Sunday, September 4, 2011

Freaky Field Guide for CNN

WOO HOO!!! Now I can show everyone my gig for CNN!
It was a ton of fun making these 10 images of mythological Japanese creatures to go with Matt Alt's accompanying vivid descriptions.
Be sure and check out all 3 pages of the article.

1. Kirin
2. Nue
3. Shachihoko
4. Baku
5. Houou
6. Maneki Neko
7. Komainu
8. Ryu
9. Catfish God
10. Gama's Toad


Dan said...

Great creatures. I love the catfish god.

Fantastic Elastic said...

What, no tanuki?

Chip Boles said...

Thanks for the comments, y'all :D

Ha, I love the Tanuki, too! I had a chance to draw one a while back:

And as for other Yokai like the Kappa (one of my very favorites) you can see them here: