20.01.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Lee Jin Ju

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Paintings by Korean artist Lee Jin Ju. More images below.

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07.01.16 by Jeff

Daily Drop Caps Made out of Video Vixens by Illustrator Jade Schulz

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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.

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23.12.15 by Staff

Instagram of the Day: @hi_bin

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Seoul-based Korean artist Kim Jung-bin’s wonderful illustrations depict iconic figures from popular culture and history in silly or simply mundane situations. See more images below!

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10.12.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jiwoon Pak

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Another set of gorgeous, black-eyed figures by Korean artist Jiwoon Pak (previously posted about here). Pak studied fine art at École Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Valenciennes in France. More images below.

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16.11.15 by Staff

Photographs Literally Overlap Past and Present by Artist Sungseok Ahn

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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.

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12.10.15 by Jeff

Incredibly Detailed Drawings by Artist Kim Jung Gi

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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.

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22.09.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kanghoon Kang

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A selection of hyperreal paintings by Korean artist Kanghoon Kang. More images below.

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06.07.15 by Kimi Hamada

Western Classics, Korean Style

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Wooh Nayoung (a.k.a. Obsidian) re-presents Western classics like Beauty and the Beast and Snow White in the style of Korean anime. More images from Nayoung’s “Fairytales” series below.

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10.12.14 by Jeff

Studio FNT (Form & Thought)

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Graphic work by Seoul, Korea-based Studio FNT (Form & Thought). More image below.

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