The work of illustrator Hiroyuki Suwahara focuses mainly on the Sengoku (Warring State) period in Japan. His attractive artwork uses fine detail and bold strokes to portray life-like samurai, capturing their formidable poise as well as the intricate beauty of their armour. Suwahara’s work is also infused with samurai spirit, the drive of the courageous yet sensitive warriors, and captures their life force.
In Japan, Suwahara’s artwork has been licensed widely, appearing in promotions, games, and publications. Licenses are also being developed worldwide for this talented illustrator with his skill for communicating the appeal of Japanese history in these modern times.