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02. 2024

Forest Series

Forest no.2
803 x 606 mm
Ink, acrylic, paper, wooden panel

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Forest no.1

803 x 606 mm
Ink, paper, wooden panel

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Forest no.3

803 x 606 mm
Ink, acrylic, paper, wooden panel
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01. 2024

Silk Scarf - Collaboration with Echo New York

Delighted to collaborate with the wonderful Echo New York to celebrate their 100 year anniversary.
It’s a limited edition of 100 silk scarves, and $100 of each sale will be donated to the non profit charity organisation One Tree Planted.
I'm really happy how this turned out!

More info : https://echonewyork.com/products/nomoco

 


 


 





 

01. 2024

Wishing you a wonderful 2024:)

This is a reminder to myself this year.
Things To Do
420 x 297 mm
ink and correction pen on paper

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12. 2023

Organising Chaos at YUKIKOMIZITANI

個展『Organising Chaos』は無事終了しました。ご来場いただいた皆様、ワークショップに参加いただいた皆様、どうもありがとうございました!
全作品リストはこちら

Thank you very much to everyone who came to my solo exhibition 'Organising Chaos', and those who joined the ink workshop. It was lovely meeting all of you!
A full work list is available here



Broken Information / 1130 x 3800 mm / ink, acrylic, paper






Blue, Red and Yellow (c)(f) / 420 x 590 mm / ink, paper, wood panel



Wisteria and Wisteria in wash
/ 700 x 1000 mm / ink, acrylic, paper


(left to right) Untitled / 515 x 364 mm / ink, paper, wood panel | Blue (c)(f) / 364 x 514 mm / ink, paper, wood panel
Ligeti (Musica Ricercata) / 364 x 515 mm / ink, acrylic, paper, wood panel  | Evening in Ethiopia / 803 x 1303 mm / ink, acrylic, paper, wood panel


(left to right) Dot in blue / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, wood panel | Queue in sky blue / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel | Queue in blue / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel
Queue in night blue / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel | Queue in pink and blue / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel | Dot in red no.4 / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel
Dot in red no.3 / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel | Dot in red no.2 / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel | Dot in red no.1 / 841 x 594 mm / ink, paper, panel


(left) Organising Chaos / 606 x 1606 mm / ink, paper, wood panel


Sequence no.1 - no.8 / 420 x 2360 mm / ink, paper, panel

68 pieces of sketchbook ; from 'Untitled : project inspired by Cicada' / approx. 290 x 210 mm each / ink, acrylic, watercolour, glue, correction pen, paper







from 68 pieces of sketchbook ; 'Untitled : project inspired by Cicada' / approx. 290 x 210 mm each / ink, glue, correction pen, paper

from 68 pieces of sketchbook ; 'Untitled : project inspired by Cicada' / approx. 290 x 210 mm each / ink, paper

from 68 pieces of sketchbook ; 'Untitled : project inspired by Cicada', Study in Red no.1 - no.12 / approx. 290 x 210 mm each / ink, paper

(left) Dry Event / 803 x 606 mm / ink, acrylic, pencil, paper, panel | (centre) Forest (森) / 803 x 606 mm / ink, acrylic, paper, pane | (right) silk scarf (collaboration with Echo New York)


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11. 2023

Organising Chaos at YUKIKOMIZITANI

個展『Organising Chaos』が始まりました! 80点ほど作品を展示しています。ぜひお立ち寄りください。
My solo exhibition 'Organising Chaos' has started. About 80 pieces are exhibited. Please drop by if you're around!

   会場 :      YUKIKOMIZUTANI
   場所: 
   東京都品川区東品川1-32-8 TERRADA ART COMPLAEX Ⅱ 1F
   会期: 
   2023年10月21日 – 11月11日
   開廊日:
   火 – 土 12:00 – 18:00 (休廊日:日・月・祝)
   Website :   https://yukikomizutani.com/japanese/exhibitions/3171

   *作品リストはこちら

   YUKIKOMIZUTANI
   Address :   TERRADA ART COMPLEX II 1F, 1-32-8 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
   Dates :    21 October - 11 November 2023
   Hours :    12:00 – 18:00 on Tuesday - Saturday
   Website :   https://yukikomizutani.com/exhibitions/nomoco-solo-exhibition-2

   *A full work list is available here

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Broken Information (details)
1130 x 3800 mm
ink, acrylic, paper
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10. 2023

Solo Exhibition 'Organising Chaos' at YUKIKOMIZITANI in Tokyo

(JP) YUKIKOMIZUTANIで、個展『Organising Chaos』を開催いたします。
今回の個展では、私がこれまでイラストレーターとして発表してきた作品の一部を発展させた作品群で構成されます。
自身の中にある窮屈で混沌とした状態を整理するような感覚、頭の中のごちゃごちゃをきちんと並べて整理しようとする感覚、
コントロールできないものをコントロールし ようとする感覚。そして間違いや偶然から生まれる発見、その時の絵の中に飛び込むようなトランス状態、
その中に生まれるセラピューティックな色とかたち。これらの様々な感覚を、インクの動きを使い作品に落とし込んでいます。
お気軽にお立ち寄りください。

   会場 :      YUKIKOMIZUTANI
   場所: 
   東京都品川区東品川1-32-8 TERRADA ART COMPLAEX Ⅱ 1F
   会期: 
   2023年10月21日 – 11月11日
   開廊日:
   火 – 土 12:00 – 18:00
   休廊日:
   日・月・祝
   Website :   https://yukikomizutani.com/japanese/exhibitions/3171


(EN) Excited to announce my solo exhibition 'Organising Chaos' at YUKIKOMIZUTANI in Tokyo, Japan.
I will exhibit a collection of inky vivid textures to express organising chaos within myself; The feeling of trying to organise a cramped and confused state, the feeling of trying to neatly arrange the mess inside one’s head, the feeling of trying to control the uncontrollable. The mistakes and discoveries birthed by chance, diving into the picture in a trance-like state, and the therapeutic colours and shapes that emerge... all these sensations are incorporated into pieces via the movement of ink.
Please drop by if you are happened to be around!

