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I Create Ukiyo-E Art Posters With Famous Video Game Characters
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I Create Ukiyo-E Art Posters With Famous Video Game Characters

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I created my first ukiyo-e samurai Mario “Hunting Season” back in 2009, which went viral online. Since then I have been adding ukiyo-e style into many of my artworks and I was also commissioned by WWE to create artwork for their magazine.

This year, I’m starting a new ukiyo-e series based on popular movie, animation and gaming.

More info: xiaobaosg.com | EtsyFacebook | Instagram

Ice Terror

Based on ice climber, a classic NES video game developed by Nintendo during the winter of 1984. “Hammering your way in game is possible but probably its not going to work in real life. Terror is out there in reality.”

Death’s choice

Inspired and based on characters from Golden Axe, a video game released in 1989 by Sega. This is an unknown battle of the heroes with the skeleton from the character selection.

One piece of Dream

The dream of Captain Monkey is to explore the ocean in search of the world’s ultimate treasure and to become the next Pirate King.

Hunting Season

Illustration inspired by my Favorite game from the 80s “Super Mario Bros” and Capcom latest game ” Monster hunter”.

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Rescue Dawn

Inspired by Contra, a video game series produced by Konami debuted in 1987. This design is based on the boss of Area 3 in the NES version.

Big Trouble in Little Japan

Inspired by Donkey Kong, a franchise of video games series that features the adventures of a large ape called Donkey Kong, created by Shigeru Miyamoto.

Monster Dogma

Inspired by Super Mario Bros 2 released in Japan in 1988 by Nintendo and Dragon Dogma by Capcom last year. This is the sequel to my “Hunting Season”.

The Blue Warrior

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Inspired by Mega Man, or known as Rockman in Japan, a video game developed by Capcom since 1987. This illustration is based on the 2nd last stage of Rockman 2: The Mystery of Dr. Wily (1988).

Cave Raider

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Inspired by Pac-man (Pakkuman), an arcade game developed by Namco in 1980. Pac-Man is considered one of the classics and an icon of the 80s popular culture.

Hero’s Lullaby

Inspired by The Legend of Zelda created in 1986 by Japanese game designers Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka for Nintendo. Here’s my version of Link on his final journey of saving princess from Ganon in Death Mountain.

Final of the Fantasy

Inspired by one of the best-selling RPG video game, Final Fantasy by Square-enix published in 1987.

Battle Royal

Inspired by Super Smash Bros, a series that features many characters from Nintendo’s most popular franchises.

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Gabriel Sylvestre
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Nice cross of styles. Classic 17th - 19th century ukiyo-e meets classic 1980s NES creations in games.

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5bikes1guy
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Really cool idea....I could only dream of having such creativity. Great job.

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Gabriel Sylvestre
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Nice cross of styles. Classic 17th - 19th century ukiyo-e meets classic 1980s NES creations in games.

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5bikes1guy
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Really cool idea....I could only dream of having such creativity. Great job.

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