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Pokemon as an Ukiyo-e
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Published: June 27, 2012
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Pokemon, re-imagined as an ukiyo-e. Don't worry, it's not animal abuse. They love to fight.
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multi-muttHobbyist Traditional Artist
this is brilliant!
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DeBree420Hobbyist Digital Artist
Any chance you can post this up on redbubble so I can buy this as a t-shirt print?
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2000daggersStudent Digital Artist
they really close up to that lil electric bastard.
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calavelHobbyist General Artist
This is incredibly skilled and well done. Well worth the DD, and congrats!
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LorGistamanRakkHobbyist Traditional Artist
Ohhhh nooooo!!!!! >< this traditional Japanese water color style is solo cool.....and modern too^^
Very good great work!!! Indeed!!
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Rafa-Oliveir4Hobbyist General Artist
excelent!
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Partner-in-crimeHobbyist Photographer
This is just amazing! Would totally buy this!!
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JohnonymHobbyist
Very funny to see the Japanese Edo style painting with pokemon.
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This concept is really cool, and the execution is realistic. I love it! :happybounce: 
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Kaze-no-InayaHobbyist General Artist
oh I saw your arts exposed in Switzerland :)
I'ts really well done
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SNTDJFStudent General Artist
Love it.
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Darkton93Hobbyist Digital Artist
The second amazing Ukiyo-e piece, this one is great because it calls to mind Feudal Japanese gambling games. The sumo ring in the center adds a layer of familiarity, with a referee and attendants bringing out yokai through containers, each marked with the symbol best suiting the animal. This game looks hazardous and risky, and it is exactly the kind of game I see the underworld of Feudal Japan playing for high stakes. Wonderful job on this one!
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Is there a way to get a higher quality resolution of this?
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Vitani-YuyHobbyist General Artist
This picture is simply epic.  If there was one thing I was disappointed in it's that Bulbasaur isn't there... but it is AWESOME :D:D
Padarn's avatar
How can I request this as a print!
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JaeridHobbyist Traditional Artist
This was funny for me, took me quite awhile to understand who was who. Nevertheless, nice exploration of art for Pokemon, well done and nice contribution to DA!
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Another excellent idea. And of course it looks incredibly good...
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Haha, love this!
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wangssqProfessional Traditional Artist
Amazing~
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Pikachu looks awesome :3
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Lugia20711Hobbyist Writer
One of my favorites!
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QualiesinStudent
Definitely my favorite of your ukiyo-e pieces!
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I've always thought of pokemon like this x) Nice work
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