Korean artist Yeom Ji-Hee depicts states of uncontrollable emotional excess (or hysteria) as opportunities for change rather than wholly debilitating experiences. More mixed media works from “From Hysteria – To The State of Drive” below.
Love this daily drop cap project by illustrator Jade Schulz, a Korean-born nomadic artist, currently based in Maryland. Drop caps are those big capital letters that start chapters in a book. She’s only reached the letter “F” but I’m already hooked. Have a look below at the rest of the letter so far.
In “Historic Present,” Korean artist Sungseok Ahn combines past and present by shooting old images of historical locations on screens that line up perfectly with the present-day. Creating such a stark overlap, Ahn’s work explores issues of memory, the rapid passage of time, as well as the way history is treated. More images from his series below.
Korean comic illustrator Kim Jung Gi is on a completely different level from everyone else. He creates insanely detailed large scale drawings without sketching anything; imagery just flows right out of him. His precision with ink is savant-like, and he says it comes from having a good memory. I’ve never really seen anything like it.
Have a look at more drawings and several astonishing live drawing videos below. Prepare yourself.