A Studio Ghibli / Hayao Miyazaki-themed group show opened at Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco on February 2nd. My contributions to the show are two 8″ x 24″ original acrylic paintings on canvas (sold as a set). The “Miyazaki Totems” were a lot of fun to work on – It was an opportunity to re-visit my favorite Miyazaki films and put my spin on many of his beloved characters.
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30″ x 48″ acrylics on canvas. 2013. ORIGINAL SOLD. Prints available here:
A tribute mashing up the mad tea party from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland” and some of my favorite Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki) characters: Howl as the Mad Hatter, accompanied by Calcifer; Totoro as the March Hare; Ponyo as the Dormouse; No Face as the Caterpillar; Kiki as Alice, accompanied by jiji; Yubaba as the Queen of Hearts; Chibi Totoro as the White Rabbit; a Cheshire Catbus; And a few other characters and a bunch of references hidden throughout the painting.
Sketch-A-Day #117. ©2013 Justin Hillgrove.
I don’t usually do tributes for my sketch of the day, but here’s one I’ve been wanting to do. Today’s sketch is a tribute to Miyazaki’s (Studio Ghibli) Totoro…