Thursday, March 8, 2012

Pon Pon Pon

Here's a drawing of J-pop singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu from the music video for her song "Ponponpon." I should hate it, but I don't. In case you think this is a reflection of Japanese culture, be relieved that it isn't. When my friend from Japan saw this she said that she was embarrassed for the entire nation of Japan. 

This was done with mostly gouache with some color pencil and sharpie. 

Preliminary drawings below. 

I really wanted the finished drawing to look more like these caricature above, but i didn't work out that way unfortunately. It's hard to paint faces like these on a smaller scale.