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Yumiko Adachi. Japanese Illustration

February 28, 2011

There is a sweet naïvety about the work of Japanese illustrator  Yumiko Adachi

It  captures, in an almost folk art way, situations of everyday goings on, like walking the dog, a picnic

and some bizarre ones like having the contents of your house in a tree lol. Occasionally viewed from a

an ariel perspective, it feels almost like we, the onlookers,  are almost flying ourselves.

Cats feature in the images quite a lot and there’s a strange mix of Grandma Moses and Chagall that

seems to be forming in my mind ! I don’t know much information about Yumiko but I feel her work is

well liked, judging by the number of times she has been published. Great to see a different style.

I found her work on this wonderful site full of Japanese designers and will be blogging

about more of them in the near future.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 1, 2011 2:48 pm

    A big thank you for showing such fab work. As an artist myself, its all such an inspiration.
    Keep up the good work – so glad I found you!!

    • March 1, 2011 3:11 pm

      No worries Claire, Always a pleasure for me to get feedback on my blog too. Thanks for making the time to do that.
      Happy creating !

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