their own sensually esoteric realm, yet at the same time present a sense of accessibility that draws the observer to them. These mysterious young women captivate with the direct stare of seductive eyes.

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It Was You
oil, graphite, and ink on wood panel 24″x24″ (2014)

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Manic
oil, graphite, and ink on wood panel 20″x36″ (2014)

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Maybe Tomorrow
oil, graphite, and ink on wood panel 24″x24″ (2014)

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Her Way
oil, graphite, and ink on wood panel 18″x30″ (2013)

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Time Will Tell
oil, ink, and graphite on wood 24″x18″ (2013)

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You Come First
oil, acrylic, and graphite on wood panel 16″x16″ (2012)

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Mizuki
oil, graphite, and ink on wood panel 35″x35″ (2014)

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Enrapture
oil and graphite on wood panel 24″x24″ (2011)

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Deeper
oil and graphite on wood panel 24″x18″ (2011)

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“Hyakki Yakou” 百鬼夜行 night parade (inspired by Hyakki Yako scroll)
oil and graphite on wood 25.5″x15.5″ (2009)

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Here For Now
graphite and ink on paper 12″x16″ (2013)

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Art by Ayah Andoh

Ayah Andoh is an up-and-coming artist whose work has been featured at several galleries in the Bay Area. She is an illustration major at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Ayah is interested in editorial and book illustration as well as visual developement for films and TV. Her art is represented in both digital and traditional media. Check out more of her work here.

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Ephemeral Dream World of Atsuko Goto

Atsuko Goto’s dreamlike illustrations are ethereal visions of otherworldly beauty submerged in a cloudy haze. Working in watercolor and lapis lazuli on cotton, Goto investigates the fundamental relationships between humankind and nature, death, decay and regeneration. She is a graduate of the National University of Fine Arts and Music Tokyo.

Visit Goto’s page HERE for more of her amazing works.

Eye-catching, Elegant Illustrations by Anna Dittmann

Anna Dittmann is a young illustrator from San Francisco with a talent for creating enigmatic portraits. She has been artistic from a young age, but became serious about her art when she discovered Photoshop at the age of 13. Anna’s love of nature and biology is a recurring theme in her work. Her pieces evoke a sense of mystery through her delicate and ethereal style. She creates soft pieces that emit organic natural elements, mythology and movement.

This is my personal favorite. I am partial to anything octopus!

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Vine

Orb

Mane

Crown

Camouflage

Find more of Anna’s work HERE.