Yoon Hyup is a New York-based artist, born and raised in Seoul, Korea. In his paintings using walls and canvases, he uses simple lines and dots to capture his vision. He has drawn his inspiration from landscapes, skateboarding, and music. In addition, he has collaborated with several well-known companies, such as HUF, Rag & Bone, and Nike, just to name a few.
“I take a picture with my eyes, digest it with my mind, and reprint it with my hands.” – Yoon Hyup, 2017
When browsing his artwork, some of the main characteristics I noticed about his art style were:
- He uses straight or curved lines and dots, which rarely intersect. The lines and dots are consistent in thickness.
- He uses at least four different colors. In his abstract art, he mostly uses black, white, and the primary colors. In his more realistic art, like landscapes, he normally uses different shades of the colors that are present in the scene. Each individual line and dot is one color, there is no gradient. The backgrounds are either white or black.
- The lines are evenly spaced out, and thicker than the spaces in-between. Normally, the whole canvas is filled in, leaving no area blank.
And finally, to unveil my attempt at mimicking his art style, with the curtains pulling back and fanfare playing in the distance, ta da!
Explore more of his work here. (http://www.yoonhyup.com/Air-Max-90-Multi-Camo)