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DAY XIV Ōmukade 大百足 // Steller’s Sea Eagle ✨ A GIGANTIC version of the mukade-centipede...it roams on mountains and in caves where it can fit. They are extremely poisonous & aggressive; they have also been known to torment dragons. Human saliva is this creature’s weakness...nothing can penetrate it’s exoskeleton...so make sure your weapons are covered with human saliva for that critical hit!!! lol ✨ #inktober #inktober2018 #inktoberday14
Japanese mythology. A hare of Inaba tricked sharks and used them as stepping stones to cross the ocean . #illustrations #digitalart #doodle #japan #japanesemythology #legend #イラストレーション #デジタルアート #イラストレーター #日本神話 #古事記
Japanese mythology. When the world was still chaotic goo, Izanagi and Izanami stirred it with a spear. As they pulled the spears out, some goo dripped and became islands of Japan. . #illustrations #digitalart #doodle #japan #japanesemythology #legend #イラストレーション #デジタルアート #イラストレーター #日本神話 #古事記
#inktoberday14 #kitsune (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this ...) If you like Japanese Mythology, I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #얼짱 #美人 #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #神 #fox #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge
[Inktober 9/31] Oni, Shin Megami Tensei series. Creatures from Japanese folklore, known for attacking villages. - #inktober2018 #day9 #inking #brushart #oni #japanesemythology #persona #shinmegamitensei
#inktoberday14 #kitsune (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this ...) If you like Japanese Mythology,  I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober   #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool   #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #얼짱 #美人 #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #神 #fox #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge
Guardians that hide amongst the trees they protect. They wander their forest and watch for those who might do harm to their precious wood. They are small in stature but they large in numbers. Many a man have made the grave mistake of cutting down one of their protected. They seek vengeance over their loss. Through the endless maze of tree trunks and beam Linh bushes, they give chase. Their small army joins and overwhelms. The humans will pay for their crimes against their trees. They always do. • • • #inktober #inktober2018 #akbinktober #kodama #japan #japanese #japanesemythology #mythology #spirit #princessmonoke #studioghibli #myart #art #artist #artofinstagram
#inktoberday13 I drew my rendition  of  #umibouzu (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this..) If you like Japanese Mythology,  I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober   #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool   #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #ship #storm #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #monster #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge
#inktoberday13 I drew my rendition  of  #umibouzu (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this..) If you like Japanese Mythology,  I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober   #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool   #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #ship #storm #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #monster #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge
#inktoberday12 I drew my rendition  of  #nureonna the #snakewoman (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this one...) If you like Japanese Mythology,  I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober   #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool   #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #creepy #scary #spooktember #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #monster #dangernoodle #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge
#inktoberday12 I drew my rendition  of  #nureonna the #snakewoman (;^^ sorry.. I rushed this one...) If you like Japanese Mythology,  I will be drawing them for the whole duration of October ^^ Happy Inktober !! (Colored with #Zebrapen ) . . . . . . . . . #mythtoberJP #inktober   #inktober2018 #penart #inkart #japanesemythology #yokai #demon #kyu10art #mythology #cool   #artist #mythtober #instaart #instaartist #絵 #kakkoi #かっこいい #monster #dangernoodle #oc #markerart #zensationschallenge #spooktember #creepy #scary
#inktober2018 day 14 - #Izanagi Created the very first land mass with his sister Izanami, by stirring the primeval ocean with a spear. After a failed attempt to rescue her from Yomi, the land of darkeness, he bathed in the sea to purify himself from contact with the dead. As he bathes, the gods #Amaterasu , #Tskuiyomi and #Susanoo are born from him. #inktober #gods #japanesemythology #art
This time I drew a pair of onis. Ibraraki doji and Shuten doji. I hoped tge last two days not to get ill but now I caught a stupid cold. Meh. I will keep going this inktober... in my bed. XD @charoi.art 's demons are very impressed. Take a look,too.💕 #ink #inkart #inktober2018 #inktober #traditionaldrawing #artwork #japanesefolklore #japanesemythology #shutendouji #ibarakidouji
