Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Artist Michael Wandelmaier Creates Japanese-Inspired Images

Michael Wandelmaier is a Toronto-based illustrator and graphic designer. Though formally trained as a civil engineer and geologist, Wandelmaeir instead chose to pursue a career in the arts. He uses both traditional and digital media to create his Asian-inspired illustrations and characters. The illustrations of Michael Wandelmaier strongly reference Japanese painting and printmaking, particularly the Meiji and Edo painting styles and woodblock printing known as ukiyo-e. The literal translation of ukiyo-e is pictures of the floating world which could also best describe the art of Michael Wandelmaier.