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April 17, 2017

James Yamasaki illustrated the cover and featured story for Risk Management magazine’s article on detective dogs, all Labrador Retrievers, which are specially trained to find 61 different fire accelerants.   (more)

April 10, 2017

James Yamasaki illustrated a feature article for Hour Detroit, addressing the controversial topic of police officers’ use of body cameras. (more)

March 23, 2017

James Yamasaki's illustration for the Hollywood Reporter accompanied an article is about the battle between StubHub and Ticketmaster.   (more)

February 21, 2017

James Yamasaki's rollicking narrative illustrations for Hour Detroit magazine enliven a feature on Roaring Dan Seavey, Pirate of the Great Lakes!  James depicts the dramatic tale of robbery gone wrong, an epic chase, and the lakeman who ultimately sailed free. (more)

January 26, 2017

James Yamasaki created two powerful illustrations for an Hour Detroit magazine feature article, tracing the legendary Paul Bunyan’s true Great Lakes origins. (more)

December 7, 2016

James Yamasaki’s recent illustration for The Stranger accompanied breaking news about a King County Sheriff’s detective who’s in trouble for taking fancy vacations on the taxpayer’s dime. (more)

August 4, 2016

James Yamasaki's back-to-school illustration for The Stranger illuminated the article, “What Is Your Professor Really Like? A Peek into His or Her World: What they think of you, how to sleep with them, and other advice from someone who’s done that job…” (more)

July 26, 2016

James Yamasaki's latest illustration for The Stranger’s political endorsements issue comments on how the constant partisan bickering between Hillary and Trump can overwhelm the actual substance of what voters have to decide on. (more)

July 20, 2016

James Yamasaki's dream-like illustration for The Stranger accompanied a meditation on the effect of the new Light Rail System on the writer’s automotive existentialism.  (more)

May 26, 2016

James Yamasaki created this illustration for The Stranger to accompany an article titled, “The Crystals of Capital: Books to Keep You from Being Stupid This Summer.” It’s clearly worth a shot! (more)