   YUKIKOMIZUTANI
   Address :   TERRADA ART COMPLEX II 1F, 1-32-8 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
   Dates :    21 October - 11 November 2023
   Hours :    12:00 – 18:00 on Tuesday - Saturday
   Website :   https://yukikomizutani.com/exhibitions/nomoco-solo-exhibition-2


Untitled (2023)
364 x 515 mm
ink, paper, wooden panel

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09.2023

A Siren's Lament by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

Cover illustration for the Japanese classic novel 'A Siren's Lament' by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki, translated by Bryan Karetnyk. Published by Pushkin Press.

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07. 2023

BARNEYS NEW YORK

Happy to share photos of the collaboration with BARNEYS NEW YORK Japan.
Inspired by nature, I have created two designs; "LEAVES" as an expression of shiney leaves and "WAVES" as the reflection of rhythmical water.
The tableware is made by porcelain and beautifully produced by Noritake.

More info on Barneys' website! :

   "LEAVES" -   Plates | Mug

   "WAVE"  -   Plates | Mug




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06. 2023

BARNEYS NEW YORK Tableware

Plates and mugs in collaboration with BARNEYS NEW YORK Japan are now released! 🍽
Inspired by nature, there are two designes - an expression of shiney leaves "LEAVES", and the reflection of rhythmical water "WAVE".
The porcelain tableware is beautifully produced by Noritake.

More info and pictures here on Barneys' website:

   "LEAVES" -   Plates | Mug

   "WAVE"  -   Plates | Mug




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05. 2023

Wisteria
500 x 700 mm
acrylic and ink on paper

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04. 2023

Spring is with us!

Emerging thought
120 x 120 mm
ink on paper
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Red Flower
136 x 200 mm
ink on paper

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Accending

210 x 210 mm
ink on paper

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04. 2023

'Sono Fatto Così' and 'Brillantina' exhibited at Binaria Book in Turin

Two picture books 'Sono Fatto Così' and 'Brillantina' are exhibited along with my artworks at Binaria Book in Turin, Italy.
The book sales will be donated to two Italian charities who support hospitalised children; Fondazione Theodora Onlus and U.G.I Onlus.

Please drop by if you’re around!

   at Binaria Centro Commensale via Sestriere 34, Turin, Italy
   12th - 30th April 2023, Open daily Mon-Thu 09:00 - 21:00 / Fri 09:00 - 21:00 / Sun 11:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 22:00
   More info : www.binariagruppoabele.org/events/arte-binaria-nomoco-in-mostra-con-aquiluna


"Sono Fatto Così" and "Brillantina", story by Marta Benoffi, art by Nomoco, published by Aquiluna
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400 mm x 200 mm (approx.)
ink on paper
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01. 2023

The Ink Dark Moon

Wrap around cover and endpaper for Vintage Classics love poetry 'The Ink Dark Moon' by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu.
This is a part of delux gift editions along with 'Sonnets' by William Shakespeare (illustration by Clive Hicks-Jenkins), and 'Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair' by Pablo Neruda (illustration by Jesús Cisneros Laguna). Book design by Suzanne Dean, published by Penguin Random House.


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12.2022

Here're some end-of-year updates!

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Botanical experiment

127 x 179 mm
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Loro Piana ink workshop

I held five days of workshops at Loro Piana Ginza to celebrate new Cocoon Collection in October.
Along with my live paintings and small talks, the workshop included;
   1. Playing with movement of ink and water
   2. Drawing botanical creatures with ink

It was amazing seeing a lot of creative experiments. Thank you for everyone who joined the workshop!

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'Brillantina' has been longlisted by dPictus!

Excited to share the news that the picture book 'Brillantina' has been longlisted by dPictus, unpublished Picturebook Showcase.
'Brillantina' is written by Marta Benoffi, illustrated by me and published by Aquiluna.

More about the book : www.aquiluna.it/index.html

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10. 2022

Horizon

Expressions of horiozon in dune. Comissioned by The Founder's Office. More images here.


Horizon (Dusk no.2)
25 x 25 cm
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Horizon (Day no.2)
25 x 25 cm
acrylic, ink and poster paint on paper
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06. 2022

Longlisted at World Illustration Award 2022

I've been longlisted at World Illustration Awards by AOL and Directory of Illustration in the children's publishing category!
This image was made for one of the pages from the children's book "The World Awaits", story by Tomos Roberts, published by Farshore Books.

   My entry here: https://theaoi.com/wia/?work=nomoco-the-world-awaits

   All longlisted artists on AOI's website: https://theaoi.com/wia



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04. 2022

I'm taking over my UK agent POCKO's account this week from 4 - 9 April.
I'm planning to share my work environment, quick drawing sessions and sketchbooks along with my work. Hope you can join me and enjoy it!

www.instagram.com/pocko

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12. 2021

Happy Holidays! I wish you the best of health and happiness.


 

11. 2021

"The Great Realisation" nominated for Kate Greenaway Medal

My illustrations for "The Great Realisation" has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2022!
This is the most prestigious picture books award in the UK that annually recognises "distinguished illustration in a book for children",
and I am absolutely amazed and honoured!

You can see all nominated titles here; https://carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/cilip-kate-greenaway-medal-nominated-titles-2022

   Title: The Great Realisation
   Published by Farshore Books (United Kingdom)
   Pages: 32
   Format: Hardback
   ISBN: 0755501500
   Author: Tomos Roberts
   Illustrator: Nomoco
   Editor: Emily Lamm
   Creative director: Tiffany Leeson
   Designer: Anna Lubecka


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11. 2021

Autumn is upon us. More mini paitings from the series coming soon!

