Ei Kaneko

With a mixed media approach being prevalent within design and illustration at the moment, you could be forgiven for thinking on first inspection that Photoshop played a role in Tokyo artist Ei Kaneko's work. It's clear that the majority of the work is hand drawn but what's interesting is how we automatically assume that computer software played a role in it's creation, when in fact all the work is assembled solely by hand. With a number of artists and illustrators creating work along a similar vein but utilising Photoshop in the process it's often difficult to tell where the hand-drawn ends and the software begins.

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