Japanese Artists, Pop Stars, and Other Celebrities


Irresponsible Pictures looks at the artistic talents of "Japan in How to Draw: Pop Stars and Other Celebrities":

It is easy to start believing that everyone in Japan is naturally born with artistic talent, as evidenced by their massive comic and illustration culture at both the commercial and self-published levels, varied artistic styles that are guarded neurotically by foreign purists and aped miserably by foreign wannabes, and the fact that some otaku-next-door can show up on a TV show and start dishing out Maki Goto portraiture. [...]