(left) Autumn (persimmon) | (right) Autumn (carpinus laxiflora)
12 x 12 cm | 12 x 10 cm
ink on paper

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10. 2021

『十三の軌跡展』 (13 Traces)

(jp) 弘重ギャラリーでおこなわれる、エビオモ展・ミタカ展・LABO展大賞受賞者記念展覧会『十三の軌跡展』に参加します。
絵画教室と版画工房の会員さんたちの展覧会で、私はいつものインク作品とは違う版画作品のみ(リトグラフ/シルクスクリーン/モノタイプ)を9点展示しています。
28日(木)14:00 - 17:00 は在廊しています。お気軽にお立ち寄りください。

   場所: 弘重ギャラリー 渋谷区恵比寿南2-10-4 ARTCUBE EBIS 1F・B1F 地図
   日時: 2021年10月26日(火) - 31日(日) 11:00 - 19:00 *最終日は17:00まで
   www.hiroshige-gallery.com


(en) I'm participating in the group exhibition "Jusan no Kisekiten" (13 Traces) at HIROSHIGE Gallery in Tokyo, an exhibition by artists from Atelier Ebis.
I'm exhibiting only printmaking pieces such as lithography, silcskreen and monotype - quite diffrent from my usual inky stuff!
I'll be at the gallery on 28th, from 14:00 - 17:00 so please come and say hello if you're around.

   26 - 31 October 2021, Open daily 11:00 - 19:00, *31st closes at 17:00
   at HIROSHIGE Gallery, ART CUBE EBIS 1F/B1F, 2-10-4 Ebisu Minami, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo map
   www.hiroshige-gallery.com


(left) Tree woman's sister / (right) Tree woman       
29 x 35.5 cm
lithograph, silkscreen ..


8 girls 1 bird
38.5 x 28 cm
lithograph..

 

Dance
56.5 x 45 cm
monotype
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REALLY REALLY REALLY
50 x 39 cm
lithograph
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10. 2021

Turin International Book Fair

Two picture books "Sono Fatto Così" and "Brillantina" will be exhibited at the Turin International Book Fair. Please drop by if you're around!
"Sono Fatto Così" and "Brillantina" are written by Marta Benoff, illustrated by me and published by Aquiluna this year.

  14 - 18 October 2021
  10:00 - 20:00 on Thurs, Sun and Mon / 10:00 - 21:00 on Fri and Sat
  at Lingotto Fiere, Via Nizza, 294, Torino, Italy

  Booth info : www.salonelibro.it/visita/catalogo-espositori.html?option=com_exhibitors&view=exhibitor_card&Id=1555

  Books info : www.aquiluna.it/index.html


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09. 2021

Shortlisted at World Illustration Award 2021

Excited to share the news that I've been shortlisted at World Illustration Awards by AOL and Directory of Illustration in the editorial category!

   My entry here: https://theaoi.com/wia/?work=nomoco-the-happiness-handbook

   All shortlisted artists on AOI's website: https://theaoi.com/wia

   Online galleries of work in context, sketches, flipthroughs: https://theaoi.com/showcase/world-illustration-awards-2021

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08. 2021

THE WORLD AWAITS

I illustrated the picture book "THE WORLD AWAITS", story written by Tomos Roberts, published by Farshore Books, UK.
Uplifting poetry with full of encouraging words!

"With each good word,
and each good deed,
the global goodness grows."


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07. 2021

Lithography

Botanical Garden
29.5 x 35.5 cm
lithograph

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06. 2021

"Sono fatto così" and "Brillantina" for charities in Italy

I made these picture books "Sono Fatto Così" and "Brillantina" with Marta Benoffi in 2015 - 2016, and they're finally released in Italy!
The book sales will be donated to two Italian charities; Fondazione Theodora Onlus and U.G.I Onlus.
The charity champaign ends on 24th June. The books will be sold in selected book shopd after the champaign.

"Sono fatto così" (Just the way I am) is a sweet tale about a young tree who has a different trait to the others; it floats!
We are all different and it doesn't matter how others look at us - the story shows the freedom to be yourself.

"Brillantina" is an empowering story of a dim, metropolitan lamp who wants to shine.
It tells the story of serene self-affirmation - we have our own light within us, and it's up to us to make it shine.

The worlds of Marta's stories are charming and uplifting. I truly enjoyed working on the pictures and I think it makes you smile too :)
Hardcover, 20 x 20 cm, 30 pages full colour. All original images drawn with ink. More info below (in Italian);

  Book info : https://www.aquiluna.it/index.html

  Fondazione Theodora Onlus helps hospitalized children : https://it.theodora.org
  Donation description : https://www.eppela.com/it/projects/30416-regaliamo-un-audiolibro-ai-bambini-in-ospedale

  U.G.I Onlus supports children with cancer : https://www.ugi-torino.it
  Donation description : https://www.eppela.com/it/projects/30449-nutriamoci-di-lettura


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06. 2021

Longlisted at World Illustration Award 2021

I've been longlisted at World Illustration Awards by AOL and Directory of Illustration in the editorial category!
The image is made for the opening page of the article ‘The happiness Handbook’, in Health magazine which focuses on women’s health. The article describes 10 small but effective ways to help the feeling of joyfulness flourish. My idea is to create an atmosphere of joy with a gathering of happy women inspired by petals of blooming nature.

