James Jean Sketchbooks

The Sketchbooks

Of an artist whose work will amaze you!


James Jean's sketchbooks, pen & ink drawings artwork of his undeniable natural talent.

by Cristian I

JAMES DRAWINGS

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”.

Fables Covers: The Art of James Jean
Fables Covers: The Art of James Jean

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.

Photo Credits: jamesjean.com

James Jean - Horse
James Jean – Horse
James Jean - Archer
James Jean – Archer
James Jean - Ginger
James Jean – Ginger
James Jean - Mangchi 2
James Jean – Mangchi 2
James Jean - Ganesha
James Jean – Ganesha
James Jean - Critter
James Jean – Critter
James Jean - Number One
James Jean – Number One
James Jean - War Horse
James Jean – War Horse
James Jean - Wasps
James Jean – Wasps
James Jean - Arson
James Jean – Arson
James Jean - Philosopher
James Jean – Philosopher
James Jean - Enoki
James Jean – Enoki