From the mind of Japanese artist Naoshi comes the sweet and charming world of Ice Cream Work. This utterly delicious book tells the story of a humble ice cream cone man whose search for work takes him down many paths s as he tries to earn a living over the course of a week.
Ice Cream Work features surreal characters living in real world situations bursting with color and detail. This book reminds us that everyone has unique traits which make them special and emphasizes the importance of creativity and imagination in daily life.
40 pages. Hardcover.
About the Artist
Naoshi's imaginary, candy pop and fantasy world is inspired by manga and created through sand painting (known as Sunae in Japanese). Sunae contains brightly colored fine grain sand on adhesive paper, giving a secret 3D effect to a fantasy world. Although the process requires patience and precision, the result evokes a childlike playfulness and the joy that can be found within art-making. Naoshi was born in Iwate, Japan, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles.