Category Archive: Jon Miura

Studio One Summary

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By manipulating the key stylistic traits of the Canadian born street artist Kenn Sakurai also known as Esm-Artificial, a place of work was to be constructed for the super hero Wolverine.  Society views… Continue reading

Replication Through Abstract Form

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By manipulating the key stylistic traits of the Canadian born, street artist Esm-Artificial, a place of work was to be created for the super hero Wolverine (Marvel Comics).   When Wolverine isn’t busy… Continue reading

Proposed Work Space – Wolverine and Esm-Artificial

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By manipulating the key stylistic traits of the street artist Esm-Artificial, a place of work was to be created for Wolverine.  When Wolverine isn’t busy fighting, the majority of his time is devoted… Continue reading

Site Elements and Material Exploration

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The ideal site for my inhabitant (Wolverine) would be a place where he can amerce himself in nature.   A place where it is just himself and his thoughts.  As I walked along… Continue reading

Exploration and Preliminary Drawings

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Initially I was having a hard time classifying Wolverines type of work.   Much of his work involves physically fighting, this would make it very difficult to make a place work for Wolverine.… Continue reading

Project III Reflection : Wolverine

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By Manipulating key aspects of the street artist Esm-Artificial, a demount-able place of work was to be created for Wolverine.  When Wolverine isn’t busy fighting, his time is devoted to piecing together his… Continue reading

Wolverine Bio

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Wolverines Powers: –        Skeleton made from adamantium –        Super human senses (smell, hearing, sight) –        Super strength –        Healing powers –        weather adaptation –        Animal communication –        Bone claws (later made of adamantium)… Continue reading

The Thinking Hand – Essay

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A quote from Renzo Piano explains his circulation process of drawing, making and discovering in a single project.[2]  This is a repetitive process like print making.  In print making, you draw your design… Continue reading

Midterm Presentation

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Over the past month and a half I have been exploring the artist Kenn Sakurai also know as Esm-artificial.   On February 11th, 2014 I presented the research and exporations done to that… Continue reading

Reveal and Conceal Gallery

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Exploration of Themes

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I chose to explore the theme of revealing and concealing through layering.   The majority of his designs and artwork are made through the silk screen process.  By planning the voids in each… Continue reading

Artist Analysis: Esm-Artificial

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Kenn Sakurai, also known as esm-artificial produces many serigraphy prints.  Serigraphy is a coloured print produced using the methods of the silk screen process.  The cedar cigar sheets print that he produced, successfully… Continue reading

Reconstruction: Esm-Artificial

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Research on Esm-artificial is still in progress.  It is still a constant struggle to find documentation of work and inspiration.  This being said, it seems as though I have found something to work… Continue reading

Esm-Artificial

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For Assignment two of the studio class, I was assigned the artist Kenn Sakurai.  Kenn Sakurai, also known as esm-artificial is a street artist who devotes his time designing playful, artistic graphics.  After… Continue reading

Hands That Measure

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After reading the assignment I felt the need to delve into the rather broad request.   By doing this I was able to find inspiration and solidity.  In the past there were no such… Continue reading