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Art Print

Lukas Stobie (studiostobie)

Purikura Portrait 1: "Me and My Robot"

by Lukas Stobie
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DESCRIPTION

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.

ABOUT THE ART



Today I’m beginning a new project; Purikura Portraits.

Purikura is short for “Print Club”, which is a type of photo-booth machine popular in Japan. The photo-booth allows the user to customize & write messages on their photos, and then print them out as stickers. They do however tend to distort reality a bit, often lightening skin and enlarging eyes. Often the end result doesn’t fully resemble the user.

Nevertheless they are kind of fun to use. So for a small project I have decided to do a Purikura themed set of portraits. It allows me to continue to explore the themes of Japanese culture my previous work has. So today is piece 1; titled “Me and My Robot”, or “私と私のロボット.”




Catspaws commented on August 24, 2012 5:00am
nice one
Wayne Edson Bryan commented on September 11, 2012 6:00pm
✯ ✯ ✯ ✯ ✯ 👍 !!!
pixel404 commented on November 19, 2012 6:57am
🏆 WIN!