Japanese Themed Yahoo! PurpleScape project from Jason Raish

Yahoo! PurpleScape tanukiprocession

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Yahoo! PurpleScape project. This will be on limited edition Playstation 3’s, Tees, stickers, postcards, and other promotional stuff. Inspired by the annual processions that Daimyo warlords had to make to the capital in Edo (aka Tokyo) to pay homage to the Shogun in Feudal Japan. I made this into a fun affair though. Instead of Ninjas blowing poison darts they blow bubbles. Instead of flying the clan flags they are flying goldfish windsocks, a symbol of Children’s day in Japan. Instead of a warlord there is a tanuki (mythical mischeivious racoon creature) on the throne. See more work at www.JasonRaish.com.

Jason Raish

No third person bio here! I was born in Seoul, South Korea and came to the U.S. at the age of 3. After being raised in forests of upstate New York I attended SUNY Albany as a fine arts major for 2 years. I then studied abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea for a year. Then I started over at the Fashion Insitute of Technology (F.I.T.) where I recieved my bachelors in Illustration. I’m into kung fu, low brow art, cooking, jazz, and drawing funny pictures.

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