Day 12 - Whale 🐋 (SWIPE!) Bake-Kujira, the ghost skeleton whale 🖤 . . . How’s everyone’s Inktober so far?? Are you following any prompts? . . . #inktober #procreate #inktober2018 #inktoberday12 #whale #japanesemythology #procreateart #inkdrawing
#yokaitober Day 14: Hanako-san “It’s quite a simple thing really, all you have to do is stand very close to the door of the third stall [of a Japanese school bathroom], knock three times, and ask “Are you there Hanako-san?” “Afterwards there’s always a stretch of silence which seems to last forever. Right around this time everybody else will tend to run out of the bathroom and abandon the poor person to their fate, alone. Then if Hanako-san is really there she will answer in a slow whisper “Yes, I am here.” “According to the legend of Hanako-san what happens next will vary depending on what school you’re in. Sometimes a hand will burst through the door and drag the person into the stall and kill them. Usually though after the pause the stall door will open just a slight bit. Then if the person is brave enough they will be able to push the door open, revealing Hanako-san herself. “... it’s not known why she will harm some people and not others. Sometimes she’s said to even protect kids who are being bullied ... or are having problems with other ghosts.” Source: anitasnotebook.com #yokai #yokaitober2018 #inktober #inktober2018 #hanakosan #ghostgirl #japanesemythology #ghost #hanako #traditionalart #artistsoninstagram #illustration
Inktober day fourteen kuchisake-onna, memories as I watched the movie 'Carved' from 2007. A Japanese mythology about a vengeful spirit that attacked Japan during the 1970s #inkdrawing #inktober #inktober2018 #kuchisakeonna #japanesemythology
Day 14: Kappa Holy living well oiled fuck I am proud of this one. Love how I pulled off the 'submerged' parts of the body. . . . . #kappa #japanesemythology #japanese #inktober #inktober2018 #ink #creature #yokai #monster #folklore #cryptozoology #cryptid #fantasy #water #gothic #monstober #monstober2018 #inkdrawing #inkart
Day 14: Hair basically a fusion of three different Japanese yokai n stuff #inktober #inktober2018 #ink #inkdrawing #yokai #japanesemythology #mythology
DAY XIII Kyōkotsu 狂骨 // Long-eared Owl ✨ Discarded human bones were sometimes thrown into wells for quicker clean up. This skeletal spirit is believed to be haunting the well due to the improper burial of their remains. The offensiveness fuels the spirit to curse anyone who uses their well. ✨ is this your bush? 😧 ✨ #inktober #inktober2018 #inktoberday13
Thanks for having us out @yushi.con ! Great times as always! See you at SaikouCon 2019, Yushi Crew! Thank you to everyone that stopped by the table to hang out or pick up a teaser flyer (we're going to reveal our 2019 dates on our website and social media tomorrow, with our 2019 venue reveal Wednesday, October 17 at 12:01 AM), and everyone that picked one of the last of our first wave of SaikouKaiju. Sorry we got to Yushi-Con so late, but let's face it, I'm late for everything... also sorry I'm posting this photo so late after leaving the con. Something was wrong with my phone I guess, couldn't get on any social media sites all day after 11 AM. - Mike #SaikouCon #YushiCon #AnimeConvention #JapaneseAnimeConvention #CosplayConvention #PennsylvaniaAnimeConvention #AllentownAnimeConvention #LehighValleyAnimeConvention #AnimeCon #JapaneseAnimeCon #CosplayCon #PennsylvaniaAnimeCon #AllentownAnimeCon #LehighValleyAnimeCon #JapanesePopCulture #JapaneseCulture #JapaneseHistory #JapaneseMythology #Anime #Manga #Cosplay #Fun #Allentown #Pennsylvania #LehighValley #EastStroudsburgAnimeConvention #EastStroudsburgAnimeCon
Beware...the Ki-Rin! And no, he doesn't get his powers from drinking Japanese beer. Martial artist with strange, mystic abilities as well. One of those characters that was to be presented as something of an enigma in a given story, until I could figure out exactly what he was and what motivated him. In other words, I was going to throw a bunch of stuff at the wall and then try to link it all together in a coherent narrative later.
The 11th #inktober little late XD is because the event I exhibit my art XD #TeruTeruBozu ( #てるてる坊主 , "#shines , shines #monk ") are #dolls made of handmade paper or cloth. The farmers of #Japan began to hold them in the window as an #amulet . The amulet supposedly has magical powers to bring #good #weather and prevent or stop rainy days. In morning I make this draw In this night have a hurricane here... XD In next time I really make a teruterubozu with paper, not a illustration xD #日本 #日本文化 #文化 #art #illustration #watercolor #japaneseculture #japanesedraw #japanesemythology
Hope everyone’s having an awesome Cosplayween. Have some spidery Jorogumo goodness! • Photo by @gogocosplayphotography#jorogumo #poccosplay #blackcosplayer #japanesefolklore #japanesemythology #spider #folklore #halloween #monster
Chapter 13 of my first book for day 13 of #readwritegram 🙌⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Also, congratulations to all those selected for #pitchwars ❤️ So excited for you! I didn’t participate, but I was cheering everyone on from the sidelines. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #bookexcerpt #snippet #preview #chapter #amwriting #amwritingfantasy #amwritingfiction #amwritingya #writersofinstagram #writer #japanesemythology #edoperiod
