Yu Maeda: A Psychedelic Artist Blending Japanese and American Influences

Yu Maeda is a Japanese-American artist, born in 1984 in Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan, now residing in Southern California (and planning to return to Japan). He is known for his highly unique psychedelic paintings, the influences of which he has discussed in a fascinating interview featured in Juxtapoz (many examples of his art are included…View Post

DMT-Inspired Artwork by Ayjay

Ayjay is a digital visionary artist from Australia who strives to encapsulate his psychedelic experiences in his artwork. Particularly striking about his work is the unique and accurate way in which he depicts the DMT experience. His pieces portray the DMT world, replete as it is with neon-bright colour, strangeness, entities, alien machinery, and jewel-like,…View Post

The Psychedelic Designs of Adam Nathaniel Furman

Adam Nathaniel Furman is a prolific, award-winning artist, designer, and architect of Argentine, Japanese, and Israeli descent. He is currently based in London. He is pioneering a design movement that he has termed ‘New Fabulous London’, which he describes as “design and architecture as a visual and cultural pursuit, which is highly aesthetic, sensual and celebratory…View Post

Book Review: Crawl Space by Jesse Jacobs

Crawl Space is a psychedelic graphic novel created by Jesse Jacobs, published by Koyama Press, and embodies the artist’s unique style of art and storytelling. Jacobs’ first graphic novel published with Koyama Press is his psychedelic creation myth By This You Shall Know Him (2012). This was followed, in 2014, by the publication of Safari…View Post

The Psychology Behind James Roper’s Artwork

James Roper is a multidisciplinary artist based in Manchester, UK. He uses traditional painting, as well as digital art software like Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, in order to create brilliant and distinctive psychedelic paintings. Roper employs a variety of artistic styles, such as abstract, surrealism, figurative, and Baroque (a form of art that flourished…View Post