   My entry here: https://theaoi.com/wia/?work=nomoco-the-happiness-handbook

   All longlisted artists on AOI's website: https://theaoi.com/wia

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06. 2021

Earth Day Doodle :)


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03. 2021

『たいせつな気づき』- The Great Realisation in Japanese

(JP) 絵本『たいせつな気づき』(原題:The Great Realisation)が出版されました。
舞台は、コロナウイルスを経てより良くなったいつかの未来。一人の男の子が、お気に入りの物語をせがみます。
そして、2020年に起きた、ウイルスをきっかけに人々が人間らしさを取り戻したときのお話が始まります。

トモス・ロバーツ 著、大嶋野々花 訳、創元社から出版されています。全32ページ、絵はインクとアクリルを使って描きました。 詳しくはこちら

(EN) Japanese edition of the book "The Great Realisation" by Tomos Roberts is launched now!
It's a hopeful bedtime story in response to the Covid-19 pandemic we are currently facing, and our possible future.
Illustrated by me, translated by Nonoka Ohno, published by Sogensha. Originally published by Egmont UK in 2020.

More information on Japanese edition here, English edition here.

 

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02. 2021

『たいせつな気づき』- The Great Realisation in Japanese

(JP) 絵本『たいせつな気づき』(原題:The Great Realisation)が日本語に翻訳されました。
激しい変化の起きているこの時代に生きる人たちのための、希望に満ちたおとぎ話です。
トモス・ロバーツ 著、大嶋野々花 訳、創元社から2月25日に出版されます。 詳しくはこちら

(EN) Picture book "The Great Realisation" is now translated into Japanese!
It's a hopeful bedtime story written by Tomos Roberts, originally published by Egmont (UK), HarperKids (USA) and HarperCollins Children's (Australia) in 2020.
Japanese edition is translated by Nonoka Ohno, and will be published by Sogensha on 25th February. More information here


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01. 01. 2021

Happy New Year! Wishing you a bright 2021 :)


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12. 2020

KADO Charity Project

Mini animated illustration for the charity project ‘KADO’, launched by POCKO x MONOPO together with 13 artists with audio by Zing Audio, in support of 13 different charity organisations. This specific image is to support Abortion Support Network.

Visit the link for more info! : www.pocko.social/the-kado-project


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12. 2020

Artichoke (from sketchbook)
9 x 13 cm
ink on paper

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12. 2020

"Mental health / The crisis self-quarantine will never cure", illustration for Faith Magazine.

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09. 2020

Pink Cloud
16 x 14.5 cm
ink on paper

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08. 2020

Lithography

Tree Woman Blue
29 x 35.5 cm (paper size)
lithograph

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08. 2020

Lithography

Gathering
44 x 29 cm (paper size)
lithograph

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07. 2020

THE GREAT REALISATION

I illustrated the picture book "THE GREAT REALISATION", story written by Tomos Roberts (Tomfoolery), published by Egmont Books UK.

It's a hopeful bedtime story for a time of change. First performed online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tomos’ heartfelt poem, with its message of hope and resilience, has been viewed over 60 million times and translated into over 20 languages.

"We now call it The Great Realisation
and, yes, since then there have been many.
But that’s the story of how it started . . .
and why hindsight’s 2020."

The book will be released worldwide on 3rd September 2020, and the hardcover is available to pre-order now from here!

 

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06. 2020

Indoor People in Pink Homes
21 x 27.5 cm
ink and acrylic on paper

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06. 2020

studies...

222 Tree Study
41 x 41 cm
ink on paper

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224 Moth Study
41 x 41 cm
ink on paper
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05. 2020

Kindness
13 x 15 cm
ink, acrylic and poster paint on paper

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05. 2020

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Illustration for the “Home Is Where The Heart Is” campaign by Live Life Give Life, the organ donation awareness charity in the UK.

Across the UK, those who need, or who have received organ transplants, are shielding in isolation due to COVID-19. These patients are listed by the government as the most at risk from the Coronavirus. Live Life Give Life has launched new campaign with Team Margot and NHS Blood & Transplant to thank everyone for staying home and protecting the vulnerable, with 'Work of Heart' made by many artists.

To spread the message, please visit heartathome.org to download your favourite heart poster and share it.
Outline versions are also available for colouring in your own style :)

   Live Life Give Life: www.heartathome.org
   Herat at Home : www.heartathome.org
   My herat here: www.heartathome.org/gallery-1/nomoco

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05. 2020

Longlisted at World Illustration Award 2020

I've been longlisted at World Illustration Awards by AOL and Directory of Illustration for the image made for Stacy's Rise Project!

   My entry here: https://theaoi.com/wia/?work=nomoco-stacys-rise-project

   All longlisted projects on AOI's website: https://theaoi.com/wia/

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04. 2020

Spring Blooming!
20 x 30 cm
ink on paper

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04. 2020

Just wanted to say hi :)

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04. 2020

Peace of mind

Peace of mind stay at home… change style to change mood?

How about imagining curly volume hair like foamed soap, expanding waves like flower petals, beautiful braids like string-of-pearls, strong towery hair like cumulonimbus clouds in the summer, maybe long pigtails to wrap yourself up in, or double buns like perfectly baked bread, or colourful dyes like a sparkling rainbow? Hope you stay safe.

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04. 2020

"Once Upon a Raindrop" has been shortlisted for the UK Literacy Association’s Book Award 2020!

I'm excited to share the news... "Once Upon a Raindrop" has been shortlisted in the Information Category for the UKLA Book Award 2020!
The UKLA Book Awards are the only national awards judged entirely by teachers. UKLA will announce and award the 2020 winners in July.
Book details and more images here!

