松井冬子（Fuyuko Matsui）with her drawing of ghost
Fuyuko Matsui is a female Japanese artist, specializing in Nihonga paintings with a ‘grotesque’ or supernatural element. Her art has been widely exhibited in Japan and she has been featured on TV and magazines.
sad clown by Leighton-Jones
THE NINE CHOIRS OF HEAVEN. An info-graphic for my editorial class and god am I thankful it’s done. Way too much went into this than what I had time for, but hey… I actually kind of like it?
Now excuse me, I must return to my fashion major lifestyle and go sew a coat u_u
EDIT: Re-uploaded with easier viewing!
*INSTANTLY FALLS IN LOVE*
I AM SO DOWN WITH THIS.
Izanami is the goddess of creation and death and is the wife of Izanagi. From their union, the great eight islands of Japan were born. She died giving birth to Kagu-Tsuchi and was buried on Mt. Hiba. Izanagi was so angry about her death that he killed their child.
Statue of Guan Yu over Jinguashi, photo by Fred Hsu.