- Baku Maeda
Baku Maeda (Sapporo, Japan)
Baku Maeda is a classic doodler—but be sure to look between the lines.
Based in Sapporo, illustrator Baku Maeda expresses tremendous energy and power with his sketches. Switching between analogue and digital techniques, the artist has participated in international exhibitions such as “Goback2d” in the UK, and has a penchant for new and legendary Japanese animation like Akira and Tekkon Kinkreet.
IdN 15th Anniversary Edition — p28-29
Tailor-Made for IdN 15th Anniversary: 2022 + 1.5. It is said that the average surface temperature of earth will increase 1.5 degrees in 15 years. So I made this character with the heat of earth in mind. I really hope he will not grow up in the future...
Beast!!! 2002: Self-study on character production containing aspects of fur, tusk, horn, offal, cute and eeriness.
PILOT Magazine Vol 11: Cover illustration and art direction for free paper PILOT, Sapporo 2007.
PILOT Magazine Vol 14: Cover illustration and art direction for free paper PILOT, Sapporo 2007.
PILOT Magazine Vol 16: Cover illustration and art direction for free paper PILOT, Sapporo 2007.
Waiting Paper: Standby screen by GENGEI (Flash for Modern Art Expo Mobile), Japan 2006.