   The news has been shared centrally by @The_UKLA on Twitter

   The full shortlists are available here: https://ukla.org/awards/ukla-book-award

   The book will be for sale to schools and parents all around the UK, on a dedicated web page here:
   https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/book-awards/uk0/UKLA-Book-Awards-2020.html

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03. 2020

"Once Upon a Raindrop" in paperback

"Once Upon a Raindrop - The Story of Water" is published in paperback format this month. The embossed cover remains the same as the hard cover.
The beautiful and joyful non fiction poem "Once Upon a Raindrop" is written by James Carter, the book is edited by Caterpillar Books / Little Tiger Books in the UK.

Hope you enjoy the watery world!

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03. 2020

Vibration of sound:::: sound waves, brainwaves! Illustration for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines.

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03. 2020

Reader's Digest

Scene of a town in Indiana welcoming the spring. Opening spread and spot Illustration for Reader's Digest, April issue.

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03.2020

A Sportsman's Notebook by Turgenev

Cover illustration for the novel "A Sportsman's Notebook" by Ivan Turgenev. Published by Ecco Press, Harper Collins. Cover design by Alison Saltzman

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03. 2020

SLEEP BOOK

Cover and 33 inside illustrations for the book, "SLEEP - harness the power of sleep for optimal health and well-being" written by Petra Hawker. Published by DK Books.
Sweet dreams everyone...zzz...

(left) USA edition / (right) UK edition
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02. 2020

I made a short stop motion animation. Let's plant trees!!

 

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01. 2020

Printingmaking exhibition

(en) I'm participating in the exhibition "HangaLabo Ebis Printingmaking Exhibition 2020" at HIROSHIGE Gallery in Tokyo, Japan. Exhibiting a new lithograph print.

   14 - 19 January 2020, Open daily 11:00 - 19:00, *14th and 19th closes at 17:00
   at HIROSHIGE Gallery, ART CUBE EBIS 1F, 2-10-4 Ebisu Minami, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo view map
   www.hiroshige-gallery.com

(jp) 恵比寿の弘重ギャラリーでおこなわれる『版画LABO展2020』に参加しています。リトグラフ作品を一点展示しています。

   場所: 弘重ギャラリー 渋谷区恵比寿南2-10-4 ARTCUBE EBIS 1F 地図
   日時: 2020年1月14日(火) - 19日(日) 11:00 - 19:00 *初日と最終日は17:00まで
   www.hiroshige-gallery.com

 

REALLY REALLY REALLY
50 x 39 cm
lithograph
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01. 2020

Happy New Year!

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01. 2020 ...some update from last month

Group exhibition: "HOME"

I’m currently participating in an ongoing group show “HOME” at Falco gallery in La Coruña, Spain. Please drop by if you happened to be nere by!

   12 December 2019 - 31 January, 2020
   at Faclo Studio, Calle Orzan 110 Bajo, 15003 LA Coruña, Spain
   www.flacostudio.com/home-show


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HOME
76 x 56 cm
ink, acrylic, correction pen on paper
(print exhibited at the show)
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12. 2019

Washington Post

Cover illustration for The Washington Post Magazine, memorial issue. published on 15th December.

What does it mean to create new life when one parent is dying?

Link below to read the article;
www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2019/12/09/what-its-like-create-new-life-when-one-parent-is-dying

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12. 2019

Little Women / Piccole Donne

This picture was used as the wrap around book cover for “Little Women” byLouisa May Alcott in Italian (“Piccole Donne”), published by Giulio Einaudi editore in Italy.

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11. 2019

"Once Upon a Raindrop" nominated for Kate Greenaway Medal

I'm excited that my art for "Once Upon A Raindrop" has been recognised through a nomination for the 2020 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal!

"Once Upon a Rain Drop" is a children's book, beautiful non fiction poem written by James Carter, edited by Caterpillar Books / Little Tiger Books in the UK.
A wonderful world and history of water on our planet... all pictures are originally painted with ink and water on paper.
More information about the book below and on here

   Title: Once Upon a Rain Drop - The Story of Water
   Published by Little Tiger Group / Caterpillar Books (United Kingdom)
   Pages: 32
   Format: Hardback
   ISBN: 9781848577145
   Author: James Carter
   Illustrator: Nomoco
   Editor: Isabel Otter
   Designer: Myrto Dimitrakoulia
   Publisher: Tom Truong


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Text Copyright © James Carter 2018
Illustration Copyright © Nomoco 2018

 

 

 

 


 

11. 2019

The children's book "Once Upon a Raindrop" now in Italian!

Very happy to share that the children's book “Once upon a Raindrop" is translated into Italian!
It's originally a rhythmical poem written by James Carter, published by Caterpillar Books / Little Tiger Books in the UK last year.
The Italian edition “C'era una volta una Goccia - La storia dell'acqua” is published by Edizioni Lapis in October.

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10. 2019

Illustration for the opening spread of Gather Magazine, November issue.

22.3 x 28.5 cm
ink on paper

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09. 2019

merging
16 x 21 cm
ink on paper

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swimming
15 x 19
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ink on paper

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09. 2019

Line drawing for the Wall Street Journal, for the article "Body is the new face".
ink on paper


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09. 2019

Finally completed!

summer sky (with cumulonimbus)
12 x 12 cm
ink on paper


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08. 2019

Miracle On Cherry Hill

"MIracle On Cherry Hill", a novel by Sun Mi-Hwang has been published by Abacus last month in the UK. Wrap around cover illustration.
A sweet sad and heartwarming tale with scenary that"s somehow nostalgic. This is her 3rd book I've illustrated after "The Dog Who Dared To Dream" by Abacus, and "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly" by Penguin Books - which made me cry a lot reading!!

