Students recreate 1st six volume covers with charcoal, pencil, oil painting
Tsubasa Yamaguchi‘s The Blue Period. manga is inspiring its own art exhibit. Fittingly for a manga that’s set in an art school, the exhibit will show off the talents of 34 real-life art school students across Japan. The students have replicated the manga’s first six volume covers with various art techniques, including charcoal, pencil sketches, and oil painting.
The exhibit is previewing the artwork in collage form. The physical venue will display all 34 original pieces. In addition, the exhibit also implement digital elements such as special videos and a “virtual exhibition.”
The “Blue Period Exhibition: Art is a gift?” exhibit will run in the Warehouse Terrada G1 Building in Tennozu, Tokyo, from June 18 to September 27. Visitors will be able to vicariously experience the story of…