These Zakuro Aoyama Pencil Drawings Show Amazing Skill

 - Jul 14, 2012
References: zakuro-aoyama.blogspot & juxtapoz
Zakuro Aoyama has created some truly amazing artwork with just the use of pencil and paper. This sampling of his pieces contains both pencil drawings and notebook sketches.

The Brazilian commercial and fine art illustrator shows that he has a mastery over this medium through his exquisite attention to detail and superb ability to blend the different elements of his drawings together seamlessly. The work of Zakuro Aoyama can be appreciated for its adept photorealism.

Aoyama's drawings incorporate elements of nature and animals, as well as humans' interactions with these subjects. Though many of his pieces touch on morbidity, the result is not depressing. Rather, Aoyama's work stirs a whimsical realism and honesty within the viewer.