45 x 20 cm (cropped)
ink on paper

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08. 2019

Magazine cover and opening spread illustration for Convene Magazine. The manazine is designed by Point Five Design.

originals (the cover image on the left and the opener on the right)
21 x 27.7 cm
ink on paper

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08. 2019

Illustration for the opening spread of William Magazine. The magazine is designed by 2 Communiqué.

original image, 22.5 x 28.5 cm, ink on paper

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08. 2019

SOUND OF WAVES : The Art of Collaboration

(en) I’m currently participating in an ongoing group show “Sound of Waves : The Art of Collaboration”, hosted by Pocko at Park Hotel Tokyo
The show is featuring both solo and collaboration pieces by 30 artists.

   3 June - 1 September, 2019, Open daily 11:00 - 17:00
   at PARK HOTEL TOKYO / Lobby (25F), Artist Floor (31F), Corridor Gallery 34 (34F)
   1-7-1 HIgashi ShinbashiI, Minato-ku, Tokyo map
   https://parkhoteltokyo.com/news/art-colours-pocko-park-sound-of-waves-art-exhibition/


(jp) 現在パークホテル東京で開催されているグループ展 "SOUND OF WAVES" に参加しています。
写真、絵画、イラスト、タペストリー等の30人のアーティストによるソロ&コラボレーション作品がホテルに展示されています。

   場所: パークホテル東京 / ロビー (25F), アーティストフロア (31F), コリドーギャラリー (34F) 東京都港区東新橋1-7-1 汐留メディアター(フロント25F) 地図
   日時: 6月3日(日) - 9月1日(日) 11:00 - 17:00
   https://parkhoteltokyo.com/ja/news/artcolours29/


Contributing Artists: Michela Picchi / Ushiki Masanori / Linn Fritz / Kyoko Hamada / Marco Oggian / Keeenue / Paul Bower / Hiro Sugiyama / Svetlana Fialova
/ Ichiro Kono / Martin Holtkamp / Nomoco / Van Santen & Bolleurs / Haruna Kawai / Vasty / Niky Roehreke / Lobulo Studio / Geray Mena / Atsuhide Ito
/ Bijou Karman / Ana Tortos / MUTE / Sugar Blood / Dave Anderson / AWolff / Carolina Niño Büro / We Think Things / Parallel / Gizmo

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Colour Wave

48 x 34.5 cm
ink on paper (enlarged print exhibited at the show)

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08. 2019

One Day I Will Save Myself - Poems in English and Spanish

Some photos from the poetry book "One Day I Will Save Myself" by Elvira Sastre, published by Atria Books, Simon & Schuster in May.

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05. 2019

One Day I Will Save Myself - Poems in English and Spanish

Cover and 31 inside illustrations for the poetry book "One Day I Will Save Myself" by Elvira Sastre, published by Atria Books, Simon & Schuster.
Beautiful, strong and hopeful poems that I felt emotionally connected to... they moved and inspired me. It is magical.

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03. 2019

POCKO PARK : NOWHERE

(en) "POCKO PARK : NOWHERE" - collaboration of ink and photography by Nomoco & Martin Holtkamp
I am exhibiting collaboration pieces with photographer Martin Holtkamp at Park Hotel Tokyo in Japan.
Ink x photography collaboration pieces and some new pieces will be exhibited. Please drop by if you're happen to be in Shiodome Tokyo!

   2 April - 2 June 2019, Open daily 11:00 - 17:00
   at PARK HOTEL TOKYO / 34F Corridor Gallery, 1-7-1 HIgashi ShinbashiI, Minato-ku, Tokyo map
   https://parkhoteltokyo.com/event/corridor-gallery-34-art-exhibition-pocko-park-nowhere/ (In Japanese)

(jp) "POCKO PARK : NOWHERE"- インクと写真のコラボレーション by Nomoco & Martin Holtkamp
パークホテル東京で写真家 Martin Holtkampとコラボレーションショーを行います。
インクと写真のコラボレーション作品や新作品を数点展示します。是非お立ち寄りください!

   場所: パークホテル東京 / 34F コリドーギャラリー 東京都港区東新橋1-7-1 汐留メディアター(フロント25F) 地図
   日時: 4月2日(火) - 6月2日(土) 11:00 - 17:00
   https://parkhoteltokyo.com/event/corridor-gallery-34-art-exhibition-pocko-park-nowhere/

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03. 2019

Stacy's Rise Project

I illustrated this wrap around picture for the limited edition of Stacy’s Pita Chip bag and prints using the theme ‘inspiration’.

The Stacy’s Rise Project launched to celebrate and support female-founded businesses along their journey.
They have selected six artists to create bags that reflect a phase in the Rise. You can find more information or claim the bag on stacyssnacks.com/riseproject


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10. 2018

nude
17 x 28 cm
ink on paper


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10. 2018

see love be

A cover illustration for the novel "see love be" by Tim Stead, published by SPCK Publishing, UK.

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09. 2018

Tree woman's sister
29 x 35.5 cm (paper size)
lithograph, silkscreen


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09. 2018

I have an instagram account now!

www.instagram.com/_nomoco

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08. 2018

Once Upon a Raindrop

I illustrated the children's book "Once Upon a Rain Drop - The Story of Water". Written by James Carter, edited by Caterpillar Books in the UK.

It's a beautiful non fiction poem about the wonderful world and history of water.

The book will be out on 6th September!
More information at here


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08. 2018

The End We Start From - paperback edition

I'm very happy that I could also work on the paperback edition of the cover for this beautifully written novel that I loved - "The End We Start From" by Megan Hunter.
Published by Pan Macmillan Publishing. (image top, bottom-left: paperback, bottom-right: hardcover)

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08. 2018

nude
17 x 25 cm
pen and correction fluid on paper


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07. 2018

Another greeny picture from the series I'm currently working on.

Green (women)
22.5 x 22.5 cm
ink on paper


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06. 2018

Series of illustrations for Four Season Magazine.

