WooJin Oh, aka Hoooook (that's five o), is an illustrator and painter from South Korea. On his Facebook page, I can see that he has worked with several video game studios before.
Well, this 168-page hardcover is actually an artbook with personal paintings and doesn't have any video game art. There are many beautiful paintings, mostly portraits, included. His style can be characterised by the rough textured brush strokes and interesting use of colour palette. The roughness of the paint strokes actually makes it feel like the paintings are unfinished which they are not of course. I like how textured and rough the strokes are but yet the subjects are clearly defined.
The book is priced at US $45 and is available at
You can check out more artworks at
This book was borrowed from Basheer Graphic Books for review purposes. You can order the book from them. Check with Basheer on Facebook.
Fantastic artwork. Thank you
Submitted by Pamela on
Fantastic artwork. Thank you for the review. He draws in pencil and digital but do you know if he ever paints in oil? Is all his art digital? It has an amazing oil painting look. Love your web site!
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