In 1979, James was born in Taipei, Taiwan and over time it has become popular for his paintings and drawings.
Now the artist live in L.A. from 2003.
He’s first love were the comics books and it all started from there.
At the beginning of his career, James worked at DC Comics.
The notoriety of his artwork starts with the designing of covers like “Batman”, “Green Arrow” or “Fables”.
His resume includes collaborations with the Australian Ballet and Prada.
Jean mix graphic design with his imaginative drawings that creates deep artwork illustrations.
James Jean’s Sketchbooks
Without paying too much attention to his sketchbooks you can observe that his draws are so interesting and contain so much detail with a surreal sensibility.
Also there is a note of some dark emotions dropped into very subtle details.
You can find more of his artwork on his site, or available to buy in his shop.
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Photo Credits: jamesjean.com