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Published: December 15, 2016
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I visited Shinsekai (translation: New World) in OsakaJapan in October and the unique history of the city was very fascinating. It was built in 1912 and modeled after New York and Paris, but the place quickly fell into extreme poverty during WWII. In recent years it has seen a comeback with lots of shops and restaurants as tourist attractions. Nevertheless it had a slightly eerie feel to it, and reminded me of the amusement themed ghost town in Spirited away.

I used a photo base for the background (still working on tutorials), and drew in the characters. After drawing so many masks, now I want to make them :p

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
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Hi, your art is featured in "Afflictions" by TheStoryTellerInMe

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Great art!
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Those are Anbu Black OPS !
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Reminds me of the anime with the gravedigger girl in the dead city. Also of Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Really like it
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This is cool!
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Great work! Nice detail, and the atmosphere is definitely reminiscent of Spirited Away.
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so beautiful
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Reminds me of a hacker collective.
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Cool to see where you got your inspiration from.
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Social horror. 
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I have spirited away but i still dont watch it. I will try this weekend
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I Geister this place and ate every piece of SUsHi i could find
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Great work ◠‿◠
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lol just bought this at cherry blossom festival, broke now but worth it!
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huper123guiProfessional Digital Artist
WOW this is epic work yuumei! keep it up love your awesome style of art ;)
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Absolutely awesome artwork :)
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This is incredible
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