The image I painted, together with my thoughts, was published for the opinion page “Reinterpretation: The art of taking the familiar and making it new”;
"Colours allow me to interpret my surroundings in a physical and emotional way. Each hue triggers memories: people, smells, tastes, sounds. With each memory, I am reminded of how I felt in that moment. But how I see colour is sometimes changed by my experiences. The way I see green changed completely when I visited Mexico City, from smooth, calm, peaceful to vibrant, lively, energetic. I thought with surprise, I won’t be seeing the colour green in the same way ever again. It was an unexpected, luxurious gift."

Green
21 x 25 cm
ink on paper


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06. 2018

Woman in Green (from the series "Green")
28 x 27 cm
ink on paper


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05. 2018

Instagram Takeover

I will be taking over Pocko's Instagran for a week from today, 10th - 17th May.
I'm planning to share both personal and comissioned pieces. Enjoy!

www.instagram.com/pocko

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02. 2018

Tree woman
29 x 35.5 cm (paper size)
lithograph, silkscreen


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01. 2018

Happy New Year!

I am participating in the exhibition "HangaLabo Ebis Printingmaking Exhibition 2018" at HIROSHIGE Gallery in Tokyo, Japan.
Exhibiting a new lithograph & silkscreen print. Please drop by if you are around :)

        08 - 14 January 2018
        Open daily 11:00 - 19:00, *8th and 14th closes at 17:00
        at HIROSHIGE Gallery, ART CUBE EBIS 1F, Ebisu Minami, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo view map
        www.hiroshige-gallery.com

 


恵比寿の弘重ギャラリーでおこなわれる『版画LABO展2018』に参加しています。
リトグラフ&シルクスクリーンの作品を展示しています。

        場所: 弘重ギャラリー 渋谷区恵比寿南2-10-4 ARTCUBE EBIS 1F 地図
        日時: 2018年1月8日(月) - 14日(日) 11:00 - 19:00 *初日と最終日は17:00まで
        詳しくはこちらです。
        www.hiroshige-gallery.com

 

 


 


 

11. 2017

ALASKA

Mural for Alaska Airlines, at Seattle-Tacoma Airport in USA.

Drawn as one long continuous piece to create an imaginary journey space within nature and city.
The installation will be shown along a 70 meter wall at the North Seattle Tunnel for next 2-5 years.

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10. 2017

Things To Do When It's Raining

A cover illustration for the novel "Things To Do When It's Raining" by Marrisa Stapley, published by Graydon House Books.
St. Lawrence River, and a deeply emotional story!

13.64 x 20.32 cm
ink on paper


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09. 2017

FLAG FOR THE EARTH

I am participating in the exhibition "FLAG FOR THE EARTH" in collaboration with Postfossil, during Design Biennale Zurich, Switzerland.

The project website is now online!
Have a look to see all the flags and stories behind them at: www.flagsfortheearth.org

        07 - 10 September 2017
        in the Old Botanical Gardens Zurich
        Alter Botanischer Garten der Universität Zürich, Pelikanstrasse 40, 8001 Zürich view map
        Opening hours : Thu-Sat 11:00 - 19:00, Sun 11:00 - 17:00

        (Design Biennale Zurich) www.designbiennalezurich.ch
        (Postfissil) www.postfossil.ch

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08. 2017

FLAG FOR THE EARTH

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I will be participating in the exhibition "FLAG FOR THE EARTH" in collaboration with Postfossil, during Design Biennale Zurich, Switzerland.

Taking the current global political situation as a starting point, based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 UNO Agenda, I designed a flag for the Earth along with 15 other designers from around the world. The Flags will be hoisted for the first time on the hill of the Old Botanical Gardens durring the Design Biennale Zurich.

        07 - 10 September 2017
        in the Old Botanical Gardens Zurich
        Alter Botanischer Garten der Universität Zürich, Pelikanstrasse 40, 8001 Zürich view map
        Opening hours : Thu-Sat 11:00 - 19:00, Sun 11:00 - 17:00

        (Design Biennale Zurich) http://www.designbiennalezurich.ch
        (Postfissil) http://www.postfossil.ch



 



08. 2017

A sneak peek of an instalation for Alaska Airlines, at Seattle-Tacoma Airport! (from sketchbook)

sketch (cuba)
30 x 21 cm
pencil and ink on paper


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07. 2017

summer sky (work in progress)
12 x 12 cm
ink on paper


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07. 2017

Series of illustrations for Eifuku Shokudo, Tokyo.

ink on paper

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06. 2017

8 girls 1 bird
38.5 x 28 cm
lithograph


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04. 2017

nude
29.7 x 21 cm
pen on paper


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03. 2017

The End We Start From

A cover illustration for the novel "The End We Start From" by Megan Hunter, published by Pan Macmillan Publishing.
This dark, lyrical and beautiful tale had a lasting impression on me. I loved it.

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03. 2017

Playroom Mural

Mural for the Radiation Oncology Playroom at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York.
The project is a part of the NYU Langone Merdical Center Art Program and Collection.

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02. 2017

Sept graines de lumière dans le coeur des guerriers

"Sept graines de lumière dans le coeur des guerriers", a novel by Pierre Pellissier has been published in France.
Publiished by Eyrolles. Cover illustartion, painted by ink on paper.

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01. 2017

Denis Thériault

Series of illustartions for book covers "The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman" and "The Postman's Fiancée" by Denis Thériault.
Published by Oneworld Publications.

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12. 2016

Season's Greetings and Happy New Year !

10.4 x 14.8 cm
silkscreen print


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12. 2016

The Matchbook was featured in the Computer Arts Magazine.

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10. 2016

I am exhibiting my prints at MEDIA ARTS LAB in Los Angels USA, along with the picture below,.

Piano
ink on paper
20.5 x 27 cm

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10. 2016

I am participating in the exhibition "TACTILITY : Comtenporary Fashion Illustration" at POCKO gallery.

