Incredibly Real Manga Drawings Of Japan

In manga Yotsuba&!, artist Kiyohiko Azuma draw characters in a stylised, not-so-realistic way. The backgrounds, however, are insanely realistic. 

[Via Spoon & Tamago | DesignStack]

[Via Spoon & Tamago | DesignStack]

According to Spoon & Tamago, in a 2014 interview, Azuma explained this contrast, saying, "I lean toward realism, but at the same time, it's not like I'm trying to make things actually realistic -- what I'm going for is more like having a somewhat strange character within a realistic world. Now, that's pretty standard in manga, but what I'm aiming for is to strike the right balance of being 'somewhat' strange -- not too out there, but not too normal, either."

[Via Spoon & Tamago | DesignStack]

[Via Spoon & Tamago | DesignStack]

[Via Spoon & Tamago | DesignStack]


Comments

    Phoney, my phone can draw anything in seconds with better quality.

    Sorry friend A, you did well but computers do it better now.

      kinda missing the point.

      well why look at any art when you can look at a photo or filter effect?

      ppl these days would be lost without their smart phones.

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