Discover handmade woodblock prints of classic video games. Caringly designed by Jed Henry and beautifully printed in David Bull’s Tokyo workshop. ‘The Hero Rests’ woodblock prints went into the mail last week. The final prints turned out gorgeous – my favorite yet! I’ve attached an image to the bottom. A lot of the design decisions of these old ’80s Nintendo games are inadvertent descendants of Japanese woodblock printing, Henry tells Co.
Professional artist. Well, to try and get them to properly understand my proposal – to make them see just how beautiful woodblock prints can be – this time Dave is trying a different approach. Here’s a new concept for my origami magic game. Artist Jed Henry has taken famous characters from the video game console pantheon and reconfigured them as samurais on centuries-old Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Artist Jed Henry has taken famous characters from the video game console pantheon and reconfigured them as samurais on centuries-old Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Illustrator Jed Henry takes video game characters and draws them in the style of Ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Here, for example, is Mario Kart:.
This is a small (but growing) series of Nintendo game characters (games for Nintendo, not all made by Nintendo) as traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints by Geekologie reader Ezra’s illustrator friend Jed Henry. Nintendo Game Characters As Japanese Woodblock Prints. Count Me In: Those Badass Japanese Woodblock Video Game Character Prints Now Available Via Kickstarter. Video Game Characters as Traditional Woodblock Prints Randommization See more about Video Game Characters, Game Character and Video Games. The ingenious series Ukiyo-e Heroes depicts classic video game characters in illustrations inspired by traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. The seri.
Jed Henry Illustration
I hope you find some of the prints to your liking! Our current project is the creation of a set of ukiyo-e style prints based on video game characters. Please visit the Ukiyoe Heroes page for more details and updates. Remember Jed Henry’s series of Nintendo game characters as traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints? Hit the jump for the rest, along with a couple videos of Jed cutting and inking one of the actual blocks. The guys behind Ukiyo-e Heroes create images of your favorite Nintendo characters in the style of Ukiyo-e, a traditional Japanese woodblock printing process. Jed Henry, Rickshaw Cart (2011), color woodblock print, 9 x 7 inches. Ukiyo-e Heroes pays homage to Japanese influence on the visual design of videogames as well as to the traditions of Japanese woodblocks. Artist Jed Henry has a project entitled Ukiyo-e Heroes, where he produces renderings of video game culture in the style of traditional Japanese art. Archival image mounted on a 8 x 10 or 11 x 14 stained Birch wood block (1-1/2 deep). The print is applied and sealed with a non-toxic, water-based sealer.
Nintendo Game Characters As Japanese Woodblock Prints
Popular video games reimagined in Japanese woodblock paintings (21 Photos). The guys behind Ukiyo-e Heroes create images of your favorite Nintendo characters in the style of Ukiyo-e, a traditional Japanese woodblock printing process. Jed Henry creates amazing authentic wood-block remainings of famous video game characters. This one of ‘Mario-Kart’ is my favorite! Check out more of his prints on his tumbler. David Bull is an ukiyo-e or Japanese woodblock printmaker from Canada who lives and works in Tokyo. Jump up Ukiyo-e Heroes: video-game characters as samurai. cnet.com. Jump up Artists turn video games into Japanese wood block prints.