        06 October - 28 November 2016
        Open daily at POCKO Gallery, London, UK
        http://www.pocko.com/content/tactility-contemporary-fashion-illustration/

Untitled (woman 4)
20 x 29 cm
ink on paper

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09. 2016

Epping Forest series. Ready for mushroom hunting?

Epping Forest 2
ink, aclylic and watercolour on paper
19 x 19 cm

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Epping Forest 3 (night)

ink on paper
19 x 19 cm

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08. 2016

A sneak peek at two children's books - sweet and beautiful tales by Marta Benoffi!

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07. 2016

The Dog who dare to Dream

"The Dog who dare to Dream", a novel by Sun Mi-Hwang has been launched. Published by Abacus.
Wrap around cover illustration.

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06. 2016

A Match Book

The Little Match Girls (left cover, right interior)
ink on paper
5.5 x 13 cm

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04. 2016

Wrap around book cover and endpaper illustrations for the novel "My Mrs. Brown" by William Norwich, Published by Simon & Schuster.

An event celebrating the release of the book takes place at BOOKMARC NY on 28th April.
http://www.marcjacobs.com/about-marc/events


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Endpaper for "My Mrs.Brown"

26.7cm x 19cm
ink on paper

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03. 2016

Solo Exhibition : "A CHANCE TONE OF COLOUR" at POCKO Gallery, London

        19th February - 18th March 2016
        at POCKO Gallery, 51A King Henry's Walk, N1 4NH view map


Thank you to everyone who came to the opening night, it was lovely meeting you!
And thank you to all who visit the gallery!

The show will be running until 18th March.

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"Untitled polyptych (women 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8)", 20 x 29 cm, ink on paper / "Untitled (women 5)", 20 x 29 cm, ink on paper, acrylic, glue

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"Cells of Pink", 202 x 140 cm, ink on paper

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"Cells of Pink" (details)

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Sketchbook (edition of 100)

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Matryoshka - pigmented ink, acrylic, varnish on wood

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02. 2016

Solo Exhibition : "A CHANCE TONE OF COLOUR" at POCKO Gallery in Dalston, London

        Opening : 18th February 2016, 18:30 - 21:00
        Exhibition : 19th February - 18th March 2016
        at POCKO Gallery, 51A King Henry's Walk, N1 4NH view map
       
       
"Nomoco’s work represents ‘gatherings’ found in the world around us, from gatherings of people in an enormous city
        to gatherings of trees in the midnight forest. The built up ink and watercolour cells portray the elements in the world
        around us coming together to create unity and harmony."


        Llimited edition publication of my sketch book will be sold exclusively at the gallery. For more info, please contact here

        Please drop by if you happen to be in London!

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02. 2016

Cynthia
39.5 x 27 cm
ink on paper

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12. 2015

My work is shown in the magazine "3x3 Annual No.12".
(3x3 International Illustration Awards)

http://shop.3x3mag.com/collections/books-annuals/products/3x3-annual-no-12

 

 


 


10. 2015

Untitled (scene - snow)
42 x 53 cm
ink on panneled paper

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08. 2015

Series of illustrations for FT Weekend Magazine.

New Orleans
48.5 x 30 cm
ink and watercolour on paper

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06. 2015

Flying
56 x 35 cm
ink on paper

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04. 2015

I am participating in PICK ME UP : Graphic Arts Festival at Somerset House, London.

        23 April - 4 May 2015
        Open daily 10:00 - 18:00, late night Wednesdays and Thursdays until 22:00
        at Summerset House, Embankment Galleries, South Wing
        http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/pick-me-up-2015

 

 





04. 2015

Untitled (woman 5 and 6)
20 x 29 cm
ink on paper

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02. 2015

Workshop event at the Apple Strore Omotesando Tokyo on 14th February 2015, 14:00 - 15:00.

アップルストア表参道でワークショップ形式のイベントが開催されます。

        場所: Apple Store表参道 東京都渋谷区神宮前4-2-13 
        日時: 2015年2月14日(土)14:00 - 15:00
        詳しくはこちらです。
        https://www.apple.com/jp/retail/omotesando

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01. 2015

Happy New Year!

watch the movie here

Happy Holidays!
17.8 x 12.7 cm
ink on paper

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01. 2015

START SOMETHING NEW

Apple's "Start Something New." campaign has launched worldwide. A new experience :)
(EN) http://www.apple.com/start-something-new

アップルストアで『新しい何かを始めよう』キャンペーンがはじまりました。世界中のアップルストアで展示されます。
(JP) http://www.apple.com/jp/start-something-new

iPad Air 2 + Brushes Redux

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11. 2014

Epping Forest
ink, aclylic and watercolour on paper
24 x 19 cm (two pieces connected)

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09. 2014

Tool of the Trade
ink on paper
40 x 20 cm

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08. 2014

My work is featured in "Illustration Now! 5" by TASCHEN, along with the picture below.
http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/design/all/04472/facts.illustration_now_5.htm

Pink - Blue - Brown
19 x 27 cm
ink on paper

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07. 2014

Tenugui (Japanese towel) is available from Nijiyura.
This Tenugui is hand dyed by the "Chusen" dyeing technique originated in Osaka, Japan.

http://www.nijiyura.jp/SHOP/TF22101.html

 

 


 


05. 2014

Group exhibition Amanacliq Summer Festival at studioArk in Shanghai.

Untitled (scene - night)
42 x 53 cm
ink on panneled paper

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05. 2014

Untitled Polyptych (women)
20 x 29 cm
ink on paper

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05. 2014

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly

A novel "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly" by Sun Mi-Hwang is launched in the UK. Published by Penguin Books.
Wrap around cover and inside illustrations.

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