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Emulation of Audrey by azuzephre Emulation of Audrey by azuzephre
In painting, I was assigned to emulate the style of my favorite artist in a piece.

I chose Audrey Kawasaki, and just tried to have fun with it. If you're not familiar with her work, it's well worth looking into. She's one of the most notable contemporary illustrators I can think of.

Acrylic glazes, graphite and ink on red oak.
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drivinon9 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015
Amazing work!!!
IgnaciaH Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student General Artist
I love this stile of your artworks! ♥
This inspired me so much, thank you!
freeza-frost Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow! great job!

he looks great!
Ari-chann Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Audrey's always been a favorite of mine for a while Cx

I saw this and actually thought you had somehow commissioned her! It's VERY well done :clap:
apathiogram Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011
I'll check her out. thanks!
Yume-fran Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
wuaaa! amazing! it really looks like Kawasaki works!
StephanieNicole1002 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I LOVE Audrey Kawasaki, I thought this looked familiar
NellyTheBean Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She is one of my favorite artists as well!!!! You did a very good job at emulating her! I love it! :love:
xxltrfdxx Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
When I saw this in your gallery I immediately thought of Audrey Kawasaki ^_^ I love her work and I like how you've added your own unique edge to her style. Amazing work (:
ogcruz Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm familiar with her work and I must add that you did a wonderful job emulating her work. Love this piece as well as the rest of your work. Quite inspiring while one takes in your work.
aimeislove Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thats awsome :p i studied her stuff and its beauitful
Innocent-raiN Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010  Professional Filmographer
I love your linework <3

Its delicate but has purpose :D :heart:

Also these colors are lovely
KendraJK Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Student Artist
This is beautiful!
Dummschwaetzerqueen Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010
Great job, I adore Audrey her work is fantastic and inspireing
smilesagainstwill Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010
Haha, I actually started thinking about Audrey Kawasaki when I saw this. This is very good, I love it.
kaine2006 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
that every close to her style, iam very familiar with her work .. it's incredible isn't it.. the use of different woods.. and gains.. adding texture and depth amazing, keep up the great work mate
Secrets-Of-Paranoia Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
You're a great artist. ^^
WilliamEckloff Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010  Student General Artist
*Speechless* Its truely amazing, it could have been a Audrey Kawasaki original. I got inspired by Audrey myself but I could never create something like this. Congrats :)
constantcomment523 Featured By Owner May 11, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
KaikuSkylianFay Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2010  Student Photographer
ah~ yes. makes sense now. the Audrey Kawasaki thing.
beautiful-lady Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
this piece is really great!
Audrey is a fantastic artist=)
warisbeautiful Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2010
incredible. love the soft, smooth flow of the ink with the contrast of the rougher texture of the wood grain... excellent!
Phagetteface Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2010
His eyes are so mysterious and mystical. Its gorgeous. <3
zucypop Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2010
is amazing!! :wow:
i want to do something like this, can you help me with the technique please??
DthNtDty Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Oh snap! I googled Audrey Kawasaki and you totally nailed her style!
FingerToesBright89 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009
i love this just as much as all of her work.
this is amazing.
SanaMika Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2009
it's really beautifull
jeniharding Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2009
Audrey Kawasaki is actually amazing.... I love her stuff too! :heart:
ArtParasite Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2009  Hobbyist
Oh wow! Audrey Kawasaki is one of my all time FAVOURITE artists! I got so excited when I saw this. You did a FANTABULOUS job with it :D I have been doing art recently imitating her style - I fail! lol
Great work!
cridefea Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009
That's really similar to Audrey!!
venus53 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009
Nice =)
Leahbeast22 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2009   General Artist
You did well in following her style, only with a male as the subject.
hysterik Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2009
amazing. i love her work and this is so beautiful.
sakurakiss777 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2009
oh my god! how did u paint this so perfectly? wow...*inspired*
la-selier Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2009
love it("///" don't know if you like her but this pic reminds me of 中村明日美子'u' she's a Japanese cartoonist and illustrator..
yunamira Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009
May I ask where you found the wood? I've been trying to find a nice flat slab for essentially the same project, but I don't know where to find one. :s
azuzephre Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009  Student
Home Depot. <333 If you're lucky, you can find a really good piece in the scrap bin for less than a dollar. That's where I get all of the wood for my projects.
yunamira Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009
Oh, wonderful! Thank you so much. ^^ I'll have to run off there tomorrow and see what I can find! :D
azuzephre Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2009  Student
I did this painting on red oak, but I think poplar is the best to work on because at least what I've worked on tends to be a lot denser and smoother. Also, most poplar is pale and greenish in color, but sometimes you'll find a red or purple piece. I think it's more interesting than regular wood color. : )
yunamira Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009
Wow, thank you so much for all your help! I found two really nice slabs of poplar - one a pretty greenish shade! - , and I'm working on sanding them off now. ^^
azuzephre Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2009  Student
: D

Finding really good pieces is my favorite thing. I have like 20 pieces waiting to be painted on. Whenever I'm bored, I check to see whats in the scrap bin, more often than not, there will be a good piece, and I'll get it. Hahaha.

Good luck with your project! If you're planning on playing with transparency, varnishing the finished work will really make the wood grain come alive.
alicesh Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2009
Kawasaki ruullleesss!!! i found her a while ago completely by accdient!.. i seem to find everything by accident..
I have her pictures all over my room :D
Ive soo wanted to try doing something like that
Its brilliant looks exactly like hers
ModerateArtist Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2009
I think you captured Audrey's work perfectly. Your lines are clean and defined without being too noticeable. Your painting technique really gives it the soft quality that Audrey is know for. This is an overall excellent piece. :nod:
nellykelley Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2009
Hahhaa, I was like "hey.....that looks like Audrey's work". You did a great job of emulating her. Very nice.
When I first saw this piece i imediatly thought of her...its really good.
Triquetra666 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2009
Wow this is total gorgeous! :faint: OMG I :heart: it!

And I love Audrey Kawasaki, never knew here before, thank you for sharing :D.
ai-masayume Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
omg this is just perfect, it even gave me goosebumps. you emulated ms. kawasaki's style flawlessly!
Okico Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2009
This is extremely beautiful! It's amazing how you pulled off Audrey's style with a mix of your own, I admire that very much so.

I love Audrey so extremely much, her art is so influential and just outstanding! I would love to buy something from her but alas I am in Canada and it's way to expensive for the likes of me.
BrainIsFriedBackIn5 Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Student General Artist
i could tell right away who this was after =3 looks very nice!
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November 6, 2008
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FinePix S5100
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Date Taken
Jan 22, 2004, 4:12:18 AM