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


3 comments:

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: http://chipboles-sketchblog.blogspot.com/search?q=tanuki

And as for other Yokai like the Kappa (one of my very favorites) you can see them here: http://chipboles-sketchblog.blogspot.com/search?q=yokai