Tag: japan

Namahage Jan. 2019

Here’s my first sketch of 2019. NamahageĀ is a Japanese new year tradition of Oni, or demon like figures, storm into children’s house, telling them to be good for the new year. A tiny bit similar to Krampus, except Namahage scare children into good behavior from January 1st to the 4th. It was originally a lunar…

Gemini Has Japan On Its Mind

Originally created this when I was putting together Babalon Babes issue 4. Otherwise known as the Astrology issue, I drew this around mid-late 2009. After watching news footage of Japan, I remembered this piece. So I’ve posted this up in honor of that country. It’s a mixture of the Thoth (Crowley/Lady Frieda) tarot deck, and…