From Dinosaurs To Ezawa

I was just image-Googling dinosaur art for a secret mission and found a pile of work by artist Kota Ezawa and then I got all into it. I love Ezawa’sstuff–it’s beautiful, low-fi, looks simplistic but isn’t. The drawing is both mechanical and honest, which is an empty-sounding statement you’ll just have to trust me on. I’ve looked at a lot of drawing over the years and I know honest from not.

Ezawa’s work also reminds me of some of prairie dog’s greatest design. Artists: if they didn’t invent stuff for graphic designers to steal, who would?

Anyway, Kota Ezawa. Check him out!

Author: Stephen Whitworth

Prairie Dog editor Stephen Whitworth was carried to Regina in a swarm of bees. He's been with Prairie Dog since May 1999 and will die at his keyboard before admitting his career a terrible, terrible mistake.

3 thoughts on “From Dinosaurs To Ezawa”

  1. Nice! Illustrated Beatles covering Dead Kennedys is one of the cooler things I’ve seen of late. Perhaps the only thing cooler would be to see illustrated Dead Kennedys covering “Yellow Submarine.” I bet a cartoon Jello Biafra would rip that song to shreds in a wonderful way…

  2. You’d figger that he could have done better justice to the audio on the oj video, very good work otherwise. Ed Sullivan show Beatles cool.

    stev0 playin piano to LARD.

  3. Re: OJ: It’s not a great quality video–it’s clearly filmed off a monitor. Best I could find.

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