Don't play with her hair. I love to draw hair. And her look ... it was successful. Today I drew a “hook girl“ or Hari onago in Japanese. Take a look to @charoi.art 's girl,too. #hookgirl #yokai #harionago #ink #inkart #inktober2018 #inktober #traditionaldrawing #artwork #japanesefolklore #japanesemythology
My submission for this month's @characterdesignchallenge , "ghost and ghouls" . It's the bake kujira from japanese mythology, a ghost whale said to give sailors bad luck. #characterdesign #whale #fishing #mythology #haunted #ocean #japanesemythology #boats #characterdesignchallenge #ghost #art #artistsoninstagram #artist #artoninsta #instaart #halloween #spooky #japan
Day 6 Kitsune @camillereck #camilleinkchallenge 🔖🏮🎏
DAY XII Kuchisake-onna 口裂け女 // Japanese Waxwing ✨ The vengeful spirit of a woman who was mutilated by her husband, slit mouth from ear to ear. She goes around covering her face with a mask, scarf or fan. She’ll ask you jf she’s pretty...if you answer no, she’ll kill you; answer yes, she’ll show you her scar and ask you again...”Am I pretty?”. Answer no, she’ll cut you in half; answer yes, she’ll give you the exact same scars. 😧😧😧 ✨ #inktober #inktober2018 #inktoberday12
DAY XI Akateko 赤手児 // Black Woodpecker ✨ This yōkai is that of a red hand, belonging to a child that dangles downward from a tree. There’s usually a young female figure that lures the unsuspecting traveller with their beauty but are also given a huge fever in the process. The hand itself is just creepy and doesn’t do much harm... ✨ #inktober #inktober2018 #inktoberday11
Okka (a baby-talk corruption of obake “monster”), aka akaheru, chikarakoko, gamanoke (“frog spirit”); is a small, bulbous yōkai. It is usually depicted as a round, bright red creature with big eyes, two cloven feet, and a diminutive tail. There are many variations of this yokai, with minor difference in color, number of appendages, facial features, and hair. Okka appears in many of the oldest yōkai picture scrolls. Since its original name was never recorded, countless names have been used to describe this yōkai. The word okka is a baby talk variation of obake, a generic word for a ghost or monster. It fits this yōkai quite well, as okka itself has a somewhat generic and baby-like appearance. It has been suggested that okka may be a frog spirit, based on its appearance. It has also been suggested that okka is a tsukumogami, as it appears alongside other tsukumogami in paintings. Though it was never given a name or an explanation, okka has yet remained a common sight in scrolls depicting the night parade of one hundred demons. Okka is frequently depicted together with kanazuchibō (another yokai, the "hammer priest"); it appears to be the target of kanazuchibō’s hammer. However, their frequent pairing may be no more than a coincidence. Painters frequently copied directly from earlier yōkai scrolls, and without any description there is no way of knowing if the original painting that depicts okka being targeted by kanazuchibō was done so for a specific reason, or just because it looked amusing. . really enjoying rome guys! hope your weekend is lovely 💙 . . . . . . . . #mythicalcreaturologist #creature #creaturedesign #okka #japan #yokai #monster #japanesemythology #red #bulb #inktober2018 #inktober #drawtober #fantasticbeasts #blackworknow #blackwork #dotwork #illustration #darkart #beautifulbizarre #ink #penandink #inkdrawing #drawing #bestiary #originalart #copicmarkers
🐔Merci Florian @owz_tattoo t'es un champion🔥 surtout quand tu chantes au bout de 6h.. 🕺🏾 Pour tout rdv 🔺tsuginoenpitsu@gmail.com 👉🏽 défilez pour voir les autres photos, merci à vous. #rooster #roostertattoo #montpelliertattoo #montpelliernow #freehandtattoo #japanesetattoos #japaneseculture
Japanese lanterns (just like many other objects) become alive on their 100th anniversary, and are then called Tsukumogami. Check out @diogomdalves to see these lanterns come to life. #inktober2018 #inktober #watercolor #magic #japan #japaneselantern #japanesemythology #mythology #ukiyoe #lineart #artistsofinstagram #inkdrawing #doodle
Yokai lamps eating leftovers. Not in Japan, but there's lamps everywhere in Hoi An as well. Check @claudiacbbem for non monster lamps. #hoian #tsukumogami #yokai #caulau #springroll #bao #wonton #banhmi #pho #vietnam #japan #watercolor #inktober2018 #ink #sketchbook #travel #asia #food #doodles #japanesemythology
Day 13 of #inktober is 「 guarded 」 (note: I still prefer the pencil sketch version so I included it in today’s inktober. Swipe to compare~) This is the #swole 牛頭 (Gozu) which literally translates to cow head, haha. Creative! He and Mezu are the demon guardians that guard the gates of Hell. They’ll be the first people you see; and if you escape Hell, Gozu and Mezu are tasked to find you and bring you back! 👹
Inktober Day 10: Flowing Woo bois we made it to double digits!! 🙌 This one was really fun to do, I was inspired to draw Kappa, a mythical Japanese river creature. I love the lore behind these guys, and I thought since they live in rivers, and rivers flow, it fit with the prompt. Overall it was just really fun to draw ☺ • • • • #inktober2018 #inktober #inktoberday10 #flowing #inkdrawing #sketch #drawing #art #mythology #kappa #folklore #Japan #monster #Japanesemythology #water #river #character #comicstyle #spook